Bukit Batu

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Bukit Batu

Bukit Batu is a mukim (subdivision) in Kulai District, Johor, Malaysia. Bukit Batu means "Hill of Rock" in Malay. Kulai Municipal Council administer the town.

Geography[edit]

A mainly Hakka community, the majority of the villagers subname is "Chong". The mukim has 14,147 people.[1]

History[edit]

The village's legend, about hundred years ago, the tiger Kalimantan conquered and chaos this area, and Chong successfully lead a group of villagers to stop and kill the tiger. During WW2, the Japanese conquered this village; with the help of Chong, the villagers survived and successfully stopped the Japanese coming into the village.

Economy[edit]

Most villagers are oil plantation owners, and most live in bungalows. The richest guy is this village is Chong who build up village's economy with plantations and transportation.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 1°40′N 111°36′E / 1.667°N 111.600°E / 1.667; 111.600