- a state in Malaysia, on the central Malay Peninsula. 5750 sq. mi. (14,893 sq. km). Capital: Kota Bharu.
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Gold is worked with success in Pahang, and has been exploited from time immemorial by the natives of that state and of Kelantan.
Kelantan is connected by telegraph with Bangkok and Singapore, and maintains regular postal communication with those places.
The climate of Kelantan is mild and singularly healthy in the open cultivated regions.
Gunong Tahan is situated on the boundary between Pahang and Kelantan.
No historical records of Kelantan exist, and the state was not noticed by the European merchants of the 16th and 17th centuries.
- a state of NE Malaysia: under Thai control until it came under the British in 1909; produces rice and rubber. Capital: Kota Bharu. Pop: 1 313 014 (2000). Area: 14 920 sq km (5761 sq miles)
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