Perak is also known as Perak Darul Ridzuan . Perak is one of 13 states in Malaysia . It is the second largest state in Peninsular Malaysia bordering Kedah and Yala Province of Thailand to the north , Penang to the northwest , Kelantan and Pahang to the east and Selangor southward . Perak means 'silver' in Malay . The capital of Perak is Ipoh . Lemang and Tempoyak is one of few popular delicacy in Perak .