Bintangor, Sarawak

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Bintangor
Bintangor is located in Borneo Topography
Bintangor
Bintangor
Coordinates: 2°9′56″N 111°38′3″E / 2.16556°N 111.63417°E / 2.16556; 111.63417Coordinates: 2°9′56″N 111°38′3″E / 2.16556°N 111.63417°E / 2.16556; 111.63417
Country  Malaysia
State  Sarawak
Bintangor Town.

Bintangor (formerly known as Binatang) is a town, and the capital of the Meradong District in Sarikei Division, of Sarawak, East Malaysia situated along the Rejang River. There were express boat services connecting between Bintangor, Sarikei and Sibu town in the 70s and 80s. Now road connections between these towns has become a faster mode of transport. The town is known for its gastronomy, including the "Limau Bintangor" or Bintangor orange and "Bintangor Kampua". The old name of Bintangor is Binatang. About 45 minutes from Sibu and its easier now they have a bridge near Sibu.

Education[edit]

Malaysian Teachers Education Institute (Rajang Campus) is located about 14 kilometers from the town itself. They also have a few public schools.