Perlis, the country’s smallest state, lies at the north-western corner of the Malay Peninsula between the state of Kedah and Thailand on its northern border. The capital of Perlis is Kangar. The state’s main appeal is its refreshing simplicity and serenity. Rice farming is a principal economic activity here. The green expanse of the rice fields, thatched-roof huts and local farmers tending to their plots are all part of the state’s rustic charm.
Universities and colleges in this state are: