Tambunan District

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Tambunan District

Daerah Tambunan
Tambunan District Council
Tambunan District Council office.
Official seal of Tambunan District
Seal
Location of Tambunan District
Coordinates: 5°40′26.47″N 116°21′53.58″E / 5.6740194°N 116.3648833°E / 5.6740194; 116.3648833Coordinates: 5°40′26.47″N 116°21′53.58″E / 5.6740194°N 116.3648833°E / 5.6740194; 116.3648833
Country Malaysia
State Sabah
DivisionInterior
CapitalTambunan
Government
 • District OfficerThomas Logijin
Area
 • Total1,347 km2 (520 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total35,667
Websitewww.sabah.gov.my/md.tbn/
www.sabah.gov.my/pd.tbn/

The Tambunan District (Malay: Daerah Tambunan) is an administrative district in the Malaysian state of Sabah, part of the Interior Division which includes the districts of Beaufort, Keningau, Kuala Penyu, Nabawan, Sipitang, Tambunan and Tenom. The capital of the district is in Tambunan Town.

Etymology[edit]

The name of this area is taken from the word "Tamadon" and "Gombunan" which combined into "Tambunan".[1]

Demographics[edit]

According to the last census in 2010, the population of the district is estimated to be around 35,667 inhabitants.[2] The district of Tambunan is populated mainly by the indigenous group of Kadazan-Dusun (86%), while the rest of the population are Malay, Chinese and other indigenous groups.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laman Utama" (in Malay). Tambunan District Council. Archived from the original on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Population by ethnic group, Local Authority area and state, Malaysia" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2017.

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