Wakaf Tapai

Wakaf Tapai

Wakaf Tapai (est. pop. (2000 census): 899) is a small town in the Marang district of Terengganu, on the east coast of peninsular Malaysia.

The population comprises 89% Malays, 10% Chinese and 1% of other races. The town is well known for the Malay rice dish, nasi dagang. The town is so named from the Malay words wakaf, meaning small hut at the cemetery, and tapai, a type of food made from tapioca which tastes like wine.

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