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Penang Island

Penang Island

About Penang Island

750,000 in city
1,046 km² (404 mi²)
4 m
Pinang Island is in the state of Penang, north-western Malaysia. It lies off the western coast of the Malay Peninsula in the Strait of Malacca. Pinang Island is joined to the mainland by an 8.4 km (5.2 mi) bridge, the longest in South East Asia. The port of George Town, or Penang, on Pinang Island is the state capital. The island has a population (1990 census) of 1.03 million, of whom about half live in the capital.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
723 All Buildings
707
existing
6
under construction
5
planned
5
unbuilt

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Menara KOMTAR 760 ft 1985
2 Gurney Paragon 2 509 ft 2011
3 Gurney Paragon 1 509 ft 2011
4 MBf Tower 365 ft 1993
5 Menara BHL 354 ft 1997

Building types

No. Type
698 high-rise building
20 skyscraper
5 low-rise building