View of the Bukit Jawi Golf Resort in Jawi, Seberang Perai (4 June, 2016)
Jawi (GPS: 5.19762, 100.49503) is a township in Seberang Perai Selatan. Also known as Sungai Jawi, it takes its name after the river that runs through the area, Sungai Jawi. The main village in that area is also called Sungai Jawi, located to the northeast of Nibong Tebal.
The settlement of Jawi is between Valdor in the north and Nibong Tebal in the south. Most of then old village houses have been replaced with modern commercial terrace shoplots. The main shopping centre in town is Econsave Jawi.
Among the villages and settlements in the Jawi area include Kampung Jawi, Pekan Sungai Jawi, Taman Jawi Jaya, Kampung Makau Suah, Taman Seruling Emas, Taman Kesuma and Kampung Changkat Diam. The area is just 5 km from the Kedah border.
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