Central Seberang Perai District

The Central Seberang Perai District (SPT; Malay: Daerah Seberang Perai Tengah) is a district in the state of Penang, Malaysia. It covers an area of 238 square kilometres, and had a population of 371,975 at the 2010 Census .[2] The district is bordered by Perai River which separates North Seberang Perai in the north, Junjong River which separates South Seberang Perai in the south, Kedah state border in the east and South Channel which separates Penang Island. Juru River also flows through the district. The capital of this district is Bukit Mertajam. Other localities that are situated in Central Seberang Perai include Permatang Pauh, Penanti, Bukit Tengah, Bukit Minyak, Juru, Alma, Machang Bubok and Permatang Tinggi. The entertainment, eatery and automobile venue of Autocity is also located in this district. Heavy industrial areas cover most parts of Central Seberang Perai.

Central Seberang Perai District
Daerah Seberang Perai Tengah
Other transcription(s)
  Chinese威中县
  Tamilமத்திய செபாராங் பிறை
Location of Central Seberang Perai District in Penang
Central Seberang Perai District
Location of Central Seberang Perai District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 5°21′N 100°28′E
Country Malaysia
State Penang
SeatBukit Mertajam
Local area government(s)Seberang Perai City Council
Government
  District officerAli Sebran
Area
  Total238 km2 (92 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
  Total371,975
  Estimate 
(2015)[1]
395,100
  Density1,600/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
13500-14100
Calling code+6-043 to +6-045
Vehicle registration platesP

Administrative divisions

SPT District is divided into 21 mukims and also consist of 4 towns which are Bukit Mertajam, Perai, Bandar Perda and Seberang Jaya.[3][4][5]

MukimAreaMukimArea
1Seberang Jaya12Juru
2Sama Gagah13Bukit Minyak
Industrial Zone
3Permatang Pasir14Permatang Tinggi
4Permatang Pauh15Alma
5Kubang Semang16Machang Bubok
6Taman Pauh17Mertajam Hill
7Bandar Perda18Mengkuang
8Tanah Liat19Ara Kuda
9Berapit20Guar Perahu
10Jalan Betek
(administrative centre)
21Bukit Jelutong
11Bukit Tengah
The Bukit Mertajam proper mukim are in blue colour.

Demographics

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

Ethnic composition of Central Seberang Perai District (2010)
Ethnicities / Nationality Percentage
Malays
45.89%
Other Bumiputeras
0.38%
Chinese
35.99%
Indians
9.45%
Others
0.37%
Non-Malaysians
7.93%
Ethnicity 2010
Population Percentage
Malays17069345.89%
Other Bumiputeras14130.38%
Chinese13386335.99%
Indians351589.45%
Others13580.37%
Malaysian total34248592.07%
Non-Malaysian294907.93%
Total371975100.00%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats

List of Central Seberang Perai district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

ParliamentSeat NameMember of ParliamentParty
P44 Permatang PauhNurul Izzah AnwarPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P45 Bukit MertajamSteven Sim Chee KeongPakatan Harapan (DAP)
P46 Batu KawanKasthuriraani a/p PattoPakatan Harapan (DAP)

List of Central Seberang Perai district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Penang.

ParliamentStateSeat NameState AssemblymanParty
P44 N10Seberang JayaAfif BahardinPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P44 N11Permatang PasirFaiz FadzilPakatan Harapan (AMANAH)
P44 N12PenantiNorlela AriffinPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P45 N13BerapitHeng Lee LeePakatan Harapan (DAP)
P45 N14Machang BubokLee Khai LoonPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P45 N15Padang LalangChong EngPakatan Harapan (DAP)
P46 N16PeraiRamasamy a/l PalanisamyPakatan Harapan (DAP)
P46 N17Bukit TengahGooi Hsiao LeungPakatan Harapan (PKR)

See also

References

  1. "2017 Q2 statistics" (PDF). Penang Institute. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-12-01. Retrieved 2017-11-29.
  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. "Latar Belakang". spt.penang.gov.my.
  4. "UPI – Unique Parcel Identifier". myliis3.mygeoportal.gov.my. Archived from the original on 2017-12-27. Retrieved 2017-11-29.
  5. "Peta Daerah". spt.penang.gov.my.
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