Kampar District

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Kampar District
District of Malaysia
Country  Malaysia
State Flag of Perak.svg Perak Darul Ridzuan
Seat Kampar
Government
 • District officer Tuan Ahmad Kamaruzzaman Hamzah
Population (2005)
 • Total 800,100

The Kampar District, is one of the eleven administrative districts of Perak, Malaysia It was a district on 21 May 2009 after the Sultan of Perak declared Kampar the state's 10th district. Its local government is Kampar District Council (Majlis Daerah Kampar), based in the town of Kampar.

According to population growth, the District Council (Majlis Daerah) can be enlarged to Municipal Council (Majlis Perbandaran) and finally to City Council (Majlis Bandaraya).

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.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Kampar District is divided into 2 mukims, which are:

Towns in the Kampar District[edit]

Major settlements in the Kampar District[edit]

Kampar[edit]

Gopeng[edit]

Malim Nawar[edit]

Kota Bharu[edit]

Politics[edit]

(P70)Kampar is a Parliament seat under the Election Commission of Malaysia. Under this parliament seat, there are three state seats: (N40) Malim Nawar, (N41) Keranji and (N42) Tualang Sekah.

The parliament seat is a traditional fight between the Democratic Action Party (DAP) and Barisan Nasional (represented by Malaysian Chinese Association, MCA). The member of parliament is Ko Chung Sen from Democratic Action Party. In the last election, General Elections 2013 he won with the statistics of

Parliament seat (P70)

  • 1. Ko Chung Sen (DAP)  : 26,863
  • 2. Lee Chee Leong (BN): 21,463
  • Total Voter  : 49,146
  • Spoilt vote  : 820
  • Total ballot paper issue : 63,619
  • Unreturned ballot paper  :
  • Percentage vote  : 77.2%
  • Majority  : 5,400

State seat (N40)

  • 1. Leong Cheok Keng (DAP): 11,296
  • 2. Chang Gwo Chyang (BN)  : 6,953
  • Total Voter  : 18,553
  • Spoilt vote  : 304
  • Total ballot paper issue : 24,615
  • Unreturned ballot paper  :
  • Percentage vote  : 75.4%
  • Majority  : 4,343

State seat (N41)

  • 1. Chen Fook Chye (DAP): 10,671
  • 2. Daniel Wa Wai How (BN)  : 5,110
  • Total Voter  : 15,986
  • Spoilt vote  : 205
  • Total ballot paper issue : 21,111
  • Unreturned ballot paper  :
  • Percentage vote  : 75.7%
  • Majority  : 5,561

State seat (N42)

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Coordinates: 4°18′36″N 101°09′00″E / 4.3100°N 101.1500°E / 4.3100; 101.1500