Kuala Kangsar District

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Kuala Kangsar District
Daerah Kuala Kangsar
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiكوالا كڠسر
 • 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 100°55′E / 4.750°N 100.917°E / 4.750; 100.917Coordinates: 4°45′N 100°55′E / 4.750°N 100.917°E / 4.750; 100.917
Country Malaysia
State Perak
SeatKuala Kangsar
Local area government(s)Kuala Kangsar Municipal Council
Government
 • District officerMian Jamil Mian Zakaria[1]
Area
 • 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)
Postcode
31050, 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, Perak Tengah and Manjung at the southwest.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Map of Kuala Kangsar District

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]

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

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P61 Padang Rengas Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz Perikatan Nasional (BN-UMNO)
P62 Sungai Siput Kesavan Subramaniam Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P67 Kuala Kangsar Mastura Mohd Yazid Perikatan Nasional (BN-UMNO)


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

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P61 N19 Chenderoh Zainun Mat Noor Perikatan Nasional (BN-UMNO)
P61 N20 Lubok Merbau Jurij Jalaluddin Perikatan Nasional (BN-UMNO)
P62 N21 Lintang Mohd Zolkafly Harun Perikatan Nasional (BN-UMNO)
P62 N22 Jalong Loh Sze Yee Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P67 N34 Bukit Chandan Maslin Sham Razman Perikatan Nasional (BN-UMNO)
P67 N35 Manong Mohd Zuraimi Razali Perikatan Nasional (BN-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). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-28. Retrieved 2018-03-28.
  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-28. Retrieved 2018-03-28.