Betong Island

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Betong Island (Malay: Pulau Betong) is a small island in Southwest District, Penang, Malaysia.[1]

Made up of 2 islands, it is approximately 7 acres (28,000 m2) in area and is privately owned. Betong Island is situated within the parliamentary constituency of P53: Balik Pulau and state seat of N39: Pulau Betong. Represented by MP Yusmadi Yusof in parliament from PKR while state assembly member Sr. Farid Saad from BN representing the state seat. Betong Island historically founded by Long Tambang who came and built the first settlement along the river bank and along the beach.

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Coordinates: 5°18.868′N 100°11.018′E / 5.314467°N 100.183633°E / 5.314467; 100.183633