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District and Town
Beluran town view.
Beluran town view.
Flag of Beluran
Official seal of Beluran
Location of Beluran
Beluran is located in Borneo Topography
Coordinates: 5°53′0″N 117°34′0″E / 5.88333°N 117.56667°E / 5.88333; 117.56667
Country  Malaysia
State  Sabah
Division Sandakan
Population (2010)
 • Total 104,484

Beluran is a town and a district located in the Sandakan Division, in the east Sabah, East Malaysia on the island of Borneo. Its population was estimated to be around 104,484 in 2010.[1] Beluran town is located about 88 km from Sandakan town. Telupid, a sub-district of Beluran, is located about 100 km from Beluran town. The district of Beluran was formerly known as Labuk-Sugut.

The population is a mixture of many ethnic groups, with the Tidong, Kadazan, Dusun and Orang Sungai, communities being the four largest components.

Notable people[edit]

Beluran is the place of where Mohd Farid Saibun, the former Malaysia Under 17 and Sabah FA footballer, was born.


  1. ^ "Total population by ethnic group, administrative district and state, Malaysia, 2010" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. 2010. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 

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Coordinates: 5°53′0″N 117°34′0″E / 5.88333°N 117.56667°E / 5.88333; 117.56667