Bagan Datuk District

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The Bagan Datuk District (Malay: Daerah Bagan Datuk) is the most southwest district in Perak, Malaysia. It covers an area of 951 square kilometres, and had a population about of 70,300. The district is bordered by Perak River which separates Manjung and Central Perak in the north, Bernam River which separates Sabak Bernam in the state of Selangor in the south, Muallim and Hilir Perak in the northeast. The capital of this district is Bagan Datuk town. Other localities that are situated in the district include Hutan Melintang, Rungkup and a planned township known as the “Bagan Datuk Water City (BDWC)”.[6] Bagan Datuk is well known for the largest source of coconuts in Perak.[7]

Bagan Datuk District
Daerah Bagan Datuk
Other transcription(s)
 • Chinese峇眼拿督县
 • Tamilபாகான் டத்தோ
 • Jawiدائره باڬن داتوق
Location of Bagan Datuk District in Perak
Location of Bagan Datuk District in Perak
Bagan Datuk District is located in Malaysia District
Bagan Datuk District
Bagan Datuk District
Location of Bagan Datuk District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°55′N 100°55′E / 3.917°N 100.917°E / 3.917; 100.917Coordinates: 3°55′N 100°55′E / 3.917°N 100.917°E / 3.917; 100.917
Country Malaysia
State Perak
SeatBagan Datuk
Local area government(s)Teluk Intan Municipal Council (MPTI)[1]
 • District officerHamzah Hussin[2]
 • Total951.52 km2 (367.38 sq mi)
 • Total70,300
 • Estimate 
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Calling code+6-05
Vehicle registration platesA


Bagan Datuk was founded initially at a different site at Batu 11/2 at Kampung Pasang Api. The current area where Bagan Datuk lies was previously referred to as Sungai Keling.[7]

In January 2016, Bagan Datoh was declared an autonomous sub-district (daerah kecil) of Perak after the approval from Sultan of Perak, Menteri Besar of Perak and the state secretary.[8] On 15 June 2016, Bagan Datoh was upgraded into a full district, detaching it from Hilir Perak (Teluk Intan). Teluk Intan however retains responsibility for the municipal works in the new district.[9] In August 2016, Sembilan Island was incorporated to Bagan Datoh District from Manjung District.[10]

On 29 December 2016, it was announced that Bagan Datoh will be renamed to Bagan Datuk starting 9 January 2017.[11]

Administrative divisionsEdit

Map of Bagan Datuk District

Bagan Datoh District is divided into 4 mukims, which are:[12]

The district also consist of 46 villages along with 8 Chinese fishing villages.[12][4]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly SeatsEdit

List of Bagan Datuk district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P75 Bagan Datuk Ahmad Zahid Hamidi Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P76 Teluk Intan Nga Kor Ming Pakatan Harapan (DAP)

List of Bagan Datuk district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Perak

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P75 N53 Rungkup Shahrul Zaman bin Yahya Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P75 N54 Hutan Melintang Khairuddin bin Tarmizi Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P76 N56 Changkat Jong Mohd Azhar bin Jamaluddin Barisan Nasional (UMNO)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Senarai PBT di Malaysia - 1) Perak Darul Ridzuan". Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Bagan Datoh to be known as Bagan Datuk - Nation - The Star Online".
  3. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-28. Retrieved 2018-03-28.
  4. ^ a b "【今日霹靂頭條】峇眼拿督陞格為縣(第一篇) 盼發展計劃帶動經濟 峇眼拿督百年老鎮地價翻2倍". China Press.
  5. ^ "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). p. 316. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-28. Retrieved 2018-03-28.
  6. ^ "Bagan Datoh Water City dibangunkan".
  7. ^ a b Said, Saifullah Ahmad & Mohamad Hafizi Mohd. "Bagan Datuk mengorak langkah". Retrieved 2018-06-07.
  8. ^ "Bagan Datoh officially declared a sub-district - Nation - The Star Online".
  9. ^ "PM: Bagan Datoh is now a district - Nation - The Star Online".
  10. ^ SAID, MOHAMAD HAFIZI MOHD. "Pulau Sembilan kini bawah Bagan Datoh".
  11. ^ "Bagan Datoh will be spelt Bagan Datuk from Jan 9 - Nation - The Star Online".
  12. ^ a b "Bagan Datoh daerah ke-12 Perak".