ExpatGo Destination Guide: Pahang

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Pahang, whose Arabic honorific is Darul Makmur (‘Abode of Tranquility,) is the largest state in Peninsular Malaysia and the third largest state the whole country after Sarawak and Sabah.

It is bordered to the north by Kelantan, to the west by Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, to the south by Johor and to the east by Terengganu and the South China Sea. The name of the state corresponds to the river basin of the Pahang River.

Pahang’s state capital is Kuantan on the east coast, and the royal seat is at Pekan. Its key tourist destinations are the hill resorts of Genting Highlands, Cameron Highlands, Bukit Tinggi and Fraser’s Hill.


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