Kerteh (est. pop. (2000 census): 3,064)[1] is a mukim in Kemaman District, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Kerteh
Town
Area
 • Total256 km2 (99 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total66,545

EconomyEdit

Kerteh is the base of operations for Petronas in Terengganu, overseeing the oil platform operations off the state's coast as well as petrochemicals production and crude oil refining in nearby Paka.

Tourist attractionsEdit

The Ma'Daerah turtle sanctuary is also nearby.

TransportationEdit

Kerteh is served by the Kerteh Airport, a small airport catering mostly to helicopter flights to offshore oil platforms and charter plane flights for Petronas staff to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport near Kuala Lumpur.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dept. of Urban and Rural Planning, Terengganu State Government. Rancangan Struktur Negeri Terengganu 2005-2015 (Malay), 2005

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 4°31′N 103°27′E / 4.517°N 103.450°E / 4.517; 103.450