Kota Bharu (Jawi: كوت بهارو; occasionally referred tae as Kota Baharu) is a ceety in Malaysie that serves as the state caipital an ryal seat o Kelantan. It is an aa the name o the territory (jajahan) in which Kota Bharu Ceety is situatit. The name means 'new ceety' or 'new castle/fort' in Malay. Kota Bharu is situatit in the northeastren pairt o Peninsular Malaysie, an lies near the mooth o the Kelantan River at 6°8′N 102°15′E / 6.133°N 102.250°E / 6.133; 102.250. The northeastren Malaysie ceety is close tae the Thai border.

Kota Bharu

كوت بهارو
Jalan Temenggong, Kota Bharu
Jalan Temenggong, Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu is locatit in Malaysia
Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu
Coordinates: 6°8′0″N 102°15′0″E / 6.13333°N 102.25000°E / 6.13333; 102.25000
Kintra Malaysie
State Kelantan
First settled1844
 • Total394 km2 (152 sq mi)
 • Tot491,237 [1]
 • Density1,247/km2 (3,230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)Nae observed
Aurie code(s)09

Kota Bharu is home tae mony mosques, various museums, the unique airchitectur o the auld ryal pailaces (still occupied bi the sultan an sultanah an off-leemits tae visitors but viewable frae ootside) an umwhile ryal biggins (which can be visitit) in the centre o toun.

The Ceety is served bi Keretapi Tanah Melayu's East Coast Line at the nearbi Wakaf Bharu Terminal Station, in the toun o Wakaf Bharu athort the Kelantan River tae Stesen Railway Station an Sultan Ismail Petra Airport, locatit in Pengkalan Chepa.