Alor Gajah

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Alor Gajah
District of Malaysia
Location of Alor Gajah
Country  Malaysia
State Flag of Malacca.svg Malacca
Seat Alor Gajah
Government
 • District officer Haji Hassim bin Ismail
Area
 • Total 660 km2 (250 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 141,850
 • Density 210/km2 (560/sq mi)

Alor Gajah is a district in Malacca, Malaysia. Alor Gajah is also a parliamentary constituency of Malacca State. It borders Tampin to the north. It also borders Jasin and Central Malacca.

Name[edit]

Alor Gajah used to be one of the forest areas believed to be the routes (Malay: alor) for wild elephants Malay: gajah).[1]

Geography[edit]

Alor Gajah is 699.3 km2, which is equivalent to 66,302 hectares.

Government[edit]

Alor Gajah Municipal Council

Alor Gajah Municipal Council (Malay: Majlis Perbandaran Alor Gajah) is the local municipal council in charge of this town.

Administrative divisions[edit]

It consists of 31 mukim (sub-districts):

  • Lendu
  • Lubok China
  • Masjid Tanah
  • Ramuan Cina Kecil
  • Sungai Baru Tengah
  • Kuala Sungai Baru
  • Sungai Baru Hilir
  • Brisu
  • Bandar Alor Gajah
  • Tanjung Rimau
  • Padang Sebang
  • Belimbing
  • Parit Melana
  • Paya Rumput
  • Tampin
  • Pegoh
  • Kelemak
  • Taboh Naning
  • Melekek
  • Rambai
  • Rembia
  • Hutan Percha
  • Pulau Sebang
  • Tebong
  • Kemuning
  • Gadek
  • Machap
  • Melaka Pindah
  • Durian Tunggal
  • Sungai Petai
  • Sungai Baru Ulu
  • Sungai Udang
  • Beringin
  • Air Pa'abas
  • Sungai Siput
  • Ramuan Cina Besar
  • Sungai Buluh
  • Kuala Linggi
  • Kampung Paya Datuk
  • Melekek
  • Simpang Ampat

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 2°23′N 102°13′E / 2.383°N 102.217°E / 2.383; 102.217