Kuala Kangsar District

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Kuala Kangsar District
Malaysia District of Malaysia
Daerah Kuala Kangsar
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese江沙县
 • Tamilகோலாகங்சார்
Location of Kuala Kangsar District in Perak
Location of Kuala Kangsar District in Perak
Kuala Kangsar District is located in Malaysia District
Kuala Kangsar District
Kuala Kangsar District
Location of Kuala Kangsar District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 4°45′N 101°55′E / 4.750°N 101.917°E / 4.750; 101.917Coordinates: 4°45′N 101°55′E / 4.750°N 101.917°E / 4.750; 101.917
Country Malaysia
State Perak
SeatKuala Kangsar
Local area government(s)Kuala Kangsar Municipal Council
Government
 • District officerMian Jamil Mian Zakaria[1]
Area[2]
 • Total2,563.61 km2 (989.82 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total156,295
 • Estimate (2015)[4]163,800
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode31050, 300xx, 335xx-338xx
Calling code+6-05
Vehicle registration platesA

The Kuala Kangsar District is a district in Perak, Malaysia. Kuala Kangsar shares its borders with Larut, Matang and Selama at the west, Hulu Perak at the north, Gua Musang of Kelantan at the east, Kinta at the south, Central Perak and Manjung at the southwest.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Kuala Kangsar District is divided into 9 mukims, which are:

  • Chegar Galah
  • Kampung Buaia
  • Kota Lama Kanan
  • Kota Lama Kiri
  • Lubuk Merbau
  • Pulau Kamiri
  • Sayong
  • Senggang
  • Sungai Siput

Demographics[edit]

The following is based on Department of Statistics Malaysia 2010 census.[3]

Ethnic groups in Kuala Kangsar , 2010 census
Ethnicity Population Percentage
Bumiputera 100,206 64.1%
Chinese 34,796 22.3%
Indian 21,028 13.5%
Others 265 0.2%
Total 156,295 100%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]

Map of Kuala Kangsar District


List of Kuala Kangsar district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P.061 Padang Rengas Mohamed Nazri bin Abdul Aziz UMNO
P.062 Sungai Siput Kesavan Subramaniam PKR
P.067 Kuala Kangsar Mastura Mohd. Yazid UMNO


List of Kuala Kangsar district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Perak

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P.061 N.19 Chenderoh Zainun Mat Noor UMNO
P.061 N.20 Lubok Merbau Jurij Jalaluddin UMNO
P.062 N.21 Lintang Mohd Zolkafly Harun UMNO
P.062 N.22 Jalong Loh Sze Yee DAP
P.067 N.34 Bukit Chandan Maslin Sham Razman UMNO
P.067 N.35 Manong Mohd Zuraimi Razali UMNO

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laman Web Pejabat Daerah Dan Tanah Kuala Kangsar - Perutusan Pegawai Daerah". pdtkualakangsar.perak.gov.my.
  2. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF).
  3. ^ a b "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.
  4. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). p. 316.