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Taiping

(tīpĭng`), city (1991 pop. 186,791), Perak, Malaysia, central Malay Peninsula. Once the leading tin-mining center of Malaya, it has been supplanted by the Kinta Valley. The city is picturesquely situated at the foot of Bukit Maxwell (formerly Maxwell's Hill; alt. c.3,400 ft/1,040 m), a noted hill station and holiday resort.
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Taiping

 

a city in Malaysia, in the state of Perak. Population, 54,600 (1970 census). Taiping, formerly the leading tin-mining center on the Malacca Peninsula, has a railroad station.

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