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Langkawi location

Langkawi is located on the northwestern peninsula of Malaysia and is an archipelago of 99 islands at high tide and 104 at low tide. Situated closer to Thailand than to mainland Malaysia (just 25km away), its waters are where the Indian Ocean narrows to meet the Straits of Malacca.

Langkawi is located only 800km from the Equator and is blessed with year-round warm temperatures and warm waters. The archipelago is famous for its white beaches and the relaxed and its slow paced island life. However, the jewels in our tourism crown are also the Langkawi Geopark and its natural treasures of serrated mountains that are home to a vast array of birds, butterflies, reptiles and animals.

Langkawi is a duty free Island that makes for a great value holidaying.

Langkwi Topography

Langkawi Island is covered by 60% forest, mountains, mangroves and shrubs with 20% being agricultural land and 20%, developed areas. Of all the islands, approximately 90% is forest and only three of the islands have some form of development.

The topography varies from flat coastal plains of Pantai Cenang to the mountainous peaks of Gunung Raya (880m) and Gunung Machincang (713m). There are also many sandy beaches on the main island numerous deserted beaches on the other islands within the archipelago.

Langkawi Gazette

FAIZY CRYSTAL Langkawi

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FAIZY CRYSTAL LANGKAWI CRAFT COMPLEX Close to the Black Sand Beach on the road connecting Pantai Kok and Tanjung Rhu Opening Times: Saturday – Thursday, 9.30am – 5pm1pm – 2pm no demonstrations Tel: +6 04 9594885        +6 04 9557591       +6 012 4022650 Email: kamarulfaizy@hotmail.com www.faizycrystal.blogspot.com www.glasscrystal-kamarulfaizy.blogspot.com www.faizycrystal-kamarulfaizy.blogspot.com …

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ELS Club – worlds best Golf Course Langkawi

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   THE STUNNING ELS CLUB TELUK DATAI,    MALAYSIA    VOTED WORLD’S BEST NEW GOLF COURSE Ernie Els’ Malaysian masterpiece, The Els Club Teluk Datai, has been named the ‘World’s Best New Golf Course’ at the inaugural World Golf Awards, hosted in Portugal.

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Langkawi Basic Information New

by Mark

What is Langkawi?Langkawi is a tropical rain forest island, a ‘magical spot, a ‘Geopark, becoming an international tourist island – and still maintaing a backlaid island life – with still plenty of old rainforest and wild animal life. Ad to this the white sand beaches – and the safe, openhearted …

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intro-how-to-come-here

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Getting Here AirlinesTravelling by air is the most popular way for international tourists to arrive and the international airport is clean, spacious and modern. Airlines flying to Langkawi are Malaysia Airlines from Kuala Lumpur (KLIA), Silk Air from Singapore, and Air Asia from Singapore, Firefly from Penang and Kuala Lumpur …

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Langkawi Important Phone Nmbers

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LANGKAWI IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERSPRIVATE AND BUSINESS LOCAL PHONE NUMBERS SEE HERE IF YOU LOOK FOR A SPECIFIC SHOP OR SERVICE  CHECK OUT THE LANGKAWI DIRECTORY HERE       EMERGENCIES          POLICE 999   04 966 6222      AMBULANCE 999   04 966 3333      FIRE …

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