Perak is bounded to the north by pulau pinang (seberang prai), to the south by Selangor, to the east by Kelantan and Pahang has a coartline facing the straits of Melaka to the west. It is the richest state in tin resources in the country and the kinta valley possessed at one time the richest alluvial deposits in the world. The Perak river is the second longest in the peninsula (400 km).
The state also produces paddy, pineapple, palm oil, rubber and timber. The deep natural harbour of Lumut in dinding provides malaysia with its major naval base. Perak map