Common descriptionPenang is an island in Malaysia, the area of which is 285 square kilometers, as well as the state of Malaysia, in addition to which the island is also a coastal strip of mainland Seberang Perai-Malay Peninsula. Both parts of the state are interconnected by a bridge.
The island of Penang is located in the Andaman Sea off the northwest coast of the Malay Peninsula. The island is covered by hills with lush vegetation. There is a preserved rainforest in the north. The highest point of the island is Mount Penang.