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Alor Star a.k.a. Alor Setar, is the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia ; which is the second largest city in the state after Sungai Petani, Kedah ; important cities in the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia . The city is home to the Central State Administration Centre and Administrative Centre Kota Setar District in the City of Muadzam Shah and Kedah the royal town of Bandar Anak Bukit.
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by Ooi Keat Gin
Alor Star (186,524; 2000 census) is the state and royal capital. KELABIT AND LUN BAWANG. Aptly referred to as Orang Ulu (people of the interior), the Kelabit and Lun Bawang traditionally inhabited the relatively inaccessible highlands in the ...
An Encyclopedia of Battles (2012)
Accounts of Over 1,560 Battles from 1479 B.C. to the Present by David Eggenberger
and Kota Bharu on the west coast of Malaya, and Alor Star and Penang Island on the east coast. Rapid advances overran airfields and gave Japanese planes complete superiority in the air. Under the British ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
'a-\ also Alor Star \'star\. Town, 3£ of Kedah state, Malaysia, near coast 50 mi. (8O km.) N of George Town: on highway and railroad N to Thailand. Alor Strait. Channel bet. Lomblen and Pantar islands in the Lesser Sundas, Indonesia; ab. 10 mi ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1919)
A Library of Universal Knowledge
The capital, Alor Star, is already connected with the rest of the isthmus and through that, with all India, by means of a branch of the Federated Malay States Railroad ; and other side lines are planned or in actual process of construction.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
Alor Star, the capital, on the Kedah river, 10 miles ...
The state is well administered, roads are being built, and a branch of the Federated Malay States railroad system connects the capital, Alor Star, with the outside world. Large quantities of rice, rubber, and tapioca are produced. There is an ...
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