Langkawi has become a well-known holiday destination among domestic and international tourists. The island boasts its titles as the main tourism event organising location, duty-free island, and luxury holiday destination. Langkawi is also the first UNESCO Global Geopark in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Also known as Langkawi the Jewel of Kedah, this island is in the Northwest of Peninsular Malaysia, approximately 30 km from Perlis and 50 km from Kedah. It is further divided into six mukim(s) (sub-districts, territories, or townships) namely Kuah, Air Hangat, Padang Matsirat, Ulu Melaka, Bohor, and Kedawang, spanning the land range of 478.85 km².