Alor Gajah District

Alor Gajah District is one of the three administrative districts in Malacca, Malaysia. It borders Tampin District, Rembau District and Port Dickson District (including exclave of Tanjung Tuan) in Negeri Sembilan to the north and borders Jasin District and Melaka Tengah District in the east and south respectively.

Alor Gajah District and Land Office
Alor Gajah District
Daerah Alor Gajah
Other transcription(s)
  Jawiالور ڬاجه
  Chinese亚罗牙也县
  Tamilஅலோர் காஜா
Location of Alor Gajah District in Malacca
Alor Gajah District
Location of Alor Gajah District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 2°16′N 102°09′E
CountryMalaysia
StateMalacca
SeatAlor Gajah
Local area government(s)Alor Gajah Municipal Council
(Alor Gajah North)
Hang Tuah Jaya Municipal Council
(Alor Gajah Southeast)
Government
  District officerRahiji Ranom[1]
Area
  Total660 km2 (250 sq mi)
Population
 (2019[3])[4]
  Total212,000[5]
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
76100 and 78xxx
Calling code+6-06-5
Vehicle registration platesM

Administrative divisions

The district is divided into 31 mukims (sub-districts) and consists of 7 towns which are Alor Gajah, Masjid Tanah, Pulau Sebang, Lubuk China, Kuala Sungai Baru, Rambia and Durian Tunggal.[6]

MukimAreaMukimArea
1Ayer Pa'abas17Parit Melana
2Belimbing18Pegoh
3Beringin19Pulau Sebang
4Brisu20Ramuan Cina Besar
5Durian Tunggal21Ramuan Cina Kecil
6Gadek22Rembia
7Kelemak23Sungai Baru Hilir
8Kemuning24Sungai Baru Ulu
9Kuala Linggi25Sungai Baru Tengah
10Kuala Sungai Baru26Sungai Buluh
11Lendu27Sungai Petai
12Machap28Sungai Siput
13Masjid Tanah29Taboh Naning
14Melaka Pindah30Tanjung Rimau
15Melekek31Tebong
16Padang Sebang

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1991 116,653    
2000 132,317+13.4%
2010 173,712+31.3%
2020 249,356+43.5%
Source: [7]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats

List of Alor Gajah district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P134 Masjid Tanah Mas Ermieyati Samsudin Perikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P135 Alor Gajah Adly Zahari Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)

List of Alor Gajah district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P134 N1 Kuala Linggi Rosli Abdullah Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P134 N2 Tanjung Bidara Ab Rauf Yusoh Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P134 N3 Ayer Limau Hameed Basheer Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P134 N4 Lendu Sulaiman Md Ali Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P134 N5 Taboh Naning Zulkiflee Mohd Zin Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P135 N6 Rembia Muhammad Jailani Khamis Barisan Nasional (UMNO)
P135 N7 Gadek Shanmugam Ptcyhay Barisan Nasional (MIC)
P135 N8 Machap Jaya Ngwe Hee Sem Barisan Nasional (MCA)
P135 N9 Durian Tunggal Zahari Kalil Barisan Nasional (UMNO)

Educational institutions

  • Advanced Technology Training Centre (ADTEC; Malay: Pusat Latihan Teknologi Tinggi), Taboh Naning[8]
  • Malaysian Maritime Academy (Malay: Akademi Laut Malaysia, ALAM), Kuala Sungai Baru
  • University College Agroscience Malaysia (UCAM), Ayer Pa'abas
  • University College of Islam Melaka (Malay: Kolej Universiti Islam Melaka, KUIM), Kuala Sungai Baru
  • University of Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) Taboh Naning Campus, Taboh Naning - Institute of Chemical and Bioengineering Technology[9]
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Alor Gajah Campus, Lendu
  • MARA College of High Skills (Malay: Kolej Kemahiran Tinggi MARA), Masjid Tanah
  • National Youth Institute of High Skills (IKTBN; Malay: Institut Kemahiran Tinggi Belia Negara), Masjid Tanah
  • Malacca Matriculation College (Malay: Kolej Matrikulasi Melaka), Londang, Masjid Tanah
  • Poultry Institute of Technology (ITU; Malay: Institut Teknologi Unggas) Masjid Tanah
  • Masjid Tanah Community College (Malay: Kolej Komuniti Masjid Tanah), Masjid Tanah

Transport

  • Pulau Sebang/Tampin railway station at Pulau Sebang

Tourist attractions

  • A' Famosa Resort
  • Alor Gajah British Graveyard
  • Alor Gajah Square
  • Cape Rachado Lighthouse
  • Datuk Wira Poh Ah Tiam Machap Recreational Park
  • Dol Said's Grave
  • Gadek Hot Spring

See also

References


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