Muar District

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Muar District
دايره موار
麻坡县
District of Malaysia
Flag of Muar Districtدايره موار麻坡县
Flag
Country Malaysia
State Johor
Seat Muar Town
Government
 • District Officer Tuan Haji Ramlee A. Rahman
Area
 • Total 1,376 km2 (531 sq mi)
Elevation 36.88 m (121.00 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 247,957
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
 • Demonym Muarian
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST) Not observed (UTC)
Postal code 84xxx
National calling code 06
License plate prefix Jxx
Website www.mpmuar.gov.my
Muar District Office

The Muar District is a district in Johor, Malaysia. Muar is located at the mouth of the Muar River, on the coast of the Straits of Malacca. The Muar District covers 1,376 km2, with a population of 247,957 (2010).[1]

History[edit]

The district was formerly divided administratively into Bandar Maharani municipality and Ledang township. Upon upgrade of Tangkak sub-district to full-fledged Ledang District, Bandar Maharani is now administered by Muar Municipal Council (formerly South Muar Town Council, later Muar Town Council) under the Muar District Office, while Tangkak of Ledang is administered by Tangkak Town Council (formerly North Muar Town Council) under the Ledang District Office.

A new administration hub and transportation hub integrated with bus terminal and market called Maharani Sentral are being planned to be built at the location near Muar Bypass in between Jalan Haji Kosai and Jalan Temenggung.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Muar District is divided into 12 mukims, which are:[2]

Towns[edit]

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