Central Seberang Perai District

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Central Seberang Perai District
Malaysia District of Malaysia
Daerah Seberang Perai Tengah
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese 威中县
 • Tamil மத்திய செபாராங் பிறை
Location of Central Seberang Perai District in Penang
Location of Central Seberang Perai District in Penang
Central Seberang Perai District is located in Malaysia District
Central Seberang Perai District
Central Seberang Perai District
Location of Central Seberang Perai District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 5°21′N 100°28′E / 5.350°N 100.467°E / 5.350; 100.467Coordinates: 5°21′N 100°28′E / 5.350°N 100.467°E / 5.350; 100.467
Country  Malaysia
State  Penang
Seat Bukit Mertajam
Local area government(s) Seberang Perai Municipal Council
Government
 • District officer Ali Sebran
Area[1]
 • Total 238 km2 (92 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 371,975
 • Estimate (2015)[1] 395,100
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST) Not observed (UTC+8)
Postcode 13500-14100
Calling code +6-043 to +6-045
Vehicle registration plates P

The Central Seberang Perai District (SPT; Malay: Daerah Seberang Perai Tengah) is a district in the state of Penang, Malaysia. It covers an area of 238 square kilometres, and had a population of 371,975 at the 2010 Census .[2] The district is bordered by Perai River which separates North Seberang Perai in the north, Junjong River which separates South Seberang Perai in the south, Kedah state border in the east and South Channel which separates Penang Island. Juru River also flows through the district. The capital of this district is Bukit Mertajam. Other localities that are situated in Central Seberang Perai include Permatang Pauh, Penanti, Bukit Tengah, Bukit Minyak, Juru, Alma, Machang Bubok and Permatang Tinggi. The entertainment, eatery and automobile venue of Autocity is also located in this district. Heavy industrial areas cover most parts of Central Seberang Perai.

Administrative divisions[edit]

SPT District is divided into 21 mukims and also consist of 4 towns which are Bukit Mertajam, Perai, Bandar Perda and Seberang Jaya.[3][4][5]

Mukim Area Mukim Area
1 Seberang Jaya 12 Juru
2 Sama Gagah 13 Bukit Minyak
Industrial Zone
3 Paddy Field 14 Permatang Tinggi
4 Permatang Pauh 15 Alma
5 Kubang Semang 16 Machang Bubok
6 Taman Pauh 17 Mertajam Hill
7 Bandar Perda 18 Mengkuang
8 Paddy Field 19 Ara Kuda
9 Berapit 20 Guar Perahu
10 Jalan Betek
(Capital)
21 Paddy Field
11 Bukit Tengah
The

Bukit Mertajam proper mukim are in blue colour.

Demographics[edit]

The following is based on Department of Statistics Malaysia 2010 census.[2]

Ethnic composition of Central Seberang Perai District (2010)
Ethnicities / Nationality Percentage
Malays
45.89%
Other Bumiputeras
0.38%
Chinese
35.99%
Indians
9.45%
Others
0.37%
Non-Malaysians
7.93%
Ethnicity 2010
Population Percentage
Malays 170693 45.89%
Other Bumiputeras 1413 0.38%
Chinese 133863 35.99%
Indians 35158 9.45%
Others 1358 0.37%
Malaysian total 342485 92.07%
Non-Malaysian 29490 7.93%
Total 371975 100.00%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]

List of Central Seberang Perai district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P44 Permatang Pauh Nurul Izzah Anwar Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P45 Bukit Mertajam Steven Sim Chee Keong Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P46 Batu Kawan Kasthuriraani a/p Patto Pakatan Harapan (DAP)

List of Central Seberang Perai district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Penang.

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P44 N10 Seberang Jaya Afif Bahardin Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P44 N11 Permatang Pasir Faiz Fadzil Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)
P44 N12 Penanti Norlela Ariffin Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P45 N13 Berapit Heng Lee Lee Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P45 N14 Machang Bubok Lee Khai Loon Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P45 N15 Padang Lalang Chong Eng Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P46 N16 Perai Ramasamy a/l Palanisamy Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P46 N17 Bukit Tengah Gooi Hsiao Leung Pakatan Harapan (PKR)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2017 Q2 statistics" (PDF). Penang Institute. 
  2. ^ a b c "Population Distribution and Basic Demographic Characteristics, 2010" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Latar Belakang". spt.penang.gov.my. 
  4. ^ "UPI – Unique Parcel Identifier". myliis3.mygeoportal.gov.my. 
  5. ^ "Peta Daerah". spt.penang.gov.my. 

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