Kota Setar

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Kota Setar
District of Malaysia
Country  Malaysia
State Flag of Kedah.svg Kedah Darul Aman
Seat Alor Star
 • Total 665 km2 (257 sq mi)

Kota Setar is a district in Kedah, Malaysia where the state capital Alor Star is situated.

Origin of name[edit]

The name Kota Setar came from the setar or ‘Stak’ tree (Bouea macrophylla), an indigenous plant that bore an edible orange coloured fruit.[1]