Aulong

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Aulong is a small suburban town located in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia.[1] This town has an estimated population of 5000, with the majority being Chinese and Malays. The main town centre consists of the old and new villages. There are a few housing estates in the area, including Taman Pertama and Taman Kami (Phase A to D). Together with Pokok Assam, Aulong is a "White village", which was created during the Malaya Emergency in the 1950s.

This town also has a mosque, an Indian Temple and a Chinese temple, a police station and a community hall. Two factories of the cottage industry are located here - a toothpick factory and an ice-cream "potong" manufacturer. The main roads in this area include Jalan Izuddin Shah, Jalan Sultan, Jalan Permaisuri, Jalan Simpang Halt and Jalan Tekah in Kampung Boyan. There is a Shell petrol station in Giant Taiping. Petronas is also located beside Hua Lian Primary school.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fay Smith (September 1989). Singapore & Malaysia at cost: a traveller's guide. Little Hills Press. ISBN 978-0-949773-89-0. Retrieved 30 July 2013.