Pekan District

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Pekan District
Malaysia District of Malaysia
Daerah Pekan
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawi ڤکن
 • Chinese 北根县
 • Tamil பெக்கான்
Location of Pekan District in Pahang
Location of Pekan District in Pahang
Pekan District is located in Malaysia
Pekan District
Pekan District
Location of Pekan District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°30′N 103°25′E / 3.500°N 103.417°E / 3.500; 103.417Coordinates: 3°30′N 103°25′E / 3.500°N 103.417°E / 3.500; 103.417
Country  Malaysia
State  Pahang
Seat Pekan
Local area government(s) Pekan District Council
Government
 • District officer Ali Syahbana Sabaruddin[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 3,846.14 km2 (1,485.00 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 105,218
 • Density 27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST) Not observed (UTC+8)
Postcode 26xxx
Calling code +6-09
Vehicle registration plates C

The Pekan District is a district in Pahang, Malaysia. Located in the east of Pahang, the district bordered Kuantan District on the north, South China Sea on the east, Maran District on the west and Rompin District on the south.

Demographics[edit]

The following is based on Department of Statistics Malaysia 2010 census.[3]

Ethnic groups in Pekan, 2010 census
Ethnicity Population Percentage
Bumiputera 101,953 96.9%
Chinese 1,373 1.3%
Indian 392 0.4%
Others 1,500 1.4%
Total 105,218 100%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]


Pekan district representative in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P85 Pekan Najib Tun Razak BN


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

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P85 N20 Pulau Manis Khairuddin Mahmud BN
P85 N21 Peramu Jaya Ibrahim Awang Mahmud BN
P85 N22 Bebar Ishak Muhamad BN
P85 N23 Chini Abu Bakar Harun BN

Administrative divisions[edit]

Pekan has 11 mukims, which are:[4]

  • Pekan (Capital)
  • Bebar
  • Temai
  • Lepar
  • Kuala Pahang
  • Langgar
  • Ganchong
  • Pahang Tua
  • Pulau Manis
  • Pulau Rusa
  • Penyor

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ User, Super. "Direktori Pegawai". pdtpekan.pahang.gov.my. 
  2. ^ User, Super. "Peta & Keluasan". pdtpekan.pahang.gov.my. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ "Peta&Keluasan". Pejabat Daerah dan Tanah Pekan. 

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