Ketereh

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Ketereh is a town and parliamentary constituency in Kelantan. It is located in the southern half of Kota Bharu region, roughly halfway between metropolitan Kota Bharu and Machang along Highway 8. The town was named after the local name for the cashew fruit, ketereh (gajus in standard Malay).[1]

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

KTM Intercity does not stop in Ketereh town. The nearest station is in Pasir Mas.

Government and politics[edit]

Ketereh is administered by the Ketereh District Council (Malay: Majlis Daerah Ketereh), which was established on 1 January 1979 as the Kota Bharu District Council (Malay: Majlis Daerah Kota Bharu), through the merger of the Kadok, Pangkal Kalong and Peringat Local Councils.[2]

In the Malaysian Parliament Ketereh is represented by Tan Sri Annuar Musa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-05-09. Retrieved 2015-08-07.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Background".

Coordinates: 5°57′N 102°15′E / 5.950°N 102.250°E / 5.950; 102.250