Terengganu is one of the federal states of Malaysia. It is located in the north-east of the Malay Peninsula, near the border with Thailand (in the north). In the southwest of Terengganu has the administrative border with the Malaysian state of Pahang, the north and north-west - with the state of Kelantan. On the east coast of Terengganu bordering the Gulf of Thailand. There are Perhentian and Redang Islands in the Gulf of Thailand, which are owned by Terengganu and are the centers of international maritime tourism.
Among the Sultanate population, more than 90% are Malays, 4% - Chinese, 0.5% - the Indians. The overwhelming majority of residents of Terengganu is Sunni Muslim.