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Penang:

see PinangPinang
or Penang
, state (1991 pop. 1,065,075), c.400 sq mi (1,040 sq km), Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca. It consists of Pulau Pinang (an island of 108 sq mi/280 sq km), formerly known as Georgetown; and Province Wellesley (292 sq mi/756 sq km), a strip of
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Penang

1. a state of Peninsular Malaysia: consists of the island of Penang and the province Wellesley on the mainland, which first united administratively in 1798 as a British colony. Capital: George Town. Pop.: 1 313 449 (2000). Area: 1031 sq. km (398 sq. miles)
2. a forested island off the NW coast of Malaya, in the Strait of Malacca. Area: 293 sq. km (113 sq. miles)
3. another name for George Town
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Length-weight relationship, growth and mortality of Anadara granosa in Penang Island, Malaysia: an approach using length-frequency data sets.
The price offered in Penang Island for all types of houses (except for Apartment/Condominium) is very high compared to Mainland.
The NST report said that Flight 370 flew low enough near Penang island on Malaysia's west coast -- after turning off course -- for a telecommunications tower to pick up the co-pilot's phone signal.
The plane may have flown for another six hours or more after dropping off Malaysian military radar about 200 miles northwest of Penang Island.
200 miles (320 km) northwest of Penang Island off Malaysia's west coast.
Malaysian air force chief Rodzali Daud told a news conference that an aircraft was plotted on military radar at 2:15 am, 320 km northwest of Penang Island off Malaysia's west coast.
He said the radar tracking was at a point 200 miles (320 miles) northwest of Penang island on Malaysia's west coast.
ABOUT THE EXCURSIONS: Note that the only two included excursions are the visit to Penang Island and a visit to Thailand's Kwai Yai River to see the famous bridge immortalized in film.
A stop-work order has been issued by the Penang Island Municipal Council at the construction site since the mishap happened.
During the middle centuries and at the time Indian Muslim traders dominated trade, there were a few places frequently visited by them such as Malacca, Kedah, Penang Island and Singapore.
The dogs which killed Maurice were trained to protect the organic farm on Penang Island where the couple were working.