in Perak, Malaysia
- Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley (Unesco heritage, 21 mi)
- Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca (Unesco heritage, 46 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 4.883 and 100.733 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 4° 52' 59" and E 100° 43' 59"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Ringgit - MYR
- Spoken languages:
- Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 05:54 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:13 am and 7:30 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -4.963 and -79.274 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Malaysia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malaysia. Last Update: 2020-08-12 07:21:25
Delve into Kamunting
Kamunting in Perak is a city located in Malaysia about 137 mi (or 221 km) north-west of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital town.
Current time in Kamunting is now 05:54 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Kamunting, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Malaysia is Taiping (Tekah) Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Malaysia is Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley in a distance of 21 mi (or 34 km), North-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ipoh, George Town, Tanah Rata, Betong and Alor Setar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F
|Morning Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 78 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Thursday, 13th of August 2020
30°C (86 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Friday, 14th of August 2020
35°C (94 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 15th of August 2020
31°C (88 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Novotel Taiping Perak
Novotel Taiping Perak
SSL Traders Hotel
The Regency Hotel Seri Warisan
Hotel Vistana Micassa
Videos from this area
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Taiping Letter Head, Poster, Note Pad, Card, Letter Paper, Printing, Delivery in Perak
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Weird Caterpillar (Taiping, Malaysia, 2013-01-22)
Weird Caterpillar (Taiping, Malaysia, 2013-01-22). Went for a walk through the immediate hillside bush surrounding Taiping. Came across a barred road where we found a weird looking green caterpill.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Taiping War Cemetery
The Taiping War Cemetery (Malay: Tanah Perkuburan Perang Taiping) is the final resting place for Allied personnel who were killed during World War II, particularly the Malayan Campaign and the Japanese occupation of Malaya. Servicemen who died after the war or during their posting in northern Malaya prior to the Malayan Emergency are also interred here. The cemetery is located in Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak, Malaysia and was erected and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Kamunting is the biggest satellite town in Taiping's Larut, Matang dan Selama district, Perak, Malaysia. It is also the biggest industrial town in Taiping and is famous mainly for being home to the Kamunting Detention Center a prison camp for detainees under the Internal Security Act, many of whom are held without trial for an indefinite period.
Taiping Airport is an airport in Taiping, Malaysia. It is located at Jalan Muzaffar Shah formerly Creagh Road, Assam Kumbang and also called as Tekah Airport. The airport was built in early 1929, this wooden structure aerodrome was the first airfield in the state of Perak and also in Peninsular Malaysia. The airstrip can accommodate the Fokker planes only, because the landing strip is too short for modern aircraft to land and take off. Taiping Airport is the oldest airport in Malaysia.
Kamunting Detention Center
Kamunting Detention Centre is a prison camp located in Kamunting, near the town of Taiping, Perak, in Malaysia. The prison is used by the government to detain and interrogate persons arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA). The detention is also known as Malaysia's Supermax prison or Maximum security prison. It is alleged that this is the site where the Malaysian authorities would hold up political prisoners, usually from the opposition, and conduct torture against detainees.
Zoo Taiping (Malay for Taiping Zoo) is a zoological park located at Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. Established in 1961, Taiping Zoo is the oldest Zoo in Malaysia. It is one of the major zoological parks in Malaysia. It covers 34 acres and exhibits 1300 animals representing 180 species of amphibians, mammals, and reptiles. It also has a night safari. As the only zoo in North Malaysia, it tends to receive a large amount of visitors.
Taiping Prison, originally called The Perak Prison and better known as "Taiping Gaol", was established in 1879 and is the first and oldest modern prison complex in Malaysia. It was also the largest prison complex at the time. In 1881 Seikh warders were brought in to assist Malay warders and vocational trainers were brought in from Hong Kong to introduce useful industry in the prison. In 1882 there was an exercise to place prison inmates into categories. In 1889 a European warder was appointed.
Taiping Lake Gardens
Taiping Lake Gardens is the first public garden established during the British rule in Malaysia. The garden is located near Bukit Larut, and is equidistant to the town centre and the Taiping Zoo.
Sekolah Menengah Sains Raja Tun Azlan Shah
Sekolah Menengah Sains Raja Tun Azlan Shah or SERATAS is a boarding school located 3 km from the town of Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. It is situated at the foot of Bukit Larut (Maxwell Hill). The school covers an area of 51.9 acres and was founded on 1 January 1982 under the Rancangan Malaysia Ketiga (RMK-3). The school was formerly known as Sekolah Menengah Sains Perak and as Sekolah Menengah Sains Taiping or SEMESTA.
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