Kunak District

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Kunak District

Daerah Kunak
Kunak District Office
Kunak District office.
Official seal of Kunak District
Seal
Location of Kunak District
Coordinates: 4°41′00″N 118°15′00″E / 4.68333°N 118.25000°E / 4.68333; 118.25000Coordinates: 4°41′00″N 118°15′00″E / 4.68333°N 118.25000°E / 4.68333; 118.25000
Country Malaysia
State Sabah
DivisionTawau
CapitalKunak
Government
 • District OfficerSusilo Sumarto
Area
 • Total1,134 km2 (438 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total61,094
Websiteww2.sabah.gov.my/md.kunak/
ww2.sabah.gov.my/pd.knk/

The Kunak District (Malay: Daerah Kunak) is an administrative district in the Malaysian state of Sabah, part of the Tawau Division which includes the districts of Kunak, Lahad Datu, Semporna and Tawau. The capital of the district is in Kunak Town.

Demographics[edit]

According to the last census in 2010, the population of Kunak district is estimated to be around 61,094 inhabitants.[1] As in other districts of Sabah, there are a significant number of illegal immigrants from the nearby southern Philippines, mainly from the Sulu Archipelago and Mindanao, many of whom are not included in the population statistics.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by ethnic group, Local Authority area and state, Malaysia" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2017.

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