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The Kluang District (simplified Chinese: 居銮县; traditional Chinese: 居鑾縣) is a district in Johor, Malaysia. Its district capital is Kluang Town. Kluang district is one of two landlocked districts in Johor, the other being Segamat.
|District of Malaysia|
Location of Kluang District in Johor
|Local area government(s)||Kluang Municipal Council
Simpang Renggam District Council
|• District officer||Fuad Radzuan|
|• Total||2,864.53 km2 (1,106.00 sq mi)|
|• Density||92/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Not observed (UTC+8)|
|Vehicle registration plates||J|
Kluang district is bordered by Segamat in the north, Batu Pahat in the west and Mersing in the east. The southern border of Kluang district meets Pontian, Kulai and Kota Tinggi. As the central district, it borders the most number of districts in Johor.
Kluang is divided into two local councils namely Simpang Renggam District Council (Malay: Majlis Daerah Simpang Renggam) based at Simpang Renggam Town and Kluang Municipal Council (Malay: Majlis Perbandaran Kluang) based at Kluang Town which is also the district capital.
- Simpang Renggam
Federal Parliament and State Assembly SeatsEdit
List of Kluang district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)
|Parliament||Seat Name||Member of Parliament||Party|
|P151||Simpang Renggam||Liang Teck Meng||Barisan Nasional (BN)|
|P152||Kluang||Liew Chin Tong||Pakatan Harapan (PH)|
|P153||Sembrong||Hishammuddin Hussein||Barisan Nasional (BN)|
List of Kluang district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri)
|Parliament||State||Seat Name||State Assemblyman||Party|
|P151||N26||Machap||Abd Taib Abu Bakar||Barisan Nasional (BN)|
|P151||N27||Layang-Layang||Abd Mutalip Abd Rahim||Barisan Nasional (BN)|
|P152||N28||Mengkibol||Tan Hong Pin||Pakatan Harapan (PH)|
|P152||N29||Mahkota||Md Jais Sarday||Barisan Nasional (BN)|
|P153||N30||Paloh||Teoh Yap Kun||Barisan Nasional (BN)|
|P153||N31||Kahang||Vidyananthan Ramanadhan||Barisan Nasional (BN)|
As of 2010, total population of Kluang District was 319,629 people. In 2000, the population growth was 1.48%.
The main economy activities in the district are agriculture and ecotourism. Main industrial areas are located in Kluang Town, Paloh, Renggam, Simpang Renggam, Machap, Kahang, Ulu Benut and Layang-Layang.
Kluang district has 28 primary schools, 21 Chinese schools, 17 Tamil schools, and 20 secondary schools for a total of 86 schools. In 2014, there were more than 38,000 students and 3,300 teachers.
- "Population Distribution and Basic Demographic Characteristics, 2010" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2012.
- "Muafakat ke Arah #Johor Berkemajuan" (PDF). Muafakat Johor (in Malay). Retrieved 17 March 2018.
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