Perak Tengah District

Perak Tengah District (Central Perak) is a district in Perak, Malaysia. It is administered by the Perak Tengah District Council, which is based at the town of Seri Iskandar; Parit is however the largest settlement in the area.

Perak Tengah District
Daerah Perak Tengah
Other transcription(s)
  Jawiدائره ڤراق تڠه
  Chinese中霹雳县
  Tamilபேராக் தெஙஹ்
Location of Perak Tengah District in Perak
Perak Tengah District
Location of Perak Tengah District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 4°15′N 100°55′E
Country Malaysia
State Perak
SeatSeri Iskandar
Largest townParit
Local area government(s)Perak Tengah District Council
Government
  District officerGhopran Bin Yeop Hamzah[1]
Area
  Total1,279.46 km2 (494.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[3]
  Total97,530
  Estimate 
(2015)[4]
107,600
  Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
326xx, 328xx-329xx
Calling code+6-05
Vehicle registration platesA
Perak Tengah District Council

Majlis Daerah Perak Tengah
Type
Type
History
Founded1 December 1979
Leadership
President
Mohd Syukri Azaari
District Secretary
Mohd Ainurridha Ahmad Majdi
Motto
Berkhidmat Untuk Rakyat
(Serve the People)
Meeting place
Kompleks MDPT, Seri Iskandar, 32610 Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan.
Website
www.mdpt.gov.my

Administrative divisions

Perak Tengah District

Perak Tengah District is divided into 12 mukims, which are:[5][6]

  • Bandar
  • Belanja
  • Bota
  • Jaya Baru
  • Kampung Gajah
  • Kota Setia
  • Lambor Kanan
  • Lambor Kiri
  • Layang-Layang
  • Pasir Panjang Hulu
  • Pasir Salak
  • Pulau Tiga

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1991 75,574    
2000 82,153+8.7%
2010 99,854+21.5%
2020 94,573−5.3%
Source: [7]

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

Ethnic groups in Perat Tengah , 2010 census
EthnicityPopulationPercentage
Bumiputera94,66497.0%
Chinese1,2911.3%
Indian1,4261.5%
Others1490.2%
Total97,530100%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats


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

ParliamentSeat NameMember of ParliamentParty
P69 ParitMuhammad Ismi Mat TaibPerikatan Nasional (PAS)
P73 Pasir SalakJamaluddin YahyaPerikatan Nasional (PAS)


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

ParliamentStateSeat NameState AssemblymanParty
P69 N39BelanjaKhairudin Abu HanipahBarisan Nasional (UMNO)
P69 N40BotaNajihatussalehah AhmadPerikatan Nasional (PAS)
P73 N50Kampong GajahZafarulazlan ZanPerikatan Nasional (PAS)

Transportation

Car

Highways 109 and 5 are the main roads in the district, as well as 72 which goes to Parit and 73 to Batu Gajah.

Public transportation

Rail services are not available in the district; the nearest station is in Batu Gajah.

See also

References

  1. "Laman Web Pejabat Daerah Dan Tanah Perak Tengah - Pegawai Daerah". pdtseriiskandar.perak.gov.my.
  2. "RTD Perak Tengah 2030" (PDF) (in Malay).
  3. "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. "Rancangan Struktur Negeri Perak 2040" (PDF). p. 316. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-28. Retrieved 2018-03-28.
  5. http://apps.water.gov.my/jpskomuniti/dokumen/Laporan%20Profil%20Daerah%20Perak%20Tengah.pdf
  6. "Laman Web Pejabat Daerah Dan Tanah Perak Tengah - Statistik Daerah". pdtseriiskandar.perak.gov.my.
  7. "Key Findings Population and Housing Census of Malaysia, 2020" (in Malay and English). Department of Statistics, Malaysia.
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