Pontian Kechil

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Pontian Kechil
小笨珍
Town
PontianKechil.JPG
Country Malaysia
State Johor
DistrictFlag of Pontian, Johor.svg Pontian
Postcode
82xxx
Calling code+6-07
Vehicle registrationJ

Pontian Kechil (also known as Pontian Town) is a town and the capital of Pontian District, Johor, Malaysia.[1][2]

History[edit]

The town was originally a fishing village. Now it has grown as a town.[3]

Geography[edit]

The town spans over an area of 6.6 km2.[4]

Administration[edit]

Pontian is administered by Pontian District Council. Pontian's postcode is 82000.

Transportation[edit]

Buses[edit]

The town is served by TransJohor public buses linking to Larkin Sentral Terminal in Johor Bahru City and other towns within the district, such as Benut and Kukup.[5]

Car[edit]

Being located along Highway Jkr-ft5.png, Pontian is relatively accessible for a town its size. Northward this highway goes to Melaka City, Klang and Teluk Intan before terminating at Jelapang. Southwards highway 5 turn right to Pekan Nanas and terminates at Johor Bahru.

Shopping[edit]

  • Pontian Plaza

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rancangan Tempatan Daerah Pontian (Penggantian) 2030" (ZIP) (in Malay).
  2. ^ http://www.sinarharian.com.my/edisi/johor/iktiraf-pontian-bandar-nanas-1.772130
  3. ^ "Pontian". Tourism Johor. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  4. ^ http://jpbd.johor.gov.my/images/jpbd_DokumenTerbitan/Handbook.pdf
  5. ^ "Bus Routes and Schedule". Pengangkutan Awam Johor. Retrieved 17 March 2018.