Sri Aman District

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Sri Aman District is one of two districts in the Sri Aman Division of Sarawak, east Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. It is named after its capital which is Sri Aman, which means town of peace in Malay. It has a land area of 2323.7 square kilometres.

The district population (year 2010 census) was 64,905,[1] with an ethnic composition of 62.2% Iban, 22.4% Malay, 14.1% Chinese, and 0.6% Bidayuh. The majority of the Iban are farmers, while the Chinese are shopkeepers and the Malays and Bidayuhs tend to be government employees.

Agriculture is the main economic activity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laporan Kiraan Permulaan 2010". Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. p. 35. Retrieved 24 January 2011.