Debak

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Debak
Debak is located in Borneo Topography
Debak
Debak
Coordinates: 1°34′00″N 111°25′00″E / 1.56667°N 111.41667°E / 1.56667; 111.41667
Country  Malaysia
State  Sarawak
Administrative Division Betong
Elevation 102 m (335 ft)

Debak is a small town and a sub-district in the Betong division of Sarawak, Malaysia.[1][2] It lies approximately 120 kilometres (75 mi) east of the state capital Kuching.

It is a small town which consists of a few bazaars. Most of Debak's population is made of Iban, Malays and a few Chinese living close to the bazaar. Debak is surrounded by Pusa, Spaoh and Maludam.

History[edit]

It is not know when the Debak town was established.[3] In early 1980s a fire razed down the main bazaar and the present bazaar was built in 1989.[3]

Neighbouring settlements[edit]

Neighbouring settlements include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ M. Mohizah, S. Julia and W. K. Soh (2006). A Sarawak Gazetteer (PDF). Kuala Lumpur: Sarawak Forestry Department Malaysia and Forest Research Institute Malaysia. ISBN 983-2181-86-0. OCLC 85818866. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Debak, Malaysia". Geonames. 10 February 1994. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Spaoh, Debak: Tales of 2 less-travelled towns". The Borneo Post. Retrieved 23 June 2016. 

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