Lubok Antu

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Lubok Antu
Official logo of Lubok Antu
Towns of Sarawak
Lubok Antu is located in Borneo Topography
Lubok Antu
Lubok Antu
Coordinates: 1°3′0″N 111°50′0″E / 1.05000°N 111.83333°E / 1.05000; 111.83333Coordinates: 1°3′0″N 111°50′0″E / 1.05000°N 111.83333°E / 1.05000; 111.83333
Country  Malaysia
State  Sarawak
Division Sri Aman Division
District Lubok Antu District
Government
 • Type Council-manager government
 • Chairman Encik Jack Aman Luat
Area[1]
 • Total 3,142.55 km2 (1,213.35 sq mi)
Population (2010[2])
 • Total 555
 • Density 0.18/km2 (0.46/sq mi)
Postal code 95900
International dialling code prefix +6083 (landline only)
Website Lubok Antu: www.lubokantudc.sarawak.gov.my/index_bi.html

Lubok Antu is a district and town in Sri Aman Division in the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. It borders with Indonesia (Badau). The people here are predominantly Ibans. Most of the economical activities here are farming (shift cultivation).

Background[edit]

Lubok Antu is governed by the Lubok Antu District Council which is a local government organisation formed under the State Government's Local Authorities Ordinance, 1956. The council has the right to implement council by-laws from enactments and ordinanace as approved by the State Government which, includes taxation, rentals and finance autonomy.[3]

The council consists of a chairman, or a chairperson, a vice-chairman, and 26 council members who are appointed by the Yang Dipertua Negeri Sarawak under section 12, Local Authorities Ordinance, 1996.[4]

Notable people[edit]

  • YBhg. Dato' Benedict Bujang Tembak

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Lubok Antu". Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "World Gazetteer: Lubok Antu". Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Majlis Daerah Lubok Antu". Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Organizational Structure of Lubok Antu Council". Retrieved 3 February 2012.