Muar District

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Muar District
Malaysia District of Malaysia
Daerah Muar
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawi دايره موار‎
 • Chinese 麻坡县
 • Tamil மூவார்
Flag of Muar District
Flag
Location of Muar District in Johor
Location of Muar District in Johor
Muar District is located in Malaysia
Muar District
Muar District
Location of Muar District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 2°9′N 102°40′E / 2.150°N 102.667°E / 2.150; 102.667Coordinates: 2°9′N 102°40′E / 2.150°N 102.667°E / 2.150; 102.667
Country  Malaysia
State  Johor
Seat Muar
Local area government(s) Muar Municipal Council
Government
 • District officer Radzi Amin
Area
 • Total 1,376 km2 (531 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 233,779
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST) Not observed (UTC+8)
Postcode 84xxx
Calling code +6-06
Vehicle registration plates J
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 233,779 (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]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]


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

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P143 Pagoh Muhyiddin Yassin Pakatan Harapan (PH)
P145 Bakri Er Teck Hwa Pakatan Harapan (PH)
P146 Muar Razali Ibrahim Barisan Nasional (BN)


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

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P143 N7 Sijangkang Ismail Mohamed Barisan Nasional (BN)
P143 N8 Jorak Sharuddin Md Salleh Pakatan Harapan (PH)
P145 N12 Bentayan Chua Wee Beng Pakatan Harapan (PH)
P145 N13 Sungai Abong Sheikh Ibrahim Salleh PAS
P145 N14 Bukit Naning Saipolbahari Suib Barisan Nasional (BN)
P146 N15 Maharani Mohammad Taslim PAS
P146 N16 Sungai Balang Zaiton Ismail Barisan Nasional (BN)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ http://apps.water.gov.my/jpskomuniti/dokumen/profail%20muar_ogos%2020111.pdf