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Establishment of the Pasir Mas District Council

This district council is one of 12 Local Governments in Kelantan, including the Kota Bharu Municipal Council. It was established on January 1st 1979 under the Local Government Act 1976 (171) with the Government Gazzette P.U.7/79.

Pejabat Majlis Daerah Pasir Mas

The Territories of Pasir Mas covers 577 km² while the entire jurisdiction of the Pasir Mas District Council only covers 139 km². It was formed with the merger of the following:-

  • Pasir Mas Municipal Board.
  • Rantau Panjang Local Council.
  • To’Uban Local Council.
  • Gual Periok Local Council.

All these areas and several new growth areas as well form the Pasir Mas District Council and Rantau Panjang Branch.

Geography
Pasir Mas District Council is located in the north of Kelantan. It borders Tumpat to the north, Tanah Merah to the south, Sungai Kelantan and the Kota Bharu Municipality to the east and Sungai Golok, Thailand to the west. Pasir Mas District Council covers important areas within the Territory, and can be broken down itno the following:-

The area is comprised of flatlands mostly. Pasir Mas town is connected to the main road linking the state capital to Bandar Sungai Golok, Thailand. The road is also the main road link to Kota Bharu for states on the East Coast.

 Area  km²
 Pasir Mas 80.7
 Rantau Panjang 37.6
 To'Uban 5.7
 Gual Periok 4.0
 Tendong 3.0
 Meranti 2.0
 Bunut Susu 2.0
 Others 4.0
 Sub-districts 29 sub-districts
  Total 139.0

 

The area is comprised of flatlands mostly. Pasir Mas town is connected to the main road linking the state capital to Bandar Sungai Golok, Thailand. The road is also the main road link to Kota Bharu for states on the East Coast

 Peta Pasir Mas

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