Kota Setar District

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For the federal constituency formerly represented in the Dewan Rakyat, see Kota Setar (federal constituency).
Kota Setar District
District of Malaysia
Country  Malaysia
State Flag of Kedah.svg Kedah Darul Aman
Seat Alor Star
Area
 • Total 665 km2 (257 sq mi)

The Kota Setar District is a district in Kedah, Malaysia where the state capital Alor Star is situated.[1]

Name[edit]

The name Kota Setar came from the setar or ‘Stak’ tree (Bouea macrophylla), an indigenous plant that bore an edible orange coloured fruit.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Kota Setar District is divided into 28 mukims, which are:

  • Alor Malai
  • Alor Merah
  • Anak Bukit
  • Bukit Pinang
  • Derga
  • Gunong
  • Hutan Kampung
  • Kangkong
  • Kota Setar
  • Kuala Kedah
  • Kubang Rotan
  • Langgar
  • Lengkuas
  • Lepai
  • Limbong
  • Mergong
  • Padang Hang
  • Padang Lalang
  • Pengkalan Kundor
  • Pumpong
  • Sala Kechil
  • Sungai Baharu
  • Tajar
  • Tebengau
  • Telaga Mas
  • Telok Chengai
  • Telok Kechai
  • Titi Gajah

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