Butterworth
in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.399 and 100.364 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 23' 56" and E 100° 21' 49"
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: 11:50 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:13 am and 7:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.400 and -79.633 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Afiladera
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Butterworth

Butterworth in Pulau Pinang with it's 107,591 habitants is located in Malaysia about 181 mi (or 291 km) north-west of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital town.

Current time in Butterworth is now 11:50 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Butterworth. The closest airport in Malaysia is Butterworth Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North. 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 Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North-West. 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: George Town, Alor Setar, Betong, Kangar and Kuah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1009.2 hPa
Wind Speed with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 27th of August 2019

29°C (84 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 28th of August 2019

28°C (83 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 29th of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Eastern And Oriental Hotel (E&O Hotel)

Address
2,5 mi
10 Lebuh Farquhar
10200 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


THE LIGHT HOTEL SEBERANG JAYA

Address
2,4 mi
LEBUH TENGGIRI 2 BANDAR SEBERANG JAYA
13700 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Sunway Hotel Seberang Jaya

Address
2,4 mi
Lebuh Tenggiri 2. Pusat Bandar Seberang Jaya 11
13700 Perai
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


23 LoveLane Penang

Address
2,3 mi
23, Love Lane
10200 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kimberley Hotel Georgetown

Address
2,4 mi
No.36, G-02 Jalan Sungai Ujong
10100 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Noordin Street House

Address
2,4 mi
71 & 73 Lebuh Noordin
10300 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Le Dream Boutique Hotel

Address
2,4 mi
139, Jalan Pintal Tali
10100 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ZEN Rooms Lebuh Campbell

Address
2,4 mi
Located in Lagenda Logging House
10100 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ren i Tang

Address
2,1 mi
82A, Lebuh Penang
10200 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cintra Heritage House

Address
2,5 mi
No: 1, 3, 5, 7, Lebuh Cintra
10100 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Kids'voyage - Trésors du globe - #7 Les villes de Melaka et Georgetown, Malaisie

Published: October 09, 2012
Length: 35:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kids Voyage

Kids'Voyage présente une collection unique de reportages destinés aux enfants afin de leur faire découvrir les biens et sites inscrits sur la liste du patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco. Avec...


Georgetown, Penang; A Quick Stop-Over

Published: March 20, 2009
Length: 17:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Wanderlusts

Georgetown is located on the island of Penang in peninsular malaysia. We were just making a quick stop here from Krabi, Thailand en route to the Cameron Highlands. We first visited the waterfront...


Malaysia, Penang island, City Hall area, the andaman sea, october 12, 2012

Published: October 12, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Andrey Vorobiev

Малайзия, остров Пинанг, центральный район, андаманское море, 12 октября 2012.


Ferry from Butterworth to Georgetown

Published: April 22, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Aaron's Travel and Adventure Network

I took the overnight train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth. Walked out of the station and followed the crowd going directly to the ferry to georgetown and got the first sailing. 6am i believe,...


Penang Ferry Boat Georgetown to Butterworth

Published: April 30, 2009
Length: 39:41 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Hitoshi Endo

Penang Ferry Boat from Georgetown Penang to Butterworth on April 29th 2009.


マレー鉄道・バターワース~ハジャイの旅(Malaysia KTM ButterWorth~Hatyai)

Published: April 06, 2015
Length: 45:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nazononihonjin

マレー鉄道でバターワースからタイのハジャイまで国境越えの旅 深夜特急のマレー半島横断ルートを北上してみました。 Padang Besar駅で出国・入国...


fire at butterworth jetty old ticket counter

Published: April 28, 2012
Length: 32:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: suresh nagasundaram

video taken life on 27/4/2012 6.20pm.


Cuban Salsa guapea, enchufla, dile que no & basic turns

Published: October 14, 2009
Length: 32:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Montana Dance Penang

Cuban Salsa Class by Chen in Butterworth, Penang. For more details about our Salsa Class in Penang and Butterworth, visit http://www.salsamontana.com or http://mdapenang.com.


Beautiful Penang Island 2012

Published: April 20, 2012
Length: 47:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: epSos.de

Free video for my travelling friend http://epsos.de is about the journey from Penang Island to the rest of Malaysia. You can see the beautiful panorama of the Island in this video. Penang is...


the great hindu wedding : Vignesh & Rajes by digimax video productions

Published: July 28, 2012
Length: 45:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Digimax Lee

03/06-06-2011 Sree Maha Mariamman Devasthanam Temple, Butterworth, Malaysia Sree Mariamman Hall, Butterworth, Malaysia visit us at http://www.digimax.com.my/ follow us on Facebook, click ...


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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.

George Town, Penang

George Town (less commonly also spelt Georgetown) is the capital of the state of Penang in Malaysia. Named after Britain's King George III, George Town is located on the north-east corner of Penang Island. The inner city has a population of 720,202 and the metropolitan area which consists of Penang Island, Seberang Prai, Sungai Petani and Kulim has a combined population of 2,251,042, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia.

Located at 5.41667, 100.317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places established in 1786, Populated places in Penang, State capitals in Malaysia, Populated coastal places in Malaysia, World Heritage Sites in Malaysia

Chung Ling Butterworth High School

Chung Ling Butterworth High School, CLB or CLHSB for short, also known as SMJK Chung Ling Butterworth High School in Malay, sometimes written as Chung Ling High School, Butterworth, is a Chinese conforming school in Butterworth, Malaysia. Although it shares its name, logo, flag, anthem, and the Ten Commandments with Chung Ling High School of Penang, and Chung Ling Private High School, the schools are independent of each other.

Located at 5.43387, 100.393 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Penang, Secondary schools in Malaysia

Penang Bridge

Penang Bridge (Jambatan Pulau Pinang in Malay) 30px is a dual carriageway toll bridge connects George Town on the island of Penang and Seberang Prai on the mainland of Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula. The bridge is also linked to the North-South Expressway in Prai and Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway in Penang. It was officially opened to traffic on 14 September 1985. The total length of the bridge is 13.5 km, making it the longest bridge in Malaysia as and the fourth-longest in Southeast Asia.

Located at 5.35389, 100.346 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Penang Bridge, Cable-stayed bridges in Malaysia, Expressways in Malaysia, Bridges completed in 1985, Expressways and highways in Penang, Toll bridges, Northern Corridor Economic Region

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is located at 14 Leith Street, 10200 George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The mansion's indigo-blue outer wall makes it a very distinct building in the area. The Circa 1880s mansion built by the merchant Cheong Fatt Tze at the end of 19th century has 38 rooms, 5 granite-paved courtyards, 7 staircases & 220 vernacular timber louvre windows. The architecture of the mansion however originates from the Su Chow Dynasty Period in China.

Located at 5.42132, 100.335 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Penang, Houses in Malaysia

Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis is an old star fort located on the northeastern coast of Penang, Malaysia. It is named after the late 18th century Governor-General of Bengal, India, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis. Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. In its entire history, the fort had never engaged in any battle.

Located at 5.42035, 100.344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Penang, Star forts

Khoo Kongsi

The Khoo Kongsi is a large Chinese clanhouse with elaborate and highly ornamented architecture, a mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang, Malaysia. The famous Khoo Kongsi is the grandest clan temple in the country. It is also one of the city's major historic attraction.

Located at 5.41444, 100.337 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Penang

Wat Chayamangkalaram

Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, most notable for its Reclining Buddha statue. The statue is the 3rd largest of its kind, being 33 meters in length. In the main shrine in front of the Reclining Buddha there are smaller shrines of different Buddhas and popular Thai deities. Also on the temple grounds many colored statues of Devas and other mythical creatures are on display.

Located at 5.43189, 100.313 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious organizations established in 1845, Buddhist temples in Malaysia

Battle of Penang

The Battle of Penang occurred on 28 October 1914, during World War I. It was a naval action in the Strait of Malacca, in which the German cruiser SMS Emden sank two Allied warships.

Located at 5.43333, 100.333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
British Malaya, Far East naval battles of World War I, Naval battles of World War I involving Germany, Naval battles of World War I involving France, Naval battles of World War I involving Russia, Naval battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Military history of Malaysia, Conflicts in 1914

Perai

Perai, alternatively known as Prai, is a township and a major industrial area located in Penang, Malaysia. It is situated in Seberang Perai, which is on the mainland. This town gives its name to Seberang Perai. The town begin with a settlement located along the Perai River which has been existed since the 18th century. It was earlier known as "Prye" during the British colonial era. This area is located at the river mouth of the Perai River.

Located at 5.38333, 100.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Penang

Penang State Assembly Building

The Penang State Assembly Building is the historical Penang's state administrative building. It is located between Light Street and Farquhar Street near Fort Cornwallis in George Town, Malaysia.

Located at 5.41941, 100.343 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Penang

Seberang Jaya

Seberang Jaya is a township located in the state of Penang, Malaysia.

Located at 5.38333, 100.417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Penang

Perai River

Perai River (also Prai and Trai; Malay: Sungai Perai) is a major river in Penang, Malaysia. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5|23|N|100|22|E||| |primary |name= }}

Located at 5.38333, 100.367 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Penang

Air Itam

Air Itam (Malay for black water) is a town in Penang, Malaysia. The famous Kek Lok Si Temple (極樂寺) and Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera) are situated there. A famous Chinese secondary school, named Chung Ling High School, is located in Jalan Air Itam. The State Mosque, or Masjid Negeri, is also located there. Bandar Baru Air Itam is a town near Air Itam. Air Itam is famous for its 'laksa' which is located at the junction of Kek Lok Si Temple. The primary ethnicity of Air Itam is Chinese.

Located at 5.40611, 100.296 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Penang

City Hall, Penang

City Hall is a municipal building in George Town, Penang, which was formerly the seat of the City Council of George Town. Originally built in 1903 as the Municipal Office, Penang, the building was erected at a cost of $100,000 to relieve demand for office space at the adjacent Town Hall, which then took on a more social function. Both buildings stand in front of the Padang on Esplanade Road. The name "City Hall" dates from the grant of city status to George Town in 1957.

Located at 5.42106, 100.341 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Penang

Prai River Bridge

Prai River Bridge (Jambatan Sungai Prai in Malay) is a dual-three lane cable stayed bridge connecting the banks of the Prai River in Prai, Penang. It is part of the Butterworth Outer Ring Road (BORR). Designed by Dar Al-Handasah Consultants, it won the IStructE Award for Transportation Structures and the prestigious Supreme Award in 2006. Constructed by Lingkaran Luar Butterworth (Penang) Sdn. Bhd. on a turnkey contract.

Located at 5.38939, 100.376 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges completed in 2005, Cable-stayed bridges in Malaysia

Suffolk House, Penang

In Penang, Malaysia, the Suffolk House refers to two early residences built on the same site located some four miles west of George Town, Penang, on the banks of the Air Itam River (Black Water River in the Malay language). The earliest of the two buildings is notable for serving as the residence of Francis Light, the founder of the British settlement on the Prince of Wales Island, commonly known as Penang Island.

Located at 5.41091, 100.305 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Penang, Houses in Malaysia

Mak Mandin

Mak Mandin is an industrial town located in Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia. There are Chinese, Tamil and National schools there. There is a post office there.

Located at 5.41667, 100.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Penang

Bagan Luar

Bagan Luar is a area located within the town of Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia. To be precise, it is located between Bagan Jermal to the north and Bagan Dalam to the south. It is named after Kampung Bagan Luar which is a formerly a village located within the same area. Jalan Bagan Luar, or Bagan Luar Road, is a major road that runs through the centre of the area.

Located at 5.4, 100.367 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Penang

Jubilee Clock Tower

The Jubilee Clock Tower, in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, is a Moorish-style Jubilee clocktower at the junction of Lebuh Light (Light Street) and Lebuh Pantai (Beach Street). Built to commemorate Queen Victoria's 1897 Diamond Jubilee, the tower is sixty feet tall, one foot for each year of Victoria's reign. A corner of the wall surrounding Fort Cornwallis is situated behind the tower. The clock tower is slightly tilted, a result of Allied (or Japanese) bombing during the WW2.

Located at 5.41921, 100.344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towers completed in 1897, Buildings and structures in Penang, Clock towers, Inclined towers

Convent Datuk Keramat

Convent Datuk Keramat is a school located in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. The school is an all-girls Chinese school with primary and secondary school within the same compound.

Located at 5.41194, 100.318 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Penang, Girls' schools in Malaysia, Secondary schools in Malaysia, Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus schools

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

Dhamikarama Burmese Temple in Penang is the temple enjoys the prestige of being the first Burmese Buddhist Temple in Malaysia. As the first Buddhist temple to be built in Penang back in 1803, Dhammikarama is a temple filled with striking features and rich past. It provides a historical evidence of Burmese occupation in Penang as well as the retreat for Buddhist devotees.

Located at 5.43121, 100.314 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Malaysia, Theravada Buddhist temples, Religious organizations established in 1803

Penang Sports Club

Penang Sports Club is a cricket ground, established in the year 1947. It is located in the city of Georgetown covering a land area of about 16 acres . The ground has hosted cricket matches for Malaya and then Malaysia.

Located at 5.42064, 100.304 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Malaysia

Butterworth railway station

The Butterworth railway station is a Malaysian train station located at and named after the town of Butterworth, Penang.

Located at 5.39333, 100.366 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
KTM Intercity railway stations, Stations of Malaysian Railway

2010 Penang dragon boat accident

The 2010 Penang dragon boat accident was an incident that occurred on January 17, 2010 in Penang, Malaysia. The incident involved the Chung Ling High School dragon boat team's boat capsizing after colliding with a tugboat amid strong currents. This incident killed 6 people while 12 were injured.

Located at 5.40778, 100.346 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Maritime incidents in 2010, 2010 in Malaysia, Disasters in Malaysia

Penang Masonic Temple

‡‡Penang Masonic TempleGeneral informationTown or city 136 Jalan Utama, 10450 Pulau Pinang, PenangCountry MalaysiaCoordinates {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5|25|35|N|100|18|7|E|region:MY |primary |name= }}Construction started 17 December 1927Completed unknownCost M$ 31292.50Design and constructionClient The Penang Masonic Temple Company Limited, now Penang Masonic Temple Sdn. Bhd.

Located at 5.42639, 100.302 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Masonic buildings, Buildings and structures in Penang, Art Deco architecture in Malaysia, Masonic buildings completed in 1927

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
باتروورت, BWH, バターワース, 버터워스, Batervortas, Butterworth, கோலப்புறை, บัตเตอร์เวิร์ท, 北海