Map of Pahang
The Pahang state is the largest state in Peninsular Malaysia occupying the huge Sungai Pahang river basin. In addition to that, the Pahang state is bordered by Kelantan on the north, Perak by the west, Terengganu on the east, Negeri Sembilan and Johor by the south. The state capital of Pahang is known as Kuantan whereas the royal capital falls in the Pekan district. Aside from the state capital and the royal capital, the Pahang state has an additional 9 main administrative districts where these districts are Bentong, Bera, Cameron Highlands, Jerantut, Lipis, Maran, Raub, Rompin and as well as Temerloh. Currently, in this 35964 square kilometer land, the total population count of the Pahang state falls around 1372500 people where the majority of the people’s races are Malays (1000000), followed by Chinese (233000), Indians (685000), non citizens (68000) and others (13700). The geographical terrains of the Pahang state can be roughly divided into three sections where these sections are the highlands, the rainforest and as well as the coastal areas. In all these 3 sections of the Pahang state, there are various natural attractions such as the country’s largest national park, famous lakes (Bera Lake and Cini Lake) and as well as well renowned highlands (Genting Highlands and Cameron Highlands). Ever since the early days, the main economy of the Pahang state revolves all around the tropical timber productions because in the Pahang state, there are many rainforest to support such a form of economy. However, due to the declination of mature trees, the timber production industries is slowing down and now, the state is practicing a more sustainable forestry. Aside from timber production, the Pahang state is also very renowned for fishery products as part of the Pahang state is situated on the coastal line of the state. The tourism industries in the Pahang state also contribute a great deal to the economy of Pahang as there are a lot of natural attractions here in the Pahang state. The tropical climate here in Pahang is the same as the whole of Peninsular Malaysia, therefore, the visitor can choose to visit the Pahang state at any time throughout the year.
Pahang Map Reference