Alor Setar

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Alor Setar (Jawi: الور ستار), known as Alor Star from 2004 to 2008, is the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia.wikipedia
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Sungai Petani

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It is the second-largest city in the state after Sungai Petani and one of the most-important cities on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
Sungai Petani is Kedah's largest town and is located about 55 km south of Alor Setar, the capital of Kedah, and 33 km northeast of George Town, the capital city of the neighbouring state of Penang.

Kota Setar District

Kota Setar
The city is home to the Central State Administration Centre and is the administrative centre of Kota Setar District.
The Kota Setar District is a district in Kedah, Malaysia where the state capital Alor Star is situated.

Mahathir Mohamad

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Alor Setar is the birthplace of two Malaysian prime ministers, YTM Tunku Abdul Rahman and Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad.
Born and raised in Alor Setar, Kedah, Mahathir excelled at school and became a physician.

Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Adilin II of Kedah

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Alor Setar was founded in 1735 by Kedah's 19th Ruler, Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Adilin II and was the state's eighth administrative centre since the establishment of the Kedah Sultanate in 1136.
He reign from 1710 to 1778 and is widely known as the founder of Alor Setar and many current landmarks in the city are attributed to him.

Sultan Abdul Halim Airport

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The city is served by the Sultan Abdul Halim Airport, which began operations in 2006.
It serves the city of Alor Setar.

Malaysia

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Alor Setar (Jawi: الور ستار), known as Alor Star from 2004 to 2008, is the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia.

Kedah

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Alor Setar (Jawi: الور ستار), known as Alor Star from 2004 to 2008, is the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia. Kedah hosted the Sukma Games in 2006.
The state's capital is Alor Setar and the royal seat is in Anak Bukit.

Tunku Abdul Rahman

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Alor Setar is the birthplace of two Malaysian prime ministers, YTM Tunku Abdul Rahman and Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad.
The Japanese Military Governor of Kedah an assuming office appointed another of Tunku's brothers, Tunku Mohamed Jewa, to be a temporary Regent until the Sultan returned to Alor Setar.

Pokok Sena District

Pokok Sena
The city encompasses an area of 666 km2, including the neighbouring district of Pokok Sena which falls under the jurisdiction of the Alor Setar City Council.
It is the 12th district of Kedah which was formerly a subdistrict of Kota Setar, about 20 km east of Alor Setar.

Abdul Halim of Kedah

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A ceremony was held at Dataran Tunku, Alor Setar, attended by the Kedah's Sultan Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, his consort Che' Puan Haminah Hamidun, the heir apparent, other royalty and politicians. Anak Bukit is the birthplace and royal palace of Sultan Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah and of the current ruler, Sultan Sallehuddin.
Born at Istana Anak Bukit near Alor Setar as Tunku Abdul Halim ibni Tunku Badlishah, he was the second, but eldest surviving son, of Sultan Badlishah (1894–1958; reigned 1943–1958), who later became the 28th Sultan of Kedah.

Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Gallery

a new building
The Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Gallery building originally housed the Alor Setar High Court, before it was moved to Kompleks Mahkamah Alor Setar in Suka Menanti.
The Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Gallery (Malay: Galeri Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah) is a museum in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia showcasing the history and artifacts of Kedah Sultan Abdul Halim ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah.

Kedah State Art Gallery

its predecessor
The Kedah State Art Gallery was set up with the objective of fostering interest in and an appreciation of art in the state.
The Kedah State Art Gallery (Malay: Balai Seni Negeri Kedah) is an art gallery in Alor Setar, Kota Setar District, Kedah, Malaysia.

Alor Setar City Council

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The city encompasses an area of 666 km2, including the neighbouring district of Pokok Sena which falls under the jurisdiction of the Alor Setar City Council.
The Alor Setar City Council (Majlis Bandaraya Alor Setar, abbreviated MBAS) is the city council which administers the city of Alor Setar in the state of Kedah, Malaysia.

Sallehuddin of Kedah

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Anak Bukit is the birthplace and royal palace of Sultan Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah and of the current ruler, Sultan Sallehuddin.
Tuanku Sallehuddin was born (as Tunku Mahmud Sallehuddin) in Alor Setar on 30 April 1942, the ninth of 14 siblings, to Sultan Badlishah, the 27th Sultan of Kedah, and Sultanah Asma, daughter of Sultan Sulaiman of Terengganu.

SMT Alor Setar

Sekolah Menengah Teknik Alor Setar
Sekolah Menengah Teknik Alor Setar, or Alor Setar Technical School (ASTECH), is located in Bandar Simpang Kuala, Alor Setar, Kedah and may be the oldest technical school in Malaysia.

Kolej Sultan Abdul Hamid

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Kolej Sultan Abdul Hamid (Sultan Abdul Hamid College; abbreviated SAHC; also known as Maktab Sultan Abdul Hamid) located in Alor Setar, Kedah, is one of Malaysia's oldest and most prestigious schools.

Zahir Mosque

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Zahir Mosque (Masjid Zahir) is the state mosque of Kedah and enjoys a royal history and patronage.
The Zahir Mosque (Masjid Zahir) is a mosque in Alor Setar, Kota Setar, Kedah, Malaysia, and the state mosque of the state of Kedah.

Kedah FA

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It is used mostly for football matches and is the official stadium for Malaysian Super League's club Kedah FA.
Kedah FA is a professional football team from Malaysia that is based in Alor Setar.

Kuala Kedah

Kota Kuala Kedah ( Kota Kuala Bahang) is the remains of a fort on the bank of the Kedah River (Sungai Kedah), which for centuries protected the Kuala Kedah Kingdom from naval attacks.
Kuala Kedah is accessible by bus or taxi from Alor Setar.

Darul Aman Stadium

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Darulaman Stadium is located in Jalan Stadium and Lebuhraya Darul Aman.
The Darul Aman Stadium (Stadium Darul Aman) is an all-seater and a multi-purpose stadium in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia.

East–West Highway (Malaysia)

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Alor Setar is approached from the east coast via East–West Highway (Lebuhraya Timur Barat).
East–West Highway (Lebuhraya Timur–Barat or Jalan Raya Timur–Barat, (JRTB)) or also known as Gerik–Jeli Highway (Phase 1), Kulim–Baling Highway and Titi Karangan–Gerik Highway (both are part of Phase 2), Federal Route 4, Asian Highway Route 140 is the 215 km federal highway constructed by the Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR) to shorten the journey from Kota Bharu, Kelantan to northwestern towns and cities of Malaysia such as Alor Star, Kedah and Penang.

Shanon Shah

Shanon Shah (born 14 August 1978 in Alor Star, Kedah), is a singer-songwriter, playwright and journalist from Malaysia.

Kedah River

Sungai Kedah
It connects Kedah River in Alor Setar to Gurun at the south, and was built to boost the state's rice production.
The river passes through Alor Setar and empties into the Straits of Malacca at Kuala Kedah.

Sukma Games

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Kedah hosted the Sukma Games in 2006.