Fort Cornwallis

Local nameKota Cornwallis
LocationButterworth, Malaysia

Fort Cornwallis is a bastion fort in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century. Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. The fort never engaged in combat during its operational history.

It is named after the then Governor-General of Bengal, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, who had also been involved in the American War of Independence.

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Coordinates 5°25'13.657" N 100°20'37.958" E

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