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Guar Chempedak is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. Guar Chempedak is situated within the parliamentary constituency of Jerai. It is a rural community located midway between Alor Setar and Sungai Petani. Guar Chempedak comes from two words, in which Guar means 'hilly land' and Chempedak or cempedak is a name of a fruit that is believed to be widely available here in any season.
It was where the tragic 1989 Kedah Madrasah fire occurred.
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