Greater Penang Cornubation
Greater Penang Conurbation is the built-up urban or metropolitan area within and around the state of Penang in Malaysia. The conurbation encompasses most of the state of Penang, which includes Penang Island and Seberang Perai, and parts of the neighboring state of Kedah. The conurbation is alternatively referred to as the George Town Conurbation as George Town is the capital city of Penang as well as the most thriving and developed part in the conurbation.
The main urban centers in the conurbations are George Town, Bayan Lepas, Butterworth, Bukit Mertajam, Nibong Tebal; and in Kedah: Sungai Petani, Kulim and Bandar Baharu.The total population in the conurbation is over 2 million people and is the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia after Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley.