Kuala Muda - History

History

The name Kuala Muda may derived from the river that cut cross the southern part of Kedah, Sungai Muda (Muda River) which meets the Strait of Melaka in the fishing village of Kampung Sungai Muda, Kota Kuala Muda. Confluences of the river were also part of the Kedah history; Sungai Merbok and Sungai Mas harboured among the earliest civilazation in the country, Sungai Sungai Petani, Sungai Semeling and Sungai Ketil. Ancient ruins and artifacts can be found across the districts, from temple-like structures or candis, the Kota Kuala Muda Gates, ancient boats called Perahu Sagor, glass beads, Buddhist and Hindu statues and potteries.

Kedah Darul Aman
Districts
  • Baling
  • Bandar Baharu
  • Kota Setar
  • Kuala Muda
  • Kubang Pasu
  • Kulim
  • Langkawi
  • Padang Terap
  • Pendang
  • Pokok Sena
  • Sik
  • Yan
City
  • Alor Setar (capital)
Towns
  • Alor Tajar
  • Anak Bukit
  • Baling
  • Bedong
  • Bukit Kayu Hitam
  • Bukit Selambau
  • Changlun
  • Guar Chempedak
  • Gurun
  • Jeniang
  • Jitra
  • Kepala Batas
  • Kodiang
  • Kota Sarang Semut
  • Sungai Lalang
  • Sungai Limau
  • Kuah
  • Kuala Kedah
  • Kuala Ketil
  • Kuala Pegang
  • Kuala Nerang
  • Kulim
  • Langgar
  • Lunas
  • Merbok
  • Padang Matsirat
  • Padang Serai
  • Pendang
  • Pokok Sena
  • Serdang
  • Sik
  • Sintok
  • Sungai Petani
  • Tokai
  • Yan
Townships
  • Bandar Laguna Merbok
  • Bandar Puteri Jaya
  • Bandar Darulaman
  • Lagenda Height
  • Bandar Baru Mergong
  • Tandop Baru
  • Bandar Amanjaya
  • Bandar Stargate
  • Bandar Starcity
  • Bandar Sejahtera
  • Bandar Ambangan
Islands
  • Pulau Bidan
  • Pulau Bunting
  • Pulau Dayang Bunting
  • Pulau Langkawi
  • Pulau Payar
  • Pulau Perak
  • Pulau Songsong
  • Pulau Telor
  • Pulau Tuba

Coordinates: 5°35′N 100°23′E / 5.583°N 100.383°E / 5.583; 100.383


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