Bukit Pasir

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Bukit Pasir (Chinese: 武吉巴西), is a New Village in Muar, Johor, Malaysia, geographic coordinates (2.098447N,102.637618E). Chinese were the majority populations of this town and follow by Malay populations.

Bukit Pasir is small town between Muar and Pagoh. It is about 15 km (9.3 mi) from Muar Town. Besides that, it located in a vital communication line for Muar to go to Pagoh, Panchor, Lenga and Bukit Kepong. Furthermore, it is only 11 km (6.8 mi) away from the North-South Expressway, Pagoh Toll Exit. You may pass through this town from Muar along the route J32 to go to Labis or turn to route 1 to Segamat.

A national elementary school (SK Bukit Pasir), a national type (Chinese) elementary school (SRJK(C) Yu Jern)(Chinese: 育人華文小學) and a national secondary school (SMK Bukit Pasir) were located in Bukit Pasir Town.

The major economics activities here were agriculture, and also have some simple industrial activity, which focus on furniture making. The famous listed company-Pohuat was here, and also some SME size food factory- Cawan Mas Coffee and Tatawa biscuit.

Etymology[edit]

According to the circulating, the name Bukit Pasir, is come from the early years, when residents in Jorak want to go to Muar town they will pass through a sand hill, where now they called it as Bukit Pasir (Sand Hill).

Administration[edit]

Bukit Pasir of Muar is administered by Muar Municipal Council (MPM) (formerly South Muar Town Council, later Muar Town Council) under the Muar District Office. However, cars park here still no need a parking coupon.

Transportation and facility[edit]

Here have a medium size government clinic, police station, small size library, and banks. A vegetable market (pasar) was located at Taman Bintang Emas in Bukit Pasir. In addition, Mayang Sari (Bus Service Provider) was provided bus service for residents here to go to Muar Town, Pagoh, Panchor, Lenga, Bukit Kepong and so on.

Education[edit]

Residents can complete their study from kindergarten to secondary school here. The following were some school:

Elementary School[edit]

National Type Elementary School[edit]

SK Sri Bukit Pasir

SK Jorak

SK Paya Panjang

Sekolah Agama Sungai Raya Bukit Pasir

SK Sungai Raya


National Type(Chinese)Elementary School[edit]

SJK(C)YU JERN (育人华文小学)

SJK (C) CHUNG HWA JORAK (武吉巴西头条中华华文小学)

SJK(C)AIK MING (益民华文小学)

SJK (C) KIM KEE (金枝华文小学 )

SJK (C) WEE SIN (维新华文小学 )

Secondary School[edit]

SMK Bukit Pasir


Coordinates: 2°06′N 102°38′E / 2.100°N 102.633°E / 2.100; 102.633