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Penang - Blue Mountain​

2013

Penang is one of the most industrialised states in Malaysia. As a consequence, most of its flatland has been developed for industrial use. The rapid industrial and economic growth of Penang has caused a sharp increase in its population and, as a result, an increase in the need for more land for housing. As a small island (293 km2), with limited flatland, more and more housing developments have been pushed onto the island’s hill slopes.