Government is closely modelled on the , with the state administration divided into administrative districts.
Cave paintings There are not many cave paintings rock art in Malaysia.
Kota Tampan is the site of a prehistoric stone tool workshop, and has been dated at about 74,000 years old.
Records since 2009 reveal that more than 9,000 hectares 22,239 acres of permanent forest reserves have been degazetted in the state, the latest occurring within the Bikam Permanent Forest Reserve in July 2013.
However much older is the Sangiran site in central Java, dated from 1.
In 1822, the British authority in sent British diplomat to Siam to negotiate trade concessions and gather information with a view to restoring the Sultan of Kedah to the throne.