Tutong District

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Tutong
District
Brunei-Tutong.png
Capital Pekan Tutong
Area
 • Tutong District 1,166 km2 (450 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Tutong District 43,852
 • Density 38/km2 (97/sq mi)
Human Development Index

Tutong is a district (daerah in the Malay language) in Brunei and its capital is Pekan Tutong or Tutong Town (in English). The district borders the South China Sea to the north, the Bruneian district of Brunei and Muara and the Malaysian state of Sarawak to the east and the Bruneian district of Belait to the west. It has a population of 35,200, and covers 1,303 km² (503 mi²). The Sungai Tutong river flows through Tutong. Although bigger size than Brunei-Muara District with 1,166 km2 of territory, Tutong has a population of only around 34,100 including members of Borneo's ethnic tribes such as Tutong, Kedayan, Murut, Malay, Chinese and Dusun.

Subdistricts[edit]

Mukims of Tutong district

Tutong district is divided into 8 sub-districts (mukim), namely:

Places of Interest in Tutong District[edit]

Tutong has the largest lake in Brunei, Tasek Merimbun, which is surrounding the Tasek Merimbun Heritage Park.[1]

Other places of interest in Tutong:

  • Sungai Basong Recreation Park
  • Seri Kenangan Beach

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tasek Merimbun Heritage Park

Coordinates: 4°35′N 114°40′E / 4.583°N 114.667°E / 4.583; 114.667