Kuantan District

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Kuantan District
Daerah Kuantan
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiكوانتن
 • Chinese关丹县
 • Tamilகுவாந்தான்
Location of Kuantan District in Pahang
Location of Kuantan District in Pahang
Kuantan District is located in Malaysia
Kuantan District
Kuantan District
Location of Kuantan District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°55′N 103°5′E / 3.917°N 103.083°E / 3.917; 103.083Coordinates: 3°55′N 103°5′E / 3.917°N 103.083°E / 3.917; 103.083
Country Malaysia
State Pahang
SeatKuantan
Local area government(s)Kuantan Municipal Council
Government
 • District officerZaliza Zulkipli[1]
Area
 • Total2,960.42 km2 (1,143.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • Total445,695
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
25xxx
Calling code+6-09
Vehicle registration platesC

The Kuantan District is a district in Pahang, Malaysia. Located in the north-east of Pahang, the district bordered Kemaman District of Terengganu on the north, South China Sea on the east, Jerantut District and Maran District on the west and Pekan District on the south.

The major towns in the district are Kuantan and Bandar Indera Mahkota. Panching, Sungai Lembing, Gambang and Beserah also located here.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Kuantan District is divided into 6 mukims, which are:[4]

Demographics[edit]

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

Ethnic groups in Kuantan District, 2010 census
Ethnicity Population Percentage
Bumiputera 60,696 67.2%
Chinese 24,511 27.1%
Indian 4,739 5.2%
Others 358 0.4%
Total 90,304 100%

Education[edit]

Higher Education[edit]

IPTA are institutes of higher learning run by the government. In Kuantan, they include:

IPTS are institutes of higher learning run by private entities. In Kuantan, they include:

  • Open University Malaysia (OUM)
  • Widad University College
  • Kolej Yayasan Pahang
  • Kolej Poly-Tech MARA
  • Kolej Matrikulasi Pahang (KMPh)
  • Olympia College
  • Institut ECMA
  • Institut Latihan Perindustrian Kuantan (ILP Kuantan)
  • Institut Teknologi MIDAS
  • Institut Saga
  • Kolej Kemahiran Tinggi MARA (KKTM)
  • Kolej Komuniti Paya Besar, Gambang
  • Kolej Professional Mara Indera Mahkota
  • Kolej PSDC
  • Kolej Teknologi Cosmopoint
  • Malaysian Aviation Training Academy (MATA Aviation)
  • DRB-HICOM of Automotive Malaysia (DRB-HICOM U)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ User, Super. "Pegawai Kanan". pdtkuantan.pahang.gov.my.
  2. ^ "Peta & Keluasan". Pejabat Daerah dan Tanah Kuantan.
  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. ^ "Peta & Keluasan". Pejabat Daerah dan Tanah Kuantan.

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