The climate is warm throughout the year (25o to 31o Celcius). Nights are slightly cooler, and rainfall is quite evenly distributed throughout the year, with more rain from September to November.



population
people

Culturally diverse, this mini melting pot consists of 59.6% Chinese, 33% Malays, 11.4% Indians and 1% of other races.
The whole state of Penang has a population of approximately 1 million people.







religion

The official religion is Islam, but there is freedom of worship. There are numerous mosques, Christian churches,
Buddhist and Hindu temples.


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