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About Alor Setar

Alor Setar (Jawi: الور ستار), known as Alor Star from 2004 to 2008, is the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia. 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. It sits along the country's longest expressway, located 400 km from Kuala Lumpur and 79 km north of George Town, Penang. The city is home to the Central State Administration Centre and is the administrative centre of Kota Setar District.

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