Sri Gading

Sri Gading or Seri Gading is a mukim and parliamentary constituency in Batu Pahat District, Johor, Malaysia, located along Jalan Batu Pahat-Kluang (route Jkr-ft50.png). It lies south-east of Batu Pahat town, north-west of Ayer Hitam and west of Yong Peng. It is also a name of one of 14 parishes in Johor, Sri Gading parish.

Sri Gading

Seri Gading
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 • Jawiسري ڬاديڠ
 • Chinese四加亭
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Sri Gading is located in Malaysia
Sri Gading
Sri Gading
Coordinates: 1°51′00″N 102°55′00″E / 1.85000°N 102.91667°E / 1.85000; 102.91667Coordinates: 1°51′00″N 102°55′00″E / 1.85000°N 102.91667°E / 1.85000; 102.91667
CountryMalaysia
StateJohor
DistrictBatu Pahat
ElectorateP.149 Sri Gading
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)Not observed

NameEdit

The name Seri Gading means 'The Gorgeous Ivory' in Malay. The origin of this name can be traced back to the time when Sultan Ibrahim hunts an elephant at this place, and was impressed by the luster of the ivory. However, it is not easy to spot elephants in Sri Gading today, even back since the late-1970s.

GeographyEdit

 
Sri Gading in Batu Pahat District

The mukim spans over an area of 192 km2.[1]

PoliticsEdit

This is the list of Parliamentary constituencies (P.) followed by the state assemblies (N.) in Sri Gading, please see Parliamentary constituencies and state assemblies of Malaysia for updated information.

EconomyEdit

Sri Gading is famous for its local delicacies and textile industry.

Other local brand like CCS Food & Beverage Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, Miaow Miaow Food Products Sdn Bhd [1], New Star Food Industries Sdn Bhd, PCCS, LY Furniture & Ramatex, multinational corporation like Fujitsu, Sharp Roxy & J.R. Courtenay had their factories in Sri Gading.

Tourist attractionsEdit

Sri Gading does not have a lot of rivers since the biggest river in Sri Gading was Simpang Kanan River, but there are more than 20 bridges across this small town. taking the heavy responsibility of linking up houses estates and business centres on both ends.

The new township area named Pura Kencana that are developed by Genting Group. There are many facilities there such as restaurants, furniture shops, 7-Eleven, hardware shops and even a hotel named Harmoni Inn.

TransportationEdit

The mukim is accessible by Causeway Link route 8 from Ayer Hitam to Batu Pahat Town.[2]

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