Rembau District

The Rembau District is a district that is located in the state of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. The district is a stronghold of the matrilineal system known as adat perpatih, a customary practice inherited from the Minangkabaus, of Sumatra.[4]

Rembau District
Daerah Rembau
Other transcription(s)
  Jawiرمباو
  Chinese林茂县
  Tamilரெம்பாவ்

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Location of Rembau District in Negeri Sembilan
Rembau District
Location of Rembau District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 2°35′N 102°05′E
Country Malaysia
State Negeri Sembilan
SeatRembau
Local area government(s)Rembau District Council
Government
  District officerAmino Agos Suyub [1]
Area
  Total415.12 km2 (160.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[3]
  Total41,325
  Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
71xxx
Calling code+6-06
Vehicle registration platesN

Rembau still maintains the old district ruler, which used to be called the district head or Penghulu. Now the title is Yang Teramat Mulia Undang Luak Rembau. He is one of the electors to the throne of Yamtuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, besides Sungai Ujong, Jelebu, Johol and Tampin.

Administrative divisions

Rembau District consists of 17 mukims, which are:[5]

  • Batu Hampar
  • Bongek
  • Chembong
  • Chengkau
  • Gadong
  • Kundur
  • Legong Hilir
  • Legong Hulu
  • Miku
  • Nerasau
  • Pedas
  • Pilin
  • Selemak
  • Semerbok
  • Sepri
  • Tanjung Keling
  • Titian Bintangor

See also

References

  1. "Pejabat Daerah & Tanah Rembau - Perutusan Pegawai Daerah". Rrembau.ns.gov.my. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  2. "Pejabat Daerah & Tanah Rembau - Latar Belakang". Rembau.ns.gov.my. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  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. "330 penduduk Rembau terima manfaat SKSJ". Utusan.com.my. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  5. "PROFIL DAERAH" (PDF). Apps.water.gov.my. Retrieved 19 December 2017.


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