(GPS: xxzz) is the Chinatown of Alor Setar, Kedah
. This Chinese settlement still exists today, and it is where you would find many Chinese shophouses. The area is bordered by Sungai Anak Bukit
and Sungai Kedah
on the western side and Jalan Sultan Muhammad Jiwa
on the eastern side. Across Jalan Sultan Muhammad Jiwa from Chinatown is Pekan Melayu
, the old Malay settlement of Alor Setar.
Pekan Cina occupies a roughly triangular piece of land. The roads in this area are Jalan Tunku Yaakub, Jalan Cheah Toon Lok and Jalan Penjara Lama. The two rivers form geographical boundaries for the enclave, meeting at a cape known as Tanjung Chali
Map of Pekan Cina
Pekan Cina on Google Maps Street View
Pekan Cina is on the map of Alor Setar
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