Kota Setar District

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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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