The Lojing Autonomous Sub-District (Malay: Jajahan Kecil Lojing, Jawi: لوجيڠ), or colloquially known as the Lojing Highlands, is a mountainous region in the Gua Musang constituency of Kelantan, Malaysia. It is located next to the famed Cameron Highlands in Pahang, along the Second East-West Highway Jkr-ft185.png.

Lojing Autonomous Sub-District
Jajahan Kecil Lojing
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiلوجيڠ
Map of Lojing relative to Gua Musang in southern Kelantan. The territory of Jajahan Kecil Lojing overlaps with the electoral boundaries of the state assembly constituencies of Galas and Nenggiri.
Map of Lojing relative to Gua Musang in southern Kelantan. The territory of Jajahan Kecil Lojing overlaps with the electoral boundaries of the state assembly constituencies of Galas and Nenggiri.
Lojing Autonomous Sub-District is located in Kelantan
Lojing Autonomous Sub-District
Lojing Autonomous Sub-District
Location of Lojing in Kelantan
Lojing Autonomous Sub-District is located in Malaysia
Lojing Autonomous Sub-District
Lojing Autonomous Sub-District
Lojing Autonomous Sub-District (Malaysia)
Coordinates: 4°38′N 101°28′E / 4.633°N 101.467°E / 4.633; 101.467Coordinates: 4°38′N 101°28′E / 4.633°N 101.467°E / 4.633; 101.467
Country Malaysia
State Kelantan
District Gua Musang District
Area
 • Total1,817 km2 (702 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total10,601
 • Density5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
18xxx
Calling code+6-09
Vehicle registration platesD

AdministrationEdit

 
Map of Lojing Autonomous Sub-District

In 2010 Lojing was made an autonomous sub-district (Jajahan Kecil Lojing). Several state and federal agencies will open their branches there following the arrangement; municipal works remain under the responsibility of Gua Musang. It is divided into seven communes:

  • Balar
  • Blau
  • Hau
  • Hendrop
  • Kuala Betis
  • Sigar
  • Tuel

[3][1]

Geography and demographicsEdit

Perched up high in the Titiwangsa Mountains, Lojing Highlands is rich in flora and fauna and is famed for its biodiversity. Its well preserved pristine hills and jungles are popular eco-tourist attraction. There are many species of high-quality tropical hardwood such as teak, mahogany, chengal and meranti located in the jungles of the Lojing Highlands.

Most of the people that live in the Lojing area belong to the indigenous Orang Asli tribes, mainly the Temiar tribe of the Senoi nations.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Jajahan Kecil Lojing" (PDF) (in Malay). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-03-29. Retrieved 2016-12-20.
  2. ^ "Key Findings Population and Housing Census of Malaysia, 2020" (in Malay and English). Department of Statistics, Malaysia.
  3. ^ "Aplikasi Carian Kod dan Nama Sempadan Pentadbiran Tanah (UPI)". Retrieved 11 August 2019.