Rompin

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Rompin
District of Malaysia
Country  Malaysia
State Flag of Pahang.svg Pahang Darul Makmur
Seat Rompin
Government
 • District officer Dato' Haji Fadzilla Bin Haji Salleh
 • Member of Parliament Hasan Arifin
Area
 • Total 5,296 km2 (2,045 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 110,286
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)

Rompin is a district located in the southeast of the state Pahang, Malaysia. The district covers an area of 5,296 km and located 130 kilometres from Kuantan, the capital city of Pahang. It is bordered to the north by Pekan, to the west by Bera, to the south by Johor, and to the east by the South China Sea. The capital city of the district is Kuala Rompin. The Department of Statistics Malaysia estimates the population of Rompin was 110,286 on 2010.

History[edit]

Rompin was believed opened by Datuk Pahlawan Ahmad in 1888, as small fishing village.

Prominent residents[edit]

  • Jamaluddin Jarjis – former Ambassador of Malaysia to the United States, former Malaysian government minister, former Member of Parliament for Rompin

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