Bukit Merah, Perak

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For the hill in Singapore, see Bukit Merah.

One of two towns in the Malaysian state of Perak.

District of Selama, Northern Perak[edit]

Bukit Merah is a town and a popular tourist destination. It is famous for the Bukit Merah Laketown Resort. 5°02′N 100°39′E / 5.033°N 100.650°E / 5.033; 100.650

District of Kinta, Central Perak[edit]

Bukit Merah New Village, Ipoh

Bukit Merah is a village with population of 11,000, located near Ipoh. In 1992 and again notably in 2011, it attracted attention for radioactive pollution and health problems due to rare earth mining in the decade or more before the mine closed in 1992.[1] 4°33′19″N 101°02′29″E / 4.555378°N 101.041331°E / 4.555378; 101.041331

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bradsher, Keith, "Mitsubishi Quietly Cleans Up Its Former Refinery", The New York Times, March 8, 2011 (March 9, 2011 p. B4 NY ed.). Retrieved 2011-03-16.

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