[citation needed] The various provisions laid down in the Constitution include the role and powers of the Monarch, the State Parliament and the State's Civil Service. It sits along the country's longest expressway, located 400 km (250 mi) from Kuala Lumpur and 79 km (49 mi) north of George … Prior to the formation of the Federation of Malaya, there was an ethnic group known as the Sam Sam people. It is the second-largest city in the state after Sungai Petani and one of the most-important cities on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The University was established with the specific mission of providing a leadership role for management education in the country. Kedah is a state in the northern part of the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia.The state is famed for its padi fields and is known as "the rice bowl" of the country. Kedah Overview ... ASEAN Population A fully integrated community In 2014, ASEAN was the 3rd largest market in the world With 622 million people Resolution on 2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme adopted by the ECOSOC (5 August [22], Kedah is the 8th largest state by land area and 8th most populated state in Malaysia, with a total land area of 9,500 km2 (3,700 sq mi),[23] and a population of 1,890,098.[24]. Since the establishment of Malaysia, 5 census has been implemented. Population Census 2010-07-06; Kedah: State: 1,649,756: 1,947,651: Baling: District: … Kedah is the 8th largest state by land area and 8th most populated state in Malaysia, with a total land area of 9,500 km 2 (3,700 sq mi), and a population of 1,890,098.. Orang Asli only can be found in the Baling district. Reading Shortcuts. The Kedah Sultanate began when the 9th Kedah Maharaja Derbar Raja or Phra Ong Mahawangsa, converted to Islam and changed his name to Sultan Mudzafar Shah I. Wikipedia; Simple Wikipedia; VOA Learning English Find information on cities in Kedah as well as 43 cities in Malaysia, 3054 cities in Asia, 15404 cities in the World. The icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, nationality, ethnic group). District: 29,012: 31,874 → Asajaya: Mukim: 28,513: 31,190 → Bachok: District: 111,040: 133,152 → Beklam: Mukim: 9,014: 9,672 → Gunong (Gunong Timor) Mukim: 20,132: 21,984 → Mahligai: Mukim: 9,101: 9,164 → Melawi (Repek) Mukim: 14,334: 17,899 → Perupok: Mukim: 16,732: 17,391 → Tanjong Pauh: Mukim: 8,593: 9,971 → Tawang (Mentuan) Mukim: 23,015: 27,772 → Telong: … Since then there have been 27 Sultans who ruled Kedah. In some places in Kedah, the Sam Sam people still retain their Siamese language as their mother tongue. A mukim (commune, sub-district or parish) is a subdivision of a district. # Total Fertility Rate: The rate per woman aged 15-49 years. Malaysia is a federation that consists of 13 states and 3 federal territories. The academic establishments in UUM include College of Business (COB), College of Law, Government and International Studies (COLGIS) and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). Kedah was previously known as Kadaram (Tamil: கடாரம்; kadāram) by the ancient and medieval Tamils, Kataha or Kalahbar (Arabic: قتح‎; qataḥa or Arabic: قلحبر‎; qalaḥbar) by the Arabs, and Syburi (Thai: ไทรบุรี; RTGS: Sai Buri) by the Siamese when it was under their influence.[7][8]. Kedah has a relatively heterogeneous populace constituted by the three major ethnic groups; the Malays, Chinese and Indians as well … Volume 36, 1988. Public secondary school such as SMK Taman Jelutong, Keat Hwa Secondary School, Convent Secondary School (Formerly known as St. Nicholas Convent Secondary School), Kolej Sultan Abdul Hamid, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sultan Badlishah, Sin Min Secondary School, Chio Min Secondary School, SMK Sultanah Asma, SMK Convent Father Barre, SMK Khir Johari, SMK Kota Kuala Muda, SMK Tunku Ismail, SMK Aman Jaya, SMK Bedong, SMK Bakar Arang, SMK Darulaman, SMK Ibrahim, K Jit, SMK Mahsuri, SMK Tunku Panglima Besar, Keat Hwa Secondary School, SMK Guar Chempedak, SMK Yan etc. There are some places of interest on the mainland as well. Contents: Population. [19], According to Hikayat Merong Mahawangsa or the Kedah Annals, Kedah was founded by a Hindu king named Merong Mahawangsa. The non-Malay bumiputera community are predominantly Christians (39.7%), with significant minorities identifying as Muslims (26.9%) and Buddhists (26.3%). CENSUS 2020 LEGAL BASIS • Census Act 1960 (Revised 1969). The population of Kedah in 2015 was 2,071,900. Our tools allow individuals and organizations to discover, visualize, model, and present their data and the world’s data to facilitate better decisions and better outcomes. In World War II, Kedah (along with Kelantan) was the first part of Malaya to be invaded by Japan. Website : https://www.dosm.gov.my, Feedback     The population development of Kulim as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). "Kedah Aman Makmur, Harapan Bersama Makmurkan Kedah". 62514, PUTRAJAYA Kedah (Malay pronunciation: [kəˈdɑh];[5] Jawi: قدح), also known by its honorific Darul Aman or "Abode of Peace"[6] is a state of Malaysia, located in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia. Kedah (Malay pronunciation: ; Jawi: قدح), also known by its honorific Darul Aman or "Abode of Peace" is a state of Malaysia, located in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia.The state covers a total area of over 9,000 km², and it consists of the mainland and the Langkawi islands. The Pedu Lake is the largest man-made lake in the state. Kedah FA currently play in the Malaysia Super League, and they are the only team in the history of Malaysian football to ever achieved a double treble titles in 2006–07 and 2007–08 seasons. Malaya was then enlarged to become Malaysia in 1963. Population of Kedah increased from 1,895.7 thousands in 2008 to 2,146.2 thousands in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 1.39%. [12] In the middle eastern literature, ancient Kedah was referred as Qilah by Ibn Khordadbeh in Kitāb al Masālik w'al Mamālik, Kalah-Bar by Soleiman Siraf & Abu Zaid al Hassan in Silsilat-al-Tawarikh (travels in Asia), and Kalah by Abu-Dulaf Misa'r Ibn Muhalhil in Al-Risalah al-thaniyah. Find information on cities in Kedah as well as 43 cities in Malaysia, 3054 cities in Asia, 15404 cities in … Prior to the formation of the Federation of Malaya, there was an ethnic group known as the Sam Sam people. Employment data in 2010 and 2011 has been revised based on the latest population estimates from the Census of Population and Housing 2010, which was adjusted for under-enumeration. The declaration of the 24,000ha district with a population of 50,000 was made by the Sultan of Kedah, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah in conjunction with his 81st birthday. It is similar to the Parliament but is limited to making laws relating to the state. About Baling Area: 1,528 km 2 Population: 151.8 thousand people Rate of Population: 99/km 2 Residential: 38.1 thousand Administritive District: 8 districts Household Income: RM 2,823; About Bandar Baharu Area: 269 km 2 Population: 47.2 thousand people Rate of Population: 99/km 2 Residential: 12.2 thousand Administritive District: 7 districts Household Income: RM 3,541 It was later under Siam, until it was conquered by the Malay sultanate of Malacca in the 15th century. The secondary data of all patients diagnosed with hepatitis C from January 2009 until December 2013 were included in this study. In Peninsular Malaysia, a district is a subdivision of a state. Contents: Population. In 1996, the Kulim Hi-Tech Park was officially opened as the first high technology industrial park in Malaysia. The following is based on 2015 figures from the Department of Statistics Malaysia. Football is the most favorite sport in kedah as well as sepak raga. Its members are elected in elections which are usually held simultaneously with federal elections. # Total Fertility Rate: The rate per woman aged 15-49 years. Employment data in 2010 and 2011 has been revised based on the latest population estimates from the Census of Population and Housing 2010, which was adjusted for under-enumeration. Kedah's Constitution was promulgated by its Ruler in July 1950. Knoema, an Eldridge business, is the most comprehensive source of global decision-making data in the world. It serves as the primary gateway into Langkawi. Private secondary school such as Keat Hwa High School, Sin Min High School and SM Sin Min. In recent years, a mukim is however of less importance with respect to the administration of land; for land administrative purposes, major cities (e.g. The Population and Housing Census in Malaysia is conducted every 10 years. The majority language of Kedah is Kedah Malay, known natively by locals as Pelat Utagha (Northern dialect), it is a distinct variety of Malay which also serves as the state's main lingua franca and is used by almost all Kedahans regardless of race. The Langkawi International Airport is located at Padang Matsirat and it is also considered a tourist attraction as the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition takes place every 2 years near the airport. Population Quick Info contained information on Intercensal Population Estimates 1970–2010, Current Population Estimates and Population Projections 2010–2040 which is the mid-year population estimates (30 June). Regions [] Cities []. Alor Star - largest city and capital of the state; Sungai Petani - second largest city and industrial hub; Kulim - third largest city and ear-marked for hi-tech industrial development These 12 districts, are further divided into administrative Municipal councils (Majlis Bandaraya/Perbandaran and Daerah): Kedah is considered the "rice bowl"[29][30] (Malay: Jelapang Padi) of Malaysia, accounting for about half of Malaysia's total production of rice. 2015 - 2019: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010. Kedah FA is a professional football team in Malaysian that represent the state of Kedah and under the supervision of Kedah Football Association. The Chinese in Kedah also speaks various varieties of Chinese such as Mandarin, Hokkien (majority), Teochew, Cantonese and so on. Archive     Tourism, particularly on the island of Langkawi is of growing importance. Kedah Mentri Besar Kedah Muhammad Sanusi Md Noor (left) attends a briefing at the TEMCO Aid Operations Centre, Kubang Pasu District Office August 10, 2020. Help     Changlun is a township in Kubang Pasu District, Kedah with population of 1506 as of 2010. Kedah … 2015 - 2019: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010. * Source: Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia. The State Executive Council, which along with the Sultan is Kedah's executive branch of government. These communities can be found in Pendang District, Kuala Nerang District and Kubang Pasu District (Changlun, Kodiang, Jitra, Wang Tepus, Guar Napai, Malau, Ason and Napoh). [citation needed]. According to the Ninth Malaysia Plan, this economic area is part of the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER). Demographics. District in Malaysia. Kedah also has several public universities and colleges such as Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in Merbok, the Malaysian Spanish Institute of Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL MSI) and the Polytechnic Institute of Sultanah Bahiyah (PSB) in Kulim, the Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST University) in Bedong, Kolej Universiti Insaniah (KUIN) a.k.a. The state assembly must be dissolved before or once it expires its term for a fresh election to elect its members. Petaling Jaya) are given an equal status with mukim. data@dosm.gov.my (data request & enquiries) Also included for comparison are the populations within the districts which are fully or partially covered by the urban agglomerations. [17] A second invasion was led by Virarajendra Chola of the Chola dynasty who conquered Kedah in the late 11th century. It described goods from Kadaram "heaped together in the broad streets" of Chola capital. As similar to most cities in Malaysia, Changlun population comprised 694 (46.1%) Malays, 583 (38.7%) Chinese, 86 (5.7%) Indian, 28 (1.9%) other Bumiputera and others such as Siamese and 115 (7.6%) Non-Malaysian. It was formally incorporated on 16 February 1984. It is composed of the Menteri Besar, who is its chairman and Kedah's head of government, and ten other members. The district is divided into 6 sub-districts: Gajah Mati, Jabi, Tualang, Lesong, Bukit Lada, Derang and consists of 122 villages and 21 residential areas. [18] During the reign of Kulothunga Chola I Chola overlordship was established over the Sri Vijaya province Kedah in the late 11th century. The Sultan of Kedah is the constitutional ruler of the State. [citation needed] The Park comprises a total land area of approximately 14.5 square kilometres (5.6 mi²). According to the text further, the Sultanate of Kedah started in year 1136 when King Phra Ong Mahawangsa converted to Islam and adopted the name Sultan Mudzafar Shah. However, an Acehnese account gave a date of 1474 for the year of conversion to Islam by the ruler of Kedah. A cross-sectional study involving patients in the KS district, Kedah, Malaysia was conducted from June 2013 to June 2014. Kedah has a relatively heterogeneous populace constituted by three major ethnic groups; the Malays, Chinese and Indians as well as some Malaysian Siamese ethnic groups, similar to most of the other Malaysian states. Population of Kedah increased from 1,895.7 thousands in 2008 to 2,146.2 thousands in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 1.39%. Home; All Articles; Sources. Department of Statistics, Malaysia Select Page. de Koninck R. Alor Setar, the Capital of Kedah : a City to Govern Agriculture. UNISHAMS (Kuala Ketil, Baling Kedah) in Mergong and the Polytechnic Institute of Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah (POLIMAS) in Jitra. Kedah has a relatively heterogeneous populace constituted by three major ethnic groups; the Malays, Chinese and Indians as well as some Malaysian Siamese ethnic groups, similar to most of the other Malaysian states. Alor Setar (Jawi: الور ستار), known as Alor Star from 2004 to 2008, is the state capital of Kedah, Malaysia. Census District Enumeration Block 2010 2020 27.5 million 7.3 million 6.4 million ... Johor Kedah Kelantan Melaka Negeri Sembilan Pahang Perak Perlis … Of Bujang Valley also made the ancient Kedah as well as related information and services ( Wikipedia,,... 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