Kampar District

The Kampar District (Kinta South) is a district in Perak, Malaysia. It was a district on 21 May 2009 after the Sultan of Perak declared Kampar the state's 10th district, which is the smaller district in the state. Its local government is Kampar District Council based in the town of Kampar.

Kampar District
Daerah Kampar
Other transcription(s)
  Jawiدايره كمڤر
  Chinese金宝县
  Tamilகம்பார்
Location of Kampar District in Perak
Kampar District
Location of Kampar District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 4°20′N 101°15′E
Country Malaysia
State Perak
SeatKampar
Local area government(s)Kampar District Council
Government
  District officern/a
Area
  Total669.80 km2 (258.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
  Total97,167
  Estimate 
(2015)[3]
103,600
  Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
316xx-319xx
Calling code+6-05
Vehicle registration platesA
Kampar District Council

Majlis Daerah Kampar
مجليس دايره كمڤر
Local Government Act 1976
Type
Type
History
Founded1 September 1977
Preceded byKinta South District Council
Leadership
President
Ahmad Suqairy Alias
Motto
Maju dan Membangun
Progress and Develop
Meeting place
Kompleks Pentadbiran MD Kampar, Jalan Iskandar, 31900 Kampar, Perak.
Website
www.mdkampar.gov.my

Historically, Kampar District was once famous for its tin, being one of the major tin producers in the 18th century. In the 19th century, Kinta district was famous for its tin. It was the number one tin producing valley in the world.

Administrative divisions

Map of Kampar District

Kampar District is divided into 2 mukims, which are:[4]

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2010 96,303    
2020 98,732+2.5%
Figures before 2009 is included under Kinta District.
Source: [5]

The following is based on Department of Statistics Malaysia 2010 census.[2]

Ethnic groups in Kampar, 2010 census
EthnicityPopulationPercentage
Bumiputera35,03336.1%
Chinese51,34152.8%
Indian10,63811.0%
Others1150.1%
Total97,167100%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats

Kampar district is divided between two parliamentary seats with some areas of the district in Gopeng constituency and the rest of the district into Kampar constituency.


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

ParliamentSeat NameMember of ParliamentParty
P70 KamparChong ZheminPakatan Harapan (DAP)
P71 GopengTan Kar HingPakatan Harapan (PKR)


List of Kampar district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Perak

ParliamentStateSeat NameState AssemblymanParty
P70 N41Malim NawarBavani Veriah ShashaPakatan Harapan (DAP)
P70 N42KeranjiAngeline Koo Hai YenPakatan Harapan (DAP)
P70 N43Tualang SekahMohd Azlan HelmiPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P71 N46TejaSandrea Ng Shy ChingPakatan Harapan (PKR)

See also

References

  1. "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 March 2018. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  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. "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). p. 316. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 March 2018. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  4. "Pejabat Daerah dan Tanah Kampar - Latar Belakang Daerah". pdtkampar.perak.gov.my.
  5. "Key Findings Population and Housing Census of Malaysia, 2020" (in Malay and English). Department of Statistics, Malaysia.
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