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Perlis

(pûr`lĭs), state (1991 pop. 184,070), 310 sq mi (803 sq km), Malaysia, central Malay Peninsula, on the Andaman Sea. The smallest of the states of Malaysia, it is bordered on the N and E by Thailand and on the SE by Kedah, of which it formed a part till 1842. KangarKangar
, town (1991 pop. 48,948), capital of Perlis state, Malaysia, central Malay Peninsula, on the Perlis River. It is a port and the center of a rice-growing region.
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, its capital, is in the center of one of the richest rice-growing areas of Malaysia. Small quantities of tin are produced. The population is mostly Malay. In 1909 Siam transferred its suzerainty over Perlis to Great Britain. Perlis was one of the Unfederated Malay States before the creation (1948) of the Federation of Malaya. See MalaysiaMalaysia
, independent federation (2015 est. pop. 30,723,000), 128,430 sq mi (332,633 sq km), Southeast Asia. The official capital and by far the largest city is Kuala Lumpur; Putrajaya is the adminstrative capital.
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Perlis

 

a state in Malaysia, located in the northwestern part of the Malay Peninsula and including the coastal islands. Area, 800 sq km. Population, 121,100 (1970). The administrative center is the city of Kangar.

Perlis is the least economically developed state in Malaysia. Jungles cover about three-fourths of its area, with the population concentrated along the coast. The economy is based on agriculture, and the main crop is rice, which is planted on three-fifths of the cultivated land; rubber-bearing plants, coconut palms, and other crops are also grown. There is also fishing, small-scale tin mining, and the primary processing of rubber.

Perlis

a state of NW Peninsular Malaysia, on the Andaman Sea: a dependency of Thailand until 1909. Capital: Kangar. Pop.: 204 450 (2000). Area: 803 sq. km (310 sq. miles)
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Surina, 56, who hails from Seriab, Perlis, replaced Datuk Noor Mushar Mohamad, who is due to retire today.
Perlis, 78, has staged a series of major exhibitions including Subway Angels, a depiction of nightlife on the New York subway system.
Our two-pronged approach is to first cease financing coal-fired power plants and then replace them with greener alternatives such as the LSS plant in Perlis.'
Perlis, a dermatologist and Mohs surgeon who practices in King of Prussia, Pa., presenting the pro viewpoint.
Amri's black four-wheel-drive was found the night of his disappearance near a construction site with its windows smashed, a 55-minute drive from his home in Kangar, Perlis' capital.
"We hope these findings help people understand that depression is a brain disease, with it's own biology," says Perlis. "Now comes the hard work of using these new insights to try to develop better treatments."
Caption: 1 Perlis regularly holds team meetings in his office, so he needs ample seating to accommodate his employees.
The proceeds from the Vivian Perlis Endowment will pay for professional performances of contemporary American music during our annual conferences beginning with next year's meeting in Boston.
Hamadullah Kakepoto extended his thanks and good wishes to the ViceChancellor of Perlis University Malaysia for posing confidence in the Sindh Varsity in working together towards achieving excellence in higher education and research.
This paper report the finding of all season production of mango cultivar 'Harumanis', planted in the GHPS at Universiti Malaysia Perlis ( UniMAP) experimental farm, in the North West Malaysia, and the integration of biosystems engineering for agriculture transformation.
Perlis, Ph.D., of the department of psychiatry and director of the Penn behavioral sleep medicine program at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
18 November 2013 a[euro]" US family-owned business magazine publisher Forbes Media LLC said it had mandated Deutsche Bank AG (ETR:DBK) to assist it in evaluating a potential sale of the company, president and CEO Mike Perlis said in a memo to employees.