Long San

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Long San
Long San is located in Borneo Topography
Long San
Long San
Coordinates: 3°18′00″N 114°47′00″E / 3.3°N 114.78333°E / 3.3; 114.78333
Country  Malaysia
State  Sarawak
Administrative Division Miri
Elevation 215 m (705 ft)

Long San is a Kenyah settlement in the Marudi division of Sarawak, Malaysia.[1][2] It lies approximately 530.4 kilometres (330 mi) east-north-east of the state capital Kuching.

This extensive village on the Baram river is the principal home of Kenyah culture (arts, crafts, music and dance) and has become increasingly popular as a tourist destination: the Long San Guesthouse provides accommodation for visitors. Access is either by boat or a 4½ hour drive from Miri by 4WD vehicle along old logging roads.[3] If the Baram Dam hydroelectric project goes ahead, Long San will be one of the villages affected by the flooding of 389,000 hectares of jungle. [4]

Neighbouring settlements include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ M. Mohizah, S. Julia and W. K. Soh (2006). A Sarawak Gazetteer (PDF). Kuala Lumpur: Sarawak Forestry Department Malaysia and Forest Research Institute Malaysia. ISBN 983-2181-86-0. OCLC 85818866. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Long San, Malaysia". Geonames. 1994-02-10. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  3. ^ "Up the Baram River" (PDF). 2008-07-09. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  4. ^ http://www.sarawakreport.org/baram/map/long-san

Long San is in the Baram District, Miri Division.