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 officerEn. Shahrul Affendi bin Baharudin
Area
 • Total1,794.18 km2 (692.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total123,600
 • Estimate 
(2015)[3]
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.[4]

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.[5]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Map of Batang Padang District

Batang Padang District is divided into 4 mukims, which are:[2]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]

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 Perikatan Nasional (BN-MIC)
P77 Tanjong Malim Chang Lih Kang Pakatan Harapan (PKR)


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

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P72 N47 Chenderiang Ahmad Faizal Azumu Perikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P72 N48 Ayer Kuning Samsudin Bin Abu Hassan Perikatan Nasional (BN-UMNO)
P77 N57 Sungkai Sivanesan A/L Achalingam Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P77 N58 Slim Mohd Zaidi Aziz Perikatan Nasional (BN-UMNO)
P77 N59 Behrang Aminuddin Zulkipli Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)

Public Transport[edit]

Train Service[edit]

There are two railway stations in Batang Padang District which are Tapah Road station and Sungkai station.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-28. Retrieved 2018-03-28.
  2. ^ a b ADMIN, TAPAH. "Laman Web Pejabat Daerah Dan Tanah - Senarai Mukim Dan Statistik Penduduk". pdttapah.perak.gov.my. Archived from the original on 2017-12-11. Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  3. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). p. 316. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-28. Retrieved 2018-03-28.
  4. ^ IDRIS, SAYED HESHAM. "Langkah segera atasi banjir di Batang Padang".
  5. ^ Shamsul Kamal Amarudin (11 January 2016). "Muallim rasmi menjadi daerah ke-11 di Perak". Berita Harian. Retrieved 2014-09-17.