Betong Island

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Betong Island
Betong Island is located in Penang
Betong Island
Betong Island
Betong Island within the State of Penang
Geography
Location Southeast Asia
Coordinates 5°18′52.56″N 100°11′0.7692″E / 5.3146000°N 100.183547000°E / 5.3146000; 100.183547000Coordinates: 5°18′52.56″N 100°11′0.7692″E / 5.3146000°N 100.183547000°E / 5.3146000; 100.183547000
Adjacent bodies of water Malacca Strait
Area 0.028328 km2 (0.010938 sq mi)
Administration
State  Penang
Local government Seal of George Town.svg Penang Island City Council
District Southwest Penang Island

Betong Island is a group of islets off the western coast of Penang Island in the State of Penang, Malaysia.[1] Consisting of two uninhabited islets, Betong Island has a combined land mass of 7 acres (0.028 km2).

It 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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  1. ^ "Pulau Pinang saman ADUN Pulau Betong". 15 February 2011. Retrieved 29 April 2018.