Kampar District

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Kampar District
Daerah Kampar
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese金宝县
 • Tamilகம்பார்
Location of Kampar District in Perak
Location of Kampar District in Perak
Kampar District is located in Malaysia District
Kampar District
Kampar District
Location of Kampar District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 4°20′N 101°15′E / 4.333°N 101.250°E / 4.333; 101.250Coordinates: 4°20′N 101°15′E / 4.333°N 101.250°E / 4.333; 101.250
Country Malaysia
State Perak
Granted
Municipal Status
2020 (Postponed)
SeatKampar
Local area government(s)Kampar District Council
Government
 • District officern/a
Area
 • Total669.80 km2 (258.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total97,167
 • Estimate 
(2015)[3]
103,600
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
316xx-319xx
Calling code+6-05
Vehicle registration platesA

The Kampar District is a district in Perak, Malaysia. It was a district on 21 May 2009 after the Sultan of Perak declared Kampar the state's 10th district, which is the smaller district in the state. Its local government is Kampar District Council based in the town of Kampar.

Historically, Kampar District was once famous for its tin, being one of the major tin producers in the 18th century. In the 19th century, Kinta district was famous for its tin. It was the number one tin producing valley in the world.[citation needed]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Map of Kampar District

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

Demographics[edit]

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

Ethnic groups in Kampar , 2010 census
Ethnicity Population Percentage
Bumiputera 35,033 36.1%
Chinese 51,341 52.8%
Indian 10,638 11.0%
Others 115 0.1%
Total 97,167 100%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]


List of Kampar district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P70 Kampar Su Keong Siong Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P71 Gopeng Lee Boon Chye Pakatan Harapan (PKR)


List of Kampar district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Perak

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P70 N41 Malim Nawar Leong Cheok Keng Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P70 N42 Keranji Chong Zhemin Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P70 N43 Tualang Sekah Nolee Ashilin Mohammed Radzi Perikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P71 N46 Teja Sandrea Ng Shy Ching Pakatan Harapan (PKR)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 March 2018. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b "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. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). p. 316. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 March 2018. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Pejabat Daerah dan Tanah Kampar - Latar Belakang Daerah". pdtkampar.perak.gov.my.