Pekan District

The Pekan District is a district in Pahang, Malaysia. Located in the east of Pahang, the district borders Kuantan District on the north, South China Sea on the east, Maran District on the west and Rompin District on the south.

Pekan District
Daerah Pekan
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiڤکن
 • Chinese北根縣
 • Tamilபெக்கான்
Location of Pekan District in Pahang
Location of Pekan District in Pahang
Pekan District is located in Malaysia District
Pekan District
Pekan District
Location of Pekan District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°30′N 103°25′E / 3.500°N 103.417°E / 3.500; 103.417Coordinates: 3°30′N 103°25′E / 3.500°N 103.417°E / 3.500; 103.417
Country Malaysia
State Pahang
SeatPekan
Local area government(s)Pekan District Council
Government
 • District officerAli Syahbana Sabaruddin[1]
Area
 • Total3,846.14 km2 (1,485.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • Total105,218
 • Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
26xxx
Calling code+6-09
Vehicle registration platesC

DemographicsEdit

The following is based on Department of Statistics Malaysia 2010 census.[3]

Ethnic groups in Pekan, 2010 census
Ethnicity Population Percentage
Malay 101,953 96.9%
Chinese 1,373 1.3%
Indian 392 0.4%
Others 1,500 1.4%
Total 105,218 100%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly SeatsEdit


Pekan district representative in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P85 Pekan Najib Razak BN (UMNO)


List of Pekan district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri)

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P85 N20 Pulau Manis Khairuddin Mahmud (some part in Kuantan District) BN (UMNO)
P85 N21 Peramu Jaya Sh Mohamed Puzi Sh Ali BN (UMNO)
P85 N22 Bebar Mohd. Fakhruddin Mohd. Arif BN (UMNO)
P85 N23 Chini Mohd Sharim Md Zain BN (UMNO)

Administrative divisionsEdit

 
Map of Pekan district.

Pekan has 11 mukims, which are:[4]

  • Pekan (Capital)
  • Bebar
  • Temai
  • Lepar
  • Kuala Pahang
  • Langgar
  • Ganchong
  • Pahang Tua
  • Pulau Manis
  • Pulau Rusa
  • Penyor

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ User, Super. "Direktori Pegawai". pdtpekan.pahang.gov.my. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  2. ^ User, Super. "Peta & Keluasan". pdtpekan.pahang.gov.my. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  3. ^ a b "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.
  4. ^ "Peta&Keluasan". Pejabat Daerah dan Tanah Pekan.

External linksEdit