List of cities in Malaysia by population

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The following is a list of the largest cities in Malaysia by population, based on the 2010 National Census. For each city, only the population within the city proper, defined by the area under the jurisdiction of the respective city councils, is taken.

List of cities in Malaysia by population
Rank City State Population[1]
1 Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory (Malaysia) Federal Territories 1,588,750
2 Seberang Perai  Penang 818,197
3 George Town  Penang 708,127
4 Ipoh  Perak 657,892
5 Petaling Jaya  Selangor 613,977
6 Shah Alam  Selangor 541,306
7 Iskandar Puteri  Johor 529,074
8 Seremban  Negeri Sembilan 515,490
9 Johor Bahru  Johor 497,067
10 Malacca  Malacca 484,885
11 Kota Kinabalu  Sabah 452,058
12 Alor Setar  Kedah 405,523
13 Kuala Terengganu  Terengganu 337,553
14 Kuching  Sarawak 325,132
15 Miri  Sarawak 234,541

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Distribution by Local Authority Areas and Mukims, 2010 (page 1 & 8)" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2013.

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