Samarahan Division

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Samarahan
Official logo of Samarahan
Divisions of Sarawak
Location of Samarahan
Division Office location Kota Samarahan
Local area government(s) Majlis Daerah Samarahan (MDS)
(Kota Samarahan and Asajaya)
Majlis Daerah Serian (MDS)
Majlis Daerah Simunjan (MDS)
Area
 • Total 4,967.4 km2 (1,917.9 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 246,782
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Resident Hj Ismail Hj. Mohd Hanis
License plate prefix QC

Samarahan Division is one of the eleven administrative divisions in Sarawak, east Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. Formerly part of the First Division, which included Kuching, it became a separate Division on 24 July 1986. Samarahan Division has a total area of 4,967.4 square kilometres.

Samarahan Division contains four administrative districts: Samarahan, Asajaya, Serian and Simunjan. The total population is 246,782 (year 2010 census). The population is ethnically mixed, with mostly Bidayuh, Iban, Malay and Chinese predominating.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laporan Kiraan Permulaan 2010". Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. p. iv. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 

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