Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Langkawi, Malaysia


Average Yearly High Temperature in Fahrenheit (°F)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
80 83 85 87 86 86 84 84 83 83 81 79

Overview

Langkawi, officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah. Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 island 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. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of some 45,000, the only other inhabited island being nearby Pulau Tuba. Langkawi lies north of the Strait of Malacca in the southern Andaman Sea near the border between Malaysia and Thailand.

Things to Do

Langkawi used to be the starting point of the annual international cycling race Tour de Langkawi cycling event, however after 2000, Langkawi was omitted from the race itinerary. Langkawi also hosts the biennial Langkawi International Maritime and Air Show (LIMA). Langkawi has played host to the Malaysian Ironman triathlon since 2000.

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