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Ipoh – All You Need To Know
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This article provides an overview of Ipoh Geography and Demographics. Ipoh is Malaysia’s third largest city. As of 2019, Ipoh had a population of 673,318. It is the capital city of one of Malaysia’s thirteen states, Perak. It is 180km north of Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur and is located by the Kinta River. Ipoh is twinned with two sister cities: Nanning in China and Fukuoka in Japan. The city has its own flag and official seal as well as a motto, ‘Ipoh Clean, Green and Progressive’ (Ipoh Bersih, Hijau dan Maju).
Ipoh Transport. Ipoh’s is strategically located between Kuala Lumpur and George Town (Penang Island) and consequently is a key transportation hub. Besides the North–South Expressway (Northern Route E1) that passes through Ipoh, the city is also well served by trains on the West Coast Line. Ipoh can also be reached by plane, boasting its own Sultan Azlan Shah Airport. In this article we will take a closer look at Ipoh’s transport links.
A kopitiam is an ‘old-fashioned’ coffee shop (more on the modernisation later) that can be found throughout Malaysia. The word kopi is a Malay term for coffee while tiam is the Hokkien/Hakka term for shop. A typical kopitiam serves a wide selection of beverages, as well as some simple food such as bread, toast with kaya and butter as well as half-boiled eggs.
Ipoh’s Indian Muslim Mosque (or Masjid India Muslim Ipoh) is directly facing Ipoh’s Town Padang (Field) on Jalan S.P. Seenivasagam (formerly Clayton Road). It is next door to the St. Michaelʼs Institution. Some locals refer to this mosque as ‘Town Padang Mosque’ by virtue of the fact that it is opposite to the Town Padang.
Check Out Ipoh’s Amazing Attractions
Ipoh attractions are a must! A trip to Malaysia is not complete unless you visit this incredible city. As well as being widely acclaimed as Malaysia’s food capital, the attractions here are some of the best and unique the country has to offer.
Amazing Taste Experiences In Ipoh
Malaysian food involves traditions that are reflective of the country’s rich and diverse ethnic makeup. In addition, varying degrees of influence from neighbouring countries and former colonial powers have added to the gastronomical mix.
In Ipoh, a varied and diverse range of noodles are used when serving Curry Mee. Customers often have a choice of what type of noodles they want. Vendors typically offer yellow noodles, vermicelli, or hor fun (flat rice noodles) while some provide a wider choice such as wheat-based wanton noodles or Hakka noodles.
What is Laksa? A simple-worded question that can have multiple and competing answers depending on who you ask. This article will explore the question but if a simple answer is demanded, laksa is a spicy noodle soup.