Batang Padang District

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Batang Padang District
Daerah Batang Padang
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese马登巴冷县
 • Tamilபத்தாங் பாடாங்
Location of Batang Padang District in Perak
Location of Batang Padang District in Perak
Batang Padang District is located in Malaysia District
Batang Padang District
Batang Padang District
Location of Batang Padang District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 4°05′N 101°20′E / 4.083°N 101.333°E / 4.083; 101.333Coordinates: 4°05′N 101°20′E / 4.083°N 101.333°E / 4.083; 101.333
Country Malaysia
State Perak
SeatTapah
Local area government(s)Tapah District Council
Government
 • District officern/a[1]
Area
 • Total1,794.18 km2 (692.74 sq mi)
Population
(2016)[3]
 • Total123,600
 • Estimate 
(2015)[4]
88,800
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
35000-35600
Calling code+6-05
Vehicle registration platesA

The Batang Padang District (Malay: Daerah Batang Padang) is a district in Perak, Malaysia. This district is administered by a local councils, namely, the Tapah District Council, based in Tapah. The major towns of Batang Padang are Bidor, Tapah and Sungkai.

In August 2007 the Perak Government announced the discovery of large water aquifers at Batang Padang. They plan to sell the water to neighbouring Selangor to help solve future water shortage problems in that state.[5]

History[edit]

The sub-district of Tanjung Malim was split from this district to pave the way for Muallim District which was officiated on 11 January 2016.[6]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Batang Padang District is divided into 4 mukims, which are:[3]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]

Map of Batang Padang


List of Batang Padang district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P72 Tapah Saravanan A/L Murugan Barisan National (BN)
P77 Tanjong Malim Chang Lih Kang Pakatan Harapan (PH)


List of Batang Padang district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Pahang

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P72 N47 Chenderiang Ahmad Faizal Azumu Pakatan Harapan (PH)
P72 N48 Ayer Kuning Samsudin Bin Abu Hassan Barisan National (BN)
P77 N57 Sungkai Sivanesan A/L Achalingam Pakatan Harapan (PH)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laman Web Pejabat Daerah Dan Tanah - Senarai Pegawai Kanan". pdttapah.perak.gov.my.
  2. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF).
  3. ^ a b ADMIN, TAPAH. "Laman Web Pejabat Daerah Dan Tanah - Senarai Mukim Dan Statistik Penduduk". pdttapah.perak.gov.my.
  4. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). p. 316.
  5. ^ IDRIS, SAYED HESHAM. "Langkah segera atasi banjir di Batang Padang".
  6. ^ Shamsul Kamal Amarudin (11 January 2016). "Muallim rasmi menjadi daerah ke-11 di Perak". Berita Harian. Retrieved 2014-09-17.