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Alor Setar

Alor Setar (äˈlôr sĕtärˈ) [key] or Alor Star stär, city (1991 pop. 165,113), capital of Kedah, Malaysia, central Malay Peninsula, on the Kedah River. It is a major center for trade in rice and rubber. The residence of the Sultan of Kedah is in the city.

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