About Ipoh & Perak

Ipoh

Ipoh is the capital city of the state of Perak and is one of the biggest cities in Malaysia with over 750,000 inhabitants. 70% of Ipoh’s population is of Chinese origin. The city is located at a distance of approximately 200 kilometres to the north of Kuala Lumpur.

Ipoh is surrounded by beautiful limestone outcrops with wonderful cave temples; some of Malaysia’s biggest attractions are only a couple of hours away by car.

Today, Ipoh is also known for its excellent restaurants, hawkers and famous local dishes. Ipoh has also been claimed to be a Hipster City for its blooming numbers of cafés and other new trends of hipsters culture.

Perak

Perak Darul Ridzuan is a state situated at the Northern part of Peninsular Malaysia. The name “Perak”, meaning silver, was said to have been derived from the discovery of raw tin from its river. The abundance of tin, as well as its rich soil and comfortable climate, have helped greatly in contributing to the growth and riches of the state of Perak.

Perak is divided into 11 administrative districts: Kinta, Larut Matang & Selama, Manjung, Hilir Perak, Kerian, Batang Padang, Kuala Kangsar, Perak Tengah, Hulu Perak, Kampar and Muallim. Each of these districts offers a different landscape for its visitors, with its beautiful nature and magnificent landscape where visitors will be left astonished.