Kangar (käng´är´), town (1991 pop. 48,948), capital of Perlis state, Malaysia, central Malay Peninsula, on the Perlis River. It is a port and the center of a rice-growing region.
More From encyclopedia.com
Yaroslavl , Yaroslavl (Jaroslavl’) City and river port on the Volga, w central Russia; capital of Yaroslavl oblast. The oldest town on the Volga (founded 1010 by… Roseau , Roseau Capital of Dominica, in the Windward Islands, a port on the sw coast at the mouth of the River Roseau. The city was burned by the French in 18… Astana , Astana (formerly Aqmola) Capital-designate of Kazakstan, on the River Ishim in the steppes of n central Kazakstan. Under Soviet rule, Aqmola function… Vyatka , Vyatka (formerly Kirov) City and river port on the w bank of the Vyatka River, w Russia; capital of Kirov region. Founded as Khlynov in 1174, it was… Hamilton (bermuda) , Hamilton Capital and chief seaport of Bermuda, on Great Bermuda, at the head of Great Sound. Founded in 1790, it became the capital in 1815 and was m… Chiba , Chiba City and port in Japan, on Tokyo Bay, central Honshu; capital of Chiba prefecture. Chiba has an 8th-century Buddhist temple. Industries: textil…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like