Kota Setar District

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Kota Setar District
Daerah Kota Setar
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese哥打士打县
 • Tamilகோத்தா ஸ்டார்
Kota Setar District is located in Malaysia
Kota Setar District
Kota Setar District
Location of Kota Setar District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 6°5′N 100°20′E / 6.083°N 100.333°E / 6.083; 100.333Coordinates: 6°5′N 100°20′E / 6.083°N 100.333°E / 6.083; 100.333
Country Malaysia
State Kedah
SeatAlor Setar
Local area government(s)Alor Setar City Council
Area
 • Total422.99 km2 (163.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total360,129
 • Density850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
05xxx
Calling code+6-04
Vehicle registration platesK

The Kota Setar District is a district in Kedah, Malaysia where the state capital Alor Star is situated.[3]

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 and Land Office

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

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]


List of Kota Setar district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P9 Alor Setar Chan Ming Kai Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P10 Kuala Kedah Dr Azman Ismail Pakatan Harapan (PKR)


List of Kota Setar district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Kedah

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P9 N12 Suka Menanti Zamri Yusuf Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P9 N13 Kota Darul Aman Teh Swee Leong Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P9 N14 Alor Mengkudu Phahrolrazi Zawawi Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)
P10 N15 Anak Bukit Amiruddin Hamzah Pakatan Harapan (PPBM)
P10 N16 Kubang Rotan Mohd Asmirul Anuar Aris Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)
P10 N17 Pengkalan Kundur Ismail Salleh Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)

References[edit]

  1. ^ User, Super. "Laman Web Rasmi Pejabat Daerah Kota Setar - Sejarah Pentadbiran". pdks.kedah.gov.my.
  2. ^ "Population Distribution and Basic Demographic Characteristics, 2010" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2012.
  3. ^ http://apps.water.gov.my/jpskomuniti/dokumen/DEEP_KOTA%20SETAR_APRIL2011.pdf