Ipoh

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Ipoh
Nickname(s): 'City of Millionaires' or 'Bougainvillea City'
Ipoh is located in Malaysia
Ipoh
Coordinates: 4°36′00″N 101°4′00″E / 4.6°N 101.0666667°E / 4.6; 101.0666667Coordinates: 4°36′00″N 101°4′00″E / 4.6°N 101.0666667°E / 4.6; 101.0666667
Country Malaysia
State Perak
Establishment Around 1880
Government
 • Mayor Datuk Haji Roshidi Hashim
Area
 • City 643 km2 (248 sq mi)
Elevation 21.95 m (72 ft)
Population (2010)
 • City 767,794 (6th)
 • Density 432/km2 (1,120/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,499,000 [1]
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST) Not observed (UTC)

Ipoh is the capital of the Malaysian state of Perak.

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