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Cameron Highland Bharat Tea Plantation
Malaysia

The panorama is taken in the middle of a tea plantation on a steep slope near Tanah Rata in Cameron Highlands.

The Cameron Highlands is one of Malaysia’s most extensive hill stations. It covers an area of 712 square kilometres. To the north, its boundary touches that of Kelantan; to the west, it shares part of its border with Ipoh. Situated at the north-western tip of Pahang, the “Camerons” is approximately 121 km east of Ipoh or about 214 km north of Kuala Lumpur.

During the day, the temperature seldom soars above 25°C; at night, it is the opposite: the temperature can sometimes drop to as low as 12°C.[1] The hill station was first developed by the British in the 1920s. It has a population of more than 34,000 people consisting of Malays, Chinese, Indians and other ethnic groups. The resort is made up of three sub-districts, namely Ringlet (5,165 ha), Tanah Rata (2,081 ha) and Ulu Telom (63,981 ha). Of the three, Tanah Rata is the administrative centre of the region. In all, the retreat comprises eight neighbourhoods. The three townships are Ringlet, Tanah Rata and Brinchang. The area's five settlements are the Bertam Valley, Kea Farm, Tringkap, Kuala Terla and Kampung Raja. All are at an altitude of more than 1,200 meters.

(source via: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameron_Highlands)

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Uploaded: 12/11/2010
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