Kijal

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Kijal
Town
Kijal Beach
Kijal Beach
Kijal is located in Peninsular Malaysia
Kijal
Kijal
Peninsular Malaysia
Coordinates: 4°20′10″N 103°28′55″E / 4.33611°N 103.48194°E / 4.33611; 103.48194Coordinates: 4°20′10″N 103°28′55″E / 4.33611°N 103.48194°E / 4.33611; 103.48194
Country  Malaysia
State Terengganu
District Kemaman
Government
 • Type Council Government
Area
 • Total 150.38 km2 (58.06 sq mi)
Population (2016[2])
 • Total 16,781 [1]
Postal code 24xxx
A street junction in Kijal

Kijal (est. pop. (2000 census): 4,375)[3] is a mukim in Kemaman District, Terengganu, Malaysia. The town is well known for the Awana Kijal Golf and Beach Resort, a luxury resort, and as a stopover for Star Cruises ocean liners, which are both owned by the Genting Group. Kijal is also known for its lemang (a traditional Malay dish) and its durian fruit.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Department of Statistics Malaysia Official Portal". statistics.gov.my. 
  2. ^ "Statistics". Archived from the original on 2016-04-15. 
  3. ^ Dept. of Urban and Rural Planning, Terengganu State Government. Rancangan Struktur Negeri Terengganu 2005-2015 (Malay), 2005