Interior Division

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Location Map of Interior Division.

Interior Division is an administrative division of Sabah, East Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. It occupies the southwest portion of Sabah, bordering on Sarawak. With an area of 18,298 square kilometres, it has 24.9% of Sabah's territory, and has approximately 14.7% of Sabah's total population.

The main towns include Beaufort, Kuala Penyu, Sipitang, Tenom, Nabawan, Tambunan and the largest town, Keningau. Longpasia is the southernmost township on the Indonesian border. They has no airport in Interior Division, that provides domestic air service once a week operated by Malaysia Airlines. This is the only means of contact with the outside world.

Interior Division Ranking by Population[edit]

Sortable table
Rank Local government area Total population Notes Status
1 Keningau 173,103 The biggest and largest in town Interior Division Town
2 Beaufort 64,350 The second largest town in Interior Division Town
3 Tenom 55,553 Town
4 Tambunan 35,667 Town
5 Sipitang 34,862 Town
6 Nabawan 31,807 District
7 Sook 20,069 District
8 Kuala Penyu 18,958 The smallest district in Interior Division District