It is believed that traders, who plied the East-West trade route, used Kedah as a stopover point since the 5th Century. The
traders used Gunung Jerai (
Later in the 7th and 8th Centuries, Kedah
became a vassal of the
In 1907, the Thais handed over Kedah to the
British and a British advisor was appointed to advise the Sultan on State
matters. The State of
Capital: Alor Star
Government: state of
the Federation of Malaya (1948),
Area: 9.426 km˛
Population: 1.778.188 (2003)
Kedah in Wikipedia.
Flag of Kedah in Flags of the World.
printer: Waterlow & Sons,
perforated: 13˝:14 (1 and 4), 11:11˝ (2 and 3)
1 10 cents Hermes, globe, letter, airplane, boat,
train, text "UNIVERSAL / POSTAL
(cat. Michel 57/SG 72/Yvert 64)
2 15 c hemispheres, airplane, steamer, text "1874 / UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION / 1949"
(cat. Michel 58/SG 73/Yvert 65)
3 25 c Hermes scattering letters over globe, text "UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION / 1874 / 1949"
(cat. Michel 59/SG 74/Yvert 66)
4 50 c UPU monument,
(cat. Michel 60/SG 75/Yvert 67)