Flag of Perlis
Perlis Indera Kayangan
Capital Kangar
Royal Capital Arau
Area 821 km (317 sq mi)
Population 227, 025 (as of 2010)
Postal Code 01xxx to 02xxx
Calling Code 04

Perlis is the smallest state in Malaysia. It lies at the northern part of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia and has the Satun and Songkhla Provinces of Thailand on its northern border.

It is bordered by the state of Kedah to the south. The formal name for Perlis is Perlis Indera Kayangan. It was called Palit (Thai: ปะลิส) by the Siamese when it was under their influence.


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