Beluran

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Beluran
District and Town
Beluran town view.
Beluran town view.
Flag of Beluran
Flag
Official seal of Beluran
Seal
Location of Beluran
Beluran is located in Borneo Topography
Beluran
Beluran
Coordinates: 5°53′0″N 117°34′0″E / 5.88333°N 117.56667°E / 5.88333; 117.56667
Country  Malaysia
State  Sabah
Division Sandakan
Population (2010)
 • Total 104,484
Website www.sabah.gov.my/md.bln www.sabah.gov.my/pd.blrn

Beluran is a town and a district located in the Sandakan Division, in the east Sabah, East Malaysia on the island of Borneo. Its population was estimated to be around 104,484 in 2010.[1] Beluran town is located about 88 km from Sandakan town. Telupid, a sub-district of Beluran, is located about 100 km from Beluran town. The district of Beluran was formerly known as Labuk-Sugut.

The population is a mixture of many ethnic groups, with the Tidong, Kadazan, Dusun and Orang Sungai, communities being the four largest components.

Notable people[edit]

Beluran is the place of where Mohd Farid Saibun was born. The former Malaysia Under 17 and Sabah FA footballer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Total population by ethnic group, administrative district and state, Malaysia, 2010" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. 2010. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 5°53′0″N 117°34′0″E / 5.88333°N 117.56667°E / 5.88333; 117.56667