Sabak, Malaysia

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Sabak (Chinese: 沙白) is a coastal town in Sabak Bernam District, Selangor, Malaysia. It is situated on the northwestern corner of Selangor, just south of the Bernam River, Selangor's natural border with Perak.

Major economic activities in the town are palm oil plantations ran by individuals as well as private organizations such as Sime Darby. This town is undergoing infrastructure development with added shops and drainage systems.

Sabak is the northernmost and westernmost town in Selangor, and is the furthest constituency from both Shah Alam and Kuala Lumpur. It is a 2-hour drive on Highway 5 from downtown Kuala Lumpur.

Politics and government[edit]

Sabak is represented in the Selangor State Legislative Assembly by PAS's Sallehen Mukhyi.[1]

On the national level, Sabak town is within the Sabak Bernam electoral district, represented by Dato' Haji Mohd Fasiah bin Mohd Fakeh, from UMNO.[2]

Sabak town, along with the entire Sabak Bernam constituency, forms the municipal area of the Sabak Bernam District Council (Majlis Daerah Sabak Bernam).

Public transportation[edit]

Sabak Bernam is inaccessible from any railway/metro service, though there is a daily bus service, known as the Sabak Bernam-Kuala Lumpur Ekspres, running seven trips a day from Pudu Sentral ( SP8  LRT Plaza Rakyat/ SBK17  MRT Merdeka) to Sabak Bernam, Sekinchan, Sungai Besar and as far as Teluk Intan.[3]

Notable Attractions[edit]

Places of Worships[edit]

  • Masjid Jamek Sultan Hishamuddin
  • Lord Murugan Temple
  • Chinese Temple
  • Maahad Sultan Salahuddin Abd Aziz Shah

Facilities[edit]

  • Tengku Ampuan Jemaah Hospital
  • Maybank Branch Sabak Bernam
  • Public Bank Branch Sabak Bernam
  • Bank Simpanan Nasional Branch Sabak Bernam
  • Oil Stations - Shell, Petronas, BP, Caltex
  • Police Station Sabak Bernam
  • Restaurants - Restoran Haziq, Restoran Al-Iman(RSK), Restoran Toman, KFC
  • MDSB Food Corners - Ali Mamak Corner(No.32)
  • Good Stores - 7 Eleven, 99 Speedmart, Ten Ten Hypermarket, Billion Hypermarket
  • 4 Digit Number Betting Stores - Magnum Corporation, Damacai, Sports Toto

Educations[edit]

  • SJK (T) Ladang Torkington - (Primary School)
  • SJK (C) Lum Hua - (Primary School)
  • SK Khir Johari - (Primary School)
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Dr. Abdul Latiff - (Primary School)
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra - (Secondary School)
  • Sekolah Menengah Ungku Aziz - (Secondary School)
  • Sekolah Agama Menengah Muhammadiah Pekan Sabak
  • Ministry of Higher Education (Malaysia) 's Polytechnic of Sultan Idris Shah (PSIS), Sg Lang
  • Institut Perakaunan Negara (IPN), Sg Lang
  • Institut Latihan Dan Dakwah Selangor (ILDAS), Sg Lang
  • Ministry of Higher Education (Malaysia) 's Community College of Sabak Bernam

Other Uses[edit]

Sabak is also name of a Hindi movie starring Shatrughan Sinha, released in 1973.

Coordinates: 3°46′12″N 100°58′48″E / 3.77000°N 100.98000°E / 3.77000; 100.98000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DUN". Dewan Negeri Selangor. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Ahli Parlimen". Portal Rasmi Parlimen Malaysia. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  3. ^ "How to get to Sekinchan?". Sekinchan.org. Retrieved 14 January 2018.