in Perak, Malaysia
- Taiping (Tekah) Airport (2 mi)
- Sultan Azlan Shah Airport (31 mi)
- Penang International Airport (44 mi)
- Pulau Pangkor Airport (44 mi)
- Sitiawan Airport (44 mi)
- Butterworth Airport (49 mi)
- Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (95 mi)
- Sungai Tiang Airport (120 mi)
- Kuala Lumpur International Airport (160 mi)
- Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley (Unesco heritage, 22 mi)
- Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca (Unesco heritage, 48 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 4.850 and 100.733 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 4° 50' 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: 06:17 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:19 am and 7:27 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -4.963 and -79.274 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Malaysia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malaysia. Last Update: 2023-03-24 08:18:37
Delve into Taiping
Taiping in Perak with it's 217,647 habitants is located in Malaysia about 135 mi (or 217 km) north-west of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital town.
Current time in Taiping is now 06:17 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Taiping, 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), North-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 22 mi (or 36 km), North-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, 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: 32°C / 90 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||9%|
|Air Pressure||1010 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 87% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Saturday, 25th of March 2023
32°C (89 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Sunday, 26th of March 2023
30°C (85 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.
Monday, 27th of March 2023
32°C (90 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Novotel Taiping Perak
Novotel Taiping Perak
The Regency Hotel Seri Warisan
SSL Traders Hotel
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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Lion Dance Performance At Tesco Taiping During Chinese New Year 2015
Got to see how Tesco Taiping ushered a good year with exciting lion dance performance.
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.
Water Fall Slow Motion Using iPhone 6 Plus. Taiping, Malaysia
Water Fall Slow Motion Using iPhone 6 Plus. Location Taiping, Malaysia.
Taiping Nan Thean Kong Float Procession participants, passing Sun Chai Yah Temple on 19/08/2012.
Part 8-12: Taiping Nan Thean Kong Float participants paying Hormage to Sun Chai Yah Temple while passing by.
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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.
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.
These districts belong to Taiping.Popular in vicinity
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Taipeng, Taiping, Taipingo, TPG, タイピン, 타이핑, Bandar Taiping, Тайпин, தைப்பிங், 太平