Kubang Pasu District

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Kubang Pasu District
Daerah Kubang Pasu
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese古邦巴素县
 • Tamilகுபாங் பாசு
Kubang Pasu District is located in Malaysia
Kubang Pasu District
Kubang Pasu District
Location of Kubang Pasu District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 6°20′N 100°20′E / 6.333°N 100.333°E / 6.333; 100.333Coordinates: 6°20′N 100°20′E / 6.333°N 100.333°E / 6.333; 100.333
Country Malaysia
State Kedah
SeatJitra
Local area government(s)Kubang Pasu Municipal Council
Government
 • District officerFisol Noh[1]
Area
 • Total945.96 km2 (365.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • Total215,491
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
06xxx
Calling code+6-04
Vehicle registration platesK

The Kubang Pasu District is a district in northern Kedah, Malaysia. It contains the border town of Bukit Kayu Hitam and Changlun, while Jitra is the largest town and administrative centre of the district. The district council had been upgraded into municipal council on 22 October 2018, become the fifth city or municipal in the state.

History[edit]

Kubang Pasu was the semi-independent Malay State of Kubang Pasu Darul Qiyam, ruled by Phaya or King Tunku Anom Prince of Kedah.

Geography[edit]

The district spans over an area of 948 km2. To the west it borders Perlis, while its northern boundary forms part of the Malaysia-Thailand border. From east to south, in clockwise order, are the constituencies of Padang Terap, Pokok Sena and Kuala Kedah.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Kubang Pasu District is divided into 20 mukims, which are:[4]

  • Ah
  • Binjal
  • Bukit Tinggi
  • Gelong
  • Hosba
  • Jeram
  • Jerlun
  • Jitra
  • Kubang Pasu Town
  • Malau
  • Naga
  • Padang Perahu
  • Pelubang
  • Pering
  • Putat
  • Sanglang
  • Sungai Laka
  • Temin
  • Tunjang
  • Wang Tepus

Education[edit]

The district is also known as Education Valley in Kedah because there is a concentration of educational institutions in Kubang Pasu. They are Universiti Utara Malaysia, Polytechnic of Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, Industrial Training Institute (ILP), Bandar Darulaman Community College (Kolej Komuniti Bandar Darulaman), Akademi Binaan Malaysia (ABM), Institut Kemahiran Belia Negara (IKBS) and others.[5][6]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]


List of Kubang Pasu district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P5 Jerlun Mukhriz Mahathir Pakatan Harapan (PH)
P6 Kubang Pasu Amiruddin Hamzah Pakatan Harapan (PH)


List of Kupang Pasu district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri)

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P5 N3 Kota Siputeh Salmee Binti Said Pakatan Harapan (PH)
P5 N4 Ayer Hitam Azhar Bin Ibrahim PAS
P6 N5 Bukit Kayu Hitam Halimaton Shaadiah Binti Saad Pakatan Harapan (PH)
P6 N6 Jitra Mukhriz Mahathir Pakatan Harapan (PH)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://pdkp.kedah.gov.my/index.php/direktori/pejabat-daerah
  2. ^ "Info Kubang Pasu". 1 September 2015.
  3. ^ "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. ^ User, Super. "LAMAN WEB RASMI PEJABAT DAERAH KUBANG PASU - Mengenai Kami". pdkp.kedah.gov.my.
  5. ^ "150 anggota polis, ahli Perkep IPD Kubang Pasu jayakan ibadah korban".
  6. ^ KPPT. "Kenyataan Kerja Undi - Daerah Kubang Pasu - Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran Negeri Kedah Darul Aman". www.didkedah.gov.my.