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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.

Kluang District
Malaysia District of Malaysia
Daerah Kluang
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawi كلواڠ
 • Chinese 居銮县
 • Tamil குளுவாங்
Flag of Kluang District
Flag
Location of Kluang District in Johor
Location of Kluang District in Johor
Kluang District is located in Malaysia
Kluang District
Kluang District
Location of Kluang District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 2°2′1″N 103°19′10″E / 2.03361°N 103.31944°E / 2.03361; 103.31944Coordinates: 2°2′1″N 103°19′10″E / 2.03361°N 103.31944°E / 2.03361; 103.31944
Country  Malaysia
State  Johor
Seat Kluang
Local area government(s) Kluang Municipal Council
(Kluang North)
Simpang Renggam District Council
(Kluang South)
Government
 • District officer Fuad Radzuan
Area[1]
 • Total 2,864.53 km2 (1,106.00 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 262,398
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode 86xxx
Calling code +6-07
Vehicle registration plates J

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GeographyEdit

Kluang district is 2,851.64 km2 in size.[3][4]

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.

Administrative divisionsEdit

Kluang District is divided into 8 mukims, which are:[5]

GovernmentEdit

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.

Other TownEdit

  • Paloh
  • Kahang
  • Renggam
  • Machap
  • Simpang Renggam
  • Layang-Layang

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 Maszlee Malik Pakatan Harapan (PPBM)
P152 Kluang Wong Shu Qi Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P153 Sembrong Hishammuddin Hussein Barisan Nasional (UMNO)


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 (UMNO)
P151 N27 Layang-Layang Onn Hafiz Ghazi Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P152 N28 Mengkibol Chew Chong Sin Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P152 N29 Mahkota Muhamad Said Jonit Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)
P153 N30 Paloh Sheikh Omar Ali Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P153 N31 Kahang Vidyananthan Ramanadhan Barisan Nasional (MIC)

DemographicsEdit

As of 2010, total population of Kluang District was 319,629 people. In 2000, the population growth was 1.48%.[6]

EconomyEdit

The main economy activities in the district are agriculture and ecotourism.[7] Main industrial areas are located in Kluang Town, Paloh, Renggam, Simpang Renggam, Machap, Kahang, Ulu Benut and Layang-Layang.[8]

EducationEdit

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.

TransportationEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://apps.water.gov.my/jpskomuniti/dokumen/kluang_profil_february_2011.pdf
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ http://apps.water.gov.my/jpskomuniti/dokumen/kluang_profil_february_2011.pdf
  4. ^ http://jpbd.johor.gov.my/images/jpbd_DokumenTerbitan/Handbook.pdf
  5. ^ http://apps.water.gov.my/jpskomuniti/dokumen/kluang_profil_february_2011.pdf
  6. ^ http://jpbd.johor.gov.my/images/jpbd_DokumenTerbitan/Handbook.pdf
  7. ^ "Muafakat ke Arah #Johor Berkemajuan" (PDF). Muafakat Johor (in Malay). Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  8. ^ http://jpbd.johor.gov.my/images/jpbd_DokumenTerbitan/Handbook.pdf

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