Arau

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Arau
Royal town
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese亚娄
Arau.jpg
Coordinates: 6°26′N 100°16′E / 6.433°N 100.267°E / 6.433; 100.267Coordinates: 6°26′N 100°16′E / 6.433°N 100.267°E / 6.433; 100.267
Country Malaysia
State Perlis
DistrictN/A
CityKangar
Government
 • Local governmentKangar Municipal Council
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)Not observed
Postal code
02600
Websitempkangar.gov.my

Arau is the royal capital of Perlis, Malaysia with a population of around 20,000. The red-roofed Istana (Royal Palace) is a mixture of colonial and pseudo-Moorish architectural styles.

This town is the disembarkation point for visitors travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi by train.

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