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The Perhentian Islands (or Pulau Perhentian in Malay) are islands 19 km off the northeastern coast of West Malaysia. The main island is Perhentian Besar is a growing base to international tourists.

It is site of the Perhentian Island Marathon Swim, a 15 km swim around Perhentian Besar won by Spaniard José Luis Larrosa.

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