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 Taiping -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Taiping is a town located in the state of (Click link for more info and facts about Perak) Perak in (A constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957) Malaysia.
Taiping was the administration center of the state of Perak until 1930s, before Ipoh is selected as the seat of government.
At the end of the Larut War in 1874, it was renamed to Taiping, which translates to Peace in Chinese.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/T/Ta/Taiping.htm   (181 words)

  
 Taiping (Malaysia) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Taiping is a town in the state of Perak on Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia.
Taiping is well known for its Lake Gardens (Taman Tasik), which were created in 1890.
Another popular attraction of the town is the Taiping Zoo (the oldest zoo in Malaysia).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Taiping_(Malaysia)   (295 words)

  
 Taiping Homepage
Taiping is a town situated in the state of Perak in MALAYSIA(Please refer to the map of Malaysia).It is a beautiful place to visit.Formerly known as Klian Pauh, it was renamed Taiping to commemorate the end of the Larut War in 1874.
With the signing of the Pangkor Treaty on the 20th of January 1874, Taiping emerged to be the major town in Perak.
Today, 119 years later, Taiping unfolds the history of the making of this modern nation.
vkliew.tripod.com   (760 words)

  
 Worldisround - Cameron Highlands Excursion, 2003 - Sightseeing in Pahang pictures
Taiping: Only 60 mi/97 km south of Penang, Taiping is the major town in the state of Perak.
The Perak Tong temple (the one we saw) was built in 1926 by Buddhist priests from China.
Kuala Kangsar: Perak state's Royal Town (home of the Sultan), and home to the Malaysian rubber industry, is one of the most well-preserved old Royal Towns in the country.
www.worldisround.com /articles/24129/text.html   (760 words)

  
 Perak: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic
Ipoh (latitude 4.60°n, longitude 101.07°e) is a city in malaysia, state capital of perak state, located to the north of kuala lumpur....
The royal town of kuala kangsar is a small town located at the mouth of the kangsar river, where it flows into the perak river in perak, malaysia....
Other major cities include Taiping[For more info, click on this link] and Teluk Intan (formerly known as Teluk Anson).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pe/perak.htm   (926 words)

  
 Read Comment - MouthShut.com
Taiping in the Northern Malaysian State of Perak was formerly known as Klian Pauh, a place famous for its tin deposits.
After 1874 there was considerable development in Taiping and it was the first Malaysian town to have a central market, a rest house, a court house, an airstrip, a prison, a telegraph office, a museum, a lake garden and a railway station!
Another prime attraction is Taiping Zoo which is the oldest such place in Malaysia.
www.mouthshut.com /readcomment.php?rid=8448&com=0&r=1   (700 words)

  
 PERAK - Online Information article about PERAK
crossing the Perak River at Enggor, to Kuala Kangsar, the residence of the sultan, thence to Taiping, the administrative capital of the state, and via Krian to a point opposite to the See also:
For administrative purposes the state is divided into six districts: Upper Perak, Kuala Kangsar and Lower Perak, on the Perak River; Kinta; Batany Padang and Larut and Krian.
The output of tin from Perak ranged between 18,960 tons, valued at $23,099,506 in 1899, and 26,600 tons, valued at $35,500,000, in 1905.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PAS_PER/PERAK.html   (2358 words)

  
 Taiping Resort ; Taiping, Perak : Malaysia Hotels
P.O. Box 4, 34600 Kamunting, Taiping, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia
Taiping Resort has been designed to accommodate the demands of both the leisure and business travellers alike with its understated ambience and amenities.
Welcome to the friendly charm and the gentle hospitality of Taiping Resort, where the warmth of the sun and radiance of lush tropical gardens mingle with romantic nights.
www.marimari.com /hotel/malaysia/taiping_resort   (158 words)

  
 Taiping Catholic Church Home Page
Taiping is a peaceful and delightful little historical town situated at the foot of Bukit Larut,Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.
As a sign of unity in Christ and for more effective administration, the existing two Churches have been amalgamated to be the Taiping Catholic Church.
The amalgamation was officiated by His Lordship Rt Rev Antony Selvanayagam, DD Bishop of Penang when he launched this Homepage on the Feast of Pentecost on 17 May, 1997.
www.rc.net /malaysia/taiping   (98 words)

  
 Taiping Infoweb
With the signing of the Pangkor Treaty on the 20th of January 1874, Taiping emerged to be the major town in Perak.
Taiping comes from the Chinese word Tai-Peng which means ETERNAL PEACE.
Today, 119 years later, Taiping unfolds the history of the making of this modern nation.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/3791   (146 words)

  
 The Taiping Peace Initiative - Activities
(Speech by Dato’ (Dr.) Anwar Fazal, Chairman the Taiping Peace Initiative, at the ‘Launching of Jalan Kedamaian (The Road to Peace) on March 28th 2003 at the Peace Park, Taiping Lake Gardens, Taiping, Perak, MALAYSIA.
International Peace Day: Sunday 21st September 2003 programme, the 2nd Taiping Peace Lecture by Dato’ Dr. Ronald McCoy, President of the International Association of Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
Launch of Jalan Kedamaian (Peace Road) and launch of Book “Taiping its vibrant years”, Friday, 28th March 2003.
www.surforever.com /tpi/activities.php   (122 words)

  
 Worldisround - Beautiful Taiping Lake - Lakes in Perak photos
Taiping Lake is easily accessible from North-South Highway of Peninsula Malaysia and can be reached by following the road signs exiting before Ipoh town if you are coming from north.
Located near to Malaysia oldest town and being the most beautiful lake garden in Malaysia, Taiping Lake Garden always becomes the centre of photography activities and favoured by wedding couples as dramatic backdrop of wedding photos.
The tranquility, beautiful lake view and misty mountain scenery are something that you will never forget.
www.worldisround.com /articles/144196   (210 words)

  
 Taiping - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Taiping is a town located in the state of Perak in Malaysia.
Taiping Rebellion in China (during Qing Dynasty) between 1850 and 1864.
Taiping (also Itu Aba, Chinese: 太平島) is the largest island of Nansha Islands (Spratly Islands) in the South China Sea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Taiping   (138 words)

  
 Taiping - Wikitravel
Taiping used to be the capital of the state of Perak.
Taiping is just off the PLUS North-South Highway, some 75km from Penang and some 80km from Ipoh.
Taiping Zoo which is the first Zoo in Malaysia.
wikitravel.org /en/Taiping   (284 words)

  
 Roll of Honour - Overseas - Taiping War Cemetery, Malaysia
Taiping is a town in Perak State, about 97 kilometres south-east of Penang in the north- west of Malaysia.
Taiping War Cemetery was created by the Army after the defeat of Japan for the reception of graves brought from the battlefields, from numerous temporary burial grounds, and from village and other civil cemeteries where permanent maintenance would not be possible.
Locally known as Perkuburan Peperangan Taiping; the Cemetery is on the Jalan Bukit Larut (Bukit Larut Road).
www.roll-of-honour.com /Overseas/taiping.html   (344 words)

  
 Bukit Larut - Taiping, Perak, Malaysia Hill Resorts.
It rises to a height of 1,035 meters, just 3km (10 mins drive) from Taiping, Perak.
Taiping was a beautiful basin, surrounded by lush tropical jungle and lofty hills.
The Taiping Zoo probably the oldest zoo in the country, is another attraction located within the Gardens.
www.travelmasti.com /international/malaysia/bukit-larut-perak.html   (658 words)

  
 Taiping War Cemetery
The situation of the war cemetery is at Waterfall Road within the Lake Garden.
It was constructed and is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
The cemetery contains 826 graves of Commonwealth casualties who fell before the advance of the Japanese in the "Campaign in Malaya" (Dec 1941 - Feb 1942).
taiping.virtualave.net /tpg/war_cem.htm   (658 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Taiping
Taiping, city, in the state of Perak on the Malay Peninsula, Malaysia.
Taiping Rebellion, in Chinese history, popular uprising against the imperial government of the Qing (Ch'ing) dynasty, occurring between 1850 and...
End of the Taiping Rebellion: The Times Report
uk.encarta.msn.com /Taiping.html   (110 words)

  
 Taiping, the city of everylasting peace. Taiping is beautiful,full of atmosphere
Taiping's history started more or less in the middle of the 19th century when the different warlords fought over the tin-fields in the Larut district of Perak.
Taiping's location was strategic because the nearby hills: Gunung Jijau rise up to over 1500 meter and it's only 20 km from the coast.
The reputation as a clean city as a cool town was enhanced by the cool weather and the water from the nearby highlands.
www.pulau-pangkor.com /Taiping.html   (110 words)

  
 My Far East - Perak
Taiping succeeded Kuala Kangsar as the capital of Perak in the late nineteenth century.
Taiping was during that time the thriving center of the tin industry in the surrounding valley.
Ipoh is eighty kilometres north of Tapah in the Kinta Valley, the state capital of Perak and third biggest city in Malaysia.
www.myfareast.org /Malaysia/perak   (110 words)

  
 The Taiping Peace Initiative - Welcome
Taiping is located in the state of Perak in Malaysia.
The town of Taiping (which means ‘everlasting peace’) was born out of desire for peace and harmony.
The citizens of Taiping, through the Taiping Tourist Association, have decided that Taiping should contribute to peace and harmony in the country and the world by launching The Taiping Peace Iniative.
www.everlastingpeace.net   (723 words)

  
 Malaysia / Perak
Taiping succeeded Kuala Kangsar as the capital of Perak in the late nineteenth century.
Taiping was during that time the thriving center of the tin industry in the surrounding valley.
The rubber industry grew with extreme rapidity in Malaysia at the beginning of the century, and as one would expect it attracted all sorts of fortune-seekers.
www.geographia.com /malaysia/exploreperak.html   (849 words)

  
 Destination Guide in Ipoh - Malaysia
Taiping - Taiping, meaning "Greta Peace" in Chinese, is a pleasant town known for its scenic Lake Gardens, quaint colonial buildings and cool, refreshing atmosphere.
Taiping Lake Gardens - The oldest lake gardens in the country, this park sprawls over 62 hectares at the foot of the hill resort of Bukit Larut.
Located along the North-South Expressway, 30 kilometers north of Taiping, this lake is one of the largest inland water bodies in the country.
www.asia-discovery.com /malaysia/ipoh/destination2.htm   (1035 words)

  
 Read Comment - MouthShut.com
Taiping in the Northern Malaysian State of Perak was formerly known as Klian Pauh, a place famous for its tin deposits.
After 1874 there was considerable development in Taiping and it was the first Malaysian town to have a central market, a rest house, a court house, an airstrip, a prison, a telegraph office, a museum, a lake garden and a railway station!
Today there are a number of attractions for visitors in Taiping.
www.mouthshut.com /readcomment.php?rid=8448&com=0&r=1   (699 words)

  
 Cameron Highlands Excursion, 2003 - Sightseeing in Pahang pictures on Worldisround
Taiping: Only 60 mi/97 km south of Penang, Taiping is the major town in the state of Perak.
Taiping is known as the Town of Eternal Peace because 'Taiping' comes from the Chinese word Tai-Peng which means ETERNAL PEACE.
It is one of the oldest towns in Malaysia and was once the thriving center of the tin industry in the area.
www.worldisround.com /articles/24129/text.html   (833 words)

  
 Perak Darul Ridzuan in Malaysia
Perak has altogether, 9 and its major towns include the state capital and administrative city of Ipoh; the royal town of Kuala Kangsar; the mountainous Taiping, the tranquil Teluk Intan and coastal Lumut.
Perak's days are warm and sunny, while its nights are cool nights the whole year through, with occasional rains in the evenings.
Perak of long ago was famous for and prosperous due to its rich tin deposits.
www.malaysia-hotels.net /perak   (833 words)

  
 Perak articles on Encyclopedia.com
The capital is Ipoh ; Taiping is also important.
468,765), capital of Perak state, Malaysia, central Malay Peninsula, in the Kinta River valley.
The city is picturesquely situated at the foot of Bukit Maxwell (formerly Maxwell's Hill) (alt.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=Perak   (196 words)

  
 IPOH Online - Information Resource Centre & The Community Website for Perak State, Malaysi
Perak is situated in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia with an area of 21,000 sq km therefore making it the second largest state in the country.
www.ipoh-online.com.my   (120 words)

  
 Taiping Catholic Church Home Page
Taiping is a peaceful and delightful little historical town situated at the foot of Bukit Larut,Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.
As a sign of unity in Christ and for more effective administration, the existing two Churches have been amalgamated to be the Taiping Catholic Church.
The amalgamation was officiated by His Lordship Rt Rev Antony Selvanayagam, DD Bishop of Penang when he launched this Homepage on the Feast of Pentecost on 17 May, 1997.
www.rc.net /malaysia/taiping   (98 words)

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