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Sematan is located in Borneo
Coordinates: 1°48′00″N 109°46′00″E / 1.8°N 109.76667°E / 1.8; 109.76667Coordinates: 1°48′00″N 109°46′00″E / 1.8°N 109.76667°E / 1.8; 109.76667
Country Malaysia
State Sarawak
Administrative DivisionLundu
Local AuthoritiesLundu District Council
1 m (3 ft)

Sematan (also known as Simatan) is a settlement in the Lundu district of Sarawak, Malaysia.[1][2] It lies approximately 67.5 kilometres (42 mi) west-north-west of the state capital Kuching.

Sematan is a fishing village looking out over the South China Sea. It has reasonably clean beaches, a promenade along the waterfront and a concrete pier into the sea. At the north end there is a park celebrating early Malay fishermen in the Sematan area.[3] Accommodation in Sematan can be had at the Sematan Hotel.[4]

Neighbouring settlements include:


  1. ^ M. Mohizah, S. Julia and W. K. Soh (2006). A Sarawak Gazetteer (PDF). Kuala Lumpur: Sarawak Forestry Department Malaysia and Forest Research Institute Malaysia. ISBN 9832181860. OCLC 85818866. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-01-01.
  2. ^ "Sematan, Malaysia". Geonames. 2010-08-09. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
  3. ^ Simon Richmond (1 January 2010). Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei. Lonely Planet. pp. 429–. ISBN 978-1-74104-887-2. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  4. ^ Charles De Ledesma; Mark Lewis; Pauline Savage (1 December 2003). Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei. Rough Guides. pp. 433–. ISBN 978-1-84353-094-7. Retrieved 15 July 2012.

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