Balingian

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Balingian
Balingian is located in Borneo Topography
Balingian
Balingian
Coordinates: 2°55′00″N 112°32′00″E / 2.91667°N 112.53333°E / 2.91667; 112.53333
Country  Malaysia
State  Sarawak
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)

Balingian (also known as Baligian) is a town in Sarawak, Malaysia.[1] It lies approximately 286.1 kilometres (178 mi) east-north-east of the state capital Kuching.

It is located about 60 km from Mukah town, and recent developments have started to transform the area: the coastal road has improved links to other towns; the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE); an aluminium factory about 25 km from Balingian.[2] Offshore oil and gas is also a growth area for Balingian.[3]

Neighbouring settlements include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Balingian, Malaysia". Geonames. 9 August 2010. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Q'Eeugene Minjo Jozia (18 November 2010). "redgoldarawana: Balingian - The energy Town of Mukah". Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Balingian Assessment Unit 37020102" (PDF). 5 July 2000. Retrieved 27 December 2010.