Sabak Bernam District

The Sabak Bernam District is a district and a parliamentary constituency in north-western Selangor, Malaysia. It covers an area of 997 square kilometres, and had a population of 103,153 at the 2010 Census (excluding foreigns).[4] It is situated at the northwestern corner of Selangor. It is bordered by the state of Perak to the north, the district of Hulu Selangor to the east, the district of Kuala Selangor to the south, and the Straits of Malacca to the west. Bernam River forms its border with Perak. Towns in Sabak Bernam include Sabak, Sungai Besar and Sekinchan.

Sabak Bernam District
Daerah Sabak Bernam
Other transcription(s)
  Jawiسابق برنم
  Chinese沙白安南县
  Tamilசபாக் பெர்ணம்
Location of Sabak Bernam District in Selangor
Sabak Bernam District
Location of Sabak Bernam District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°40′N 101°05′E
Country Malaysia
State Selangor
SeatSabak
Local area government(s)Sabak Bernam District Council
Government
  District officerNasir Mamat[1]
  Sultan's RepresentativeBaharin Mat Akhir[2]
Area
  Total997.1 km2 (385.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[4]
  Total103,153
  Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
45xxx
Calling code+6-03
Vehicle registration platesB

The district is mainly a rice growing area. As such, Sabak Bernam's main economic activity is agriculture. Sabak Bernam is the westernmost district of Selangor; at 100 km from Kuala Lumpur, Sabak Bernam is the furthest district in Selangor from both Kuala Lumpur and state capital Shah Alam.

Administrative divisions

Sabak Bernam District is divided into 5 mukims, which are:[5]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats


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

ParliamentSeat NameMember of ParliamentParty
P92 Sabak BernamMohd Fasiah Bin Mohd FakehPakatan Harapan (PH)
P93 Sungai BesarMuslimin YahayaPakatan Harapan (PH)


List of Sabak Bernam district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Negeri Selangor)

ParliamentStateSeat NameState AssemblymanParty
P92 N1Sungai Air TawarRizam bin IsmailBarisan Nasional (BN)
P92 N2SabakAhmad Mustain bin OhtmanPakatan Harapan (PH)
P93 N3Sungai PanjangMohd Imran bin TamrinBarisan Nasional (BN)
P93 N4SekinchanNg Suee LimPakatan Harapan (PH)

See also

References

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