Ipoh ranks 5,737th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Sheriff Street, Stadthagen, and Mystras. Memorable people born in Ipoh include Michelle Yeoh and Cheong Jun Hoong. Ipoh has been the birth place of many actors and athletes. Ipoh is located in Malaysia.
Ipoh is the capital city of the Malaysian state of Perak. Located by the Kinta River, it is nearly 180 km (110 mi) north of Kuala Lumpur and 123 km (76 mi) southeast of George Town in neighbouring Penang. As of 2010, Ipoh had a population of 657,892, making it the fourth largest city in Malaysia by population. Read more on Wikipedia