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List of cities in Malaysia by population

The following is a list of the largest cities in Malaysia by population, based on the 2010 National Census. For each city, only the population within the city proper, defined by the area under the jurisdiction of the respective city councils, is taken.

List of cities in Malaysia by population
Rank City State Population[1]
1 Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory (Malaysia) Federal Territories 1,588,750
2 George Town  Penang 708,127
3 Ipoh  Perak 657,892
4 Petaling Jaya  Selangor 613,977
5 Shah Alam  Selangor 541,306
6 Iskandar Puteri  Johor 529,074
7 Seremban  Negeri Sembilan 515,490
8 Johor Bahru  Johor 497,067
9 Malacca  Malacca 484,885
10 Kota Kinabalu  Sabah 452,058
11 Alor Setar  Kedah 405,523
12 Kuala Terengganu  Terengganu 337,553
13 Kuching  Sarawak 325,132
14 Miri  Sarawak 234,541

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population Distribution by Local Authority Areas and Mukims, 2010 (page 1 & 8)" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2013.

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