City Hall, Penang

Local nameCity Hall
LocationButterworth, Malaysia

The City Hall is the local government headquarters in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. Built by the British, it now serves as the seat of the Penang Island City Council and was previously the seat of the George Town City Council.

Originally completed in 1903 as the Municipal Offices, the building was erected at a cost of $100,000 to relieve the demand for office space at the adjacent Town Hall. The name City Hall dates back to the grant of city status to George Town in 1957.

Both the City Hall and the Town Hall are located at Esplanade Road, overlooking the historic parade ground within the Esplanade. The buildings are also situated within George Town's UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_Hall,_Penang

Address Jalan Padang Kota Lama, Georgetown 10200, Malaysia

Coordinates 5°25'19.304" N 100°20'29.167" E

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