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Langkawi, officially known as Langkawi the Jewel of Kedah (Malay: Langkawi Permata Kedah) is an archipelago of 104 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of the state of Kedah, which is adjacent to the Thai border. On 15 July 2008, Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah had consented to the change of name to Langkawi Permata Kedah in conjunction with his Golden Jubilee Celebration. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Langkawi Island with a population of some 64,792, the only other inhabited island being nearby Tuba Island. Langkawi is also an administrative district with the town of Kuah as largest town. Langkawi is a duty-free island.

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Explore popular vacation packages for Langkawi, Malaysia and kick-start your vacation planning for free. After your splendid visit to Langkawi, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Penang Hill. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Penang Hill for its bountiful attractions like Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si, Pinang Peranakan Mansion on your trip to Langkawi. Tour packages of Langkawi are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Langkawi*

  • Pollution Statistics in Langkawi

    Know the pollution level of Langkawi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Langkawi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Langkawi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Langkawi.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Langkawi - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 38.24 (Low)
    • Climate Index 56.3 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 31.03 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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