Mak Mandin

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Mak Mandin is an industrial town located in Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia. There are Chinese, Tamil and National schools and also a post office


The name Mak Mandin comes from three notorious gangsters: "Mak", "Man" and "Din". They were killed by the police during a fight with them. Before they died, one of the gangsters asked the police to name this area after them to remind the local people to not ever be like them. The source of the story is not verified but has been passed down through oral tradition.

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Coordinates: 5°25′N 100°23′E / 5.417°N 100.383°E / 5.417; 100.383