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Sri Gading

Sri Gading 四加亭
Seri Gading
Skyline of Sri Gading 四加亭
Sri Gading 四加亭 is located in Malaysia
Sri Gading 四加亭
Sri Gading 四加亭
Coordinates:
Country Malaysia
State Johor
City Batu Pahat
Electorate P.149 Sri Gading
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST) Not observed (UTC)

Sri Gading (also known as Seri Gading, Chinese:四加亭) is a town as well as parliamentary constituency in Johor, Malaysia, located in the district of Batu Pahat, along Jalan Kluang - Batu Pahat (route 50). It lies south-east of Batu Pahat town, north-west of Ayer Hitam and west of Yong Peng.

Contents

  • Origin of name 1
  • Location 2
  • Electorate 3
  • Economy 4
  • Attractions 5
  • See also 6
  • External links 7
  • Neighbouring towns 8

Origin of name

The name Seri Gading means 'The Gorgeous Ivory' in Malay. The origin of this name can be traced back to the time when Sultan Ibrahim hunts an elephant at this place, and was impressed by the luster of the ivory.

However, it is not easy to spot elephants in Sri Gading today, even back since late 70's.

Location

It is about 13 km from Batu Pahat town, about 250 km from Kuala Lumpur and about 90 km from Johor Bahru.

Electorate

This is the list of Parliamentary constituencies (P.) followed by the state assemblies (N.) in Sri Gading, please see Parliamentary constituencies and state assemblies of Malaysia for updated information.

Economy

Sri Gading is famous for its local delicacies and textile industry.

Other local brand like Miaow Miaow Food Products Sdn Bhd, New Star Food Industries Sdn Bhd, PCCS, LY Furniture & Ramatex, multinational corporation like Fujitsu, Sharp Roxy & J.R. Courtenay had their factories in Sri Gading.

Attractions

Sri Gading does not have a lot of rivers since the biggest river in Sri Gading was Simpang Kanan River, but there are more than 20 bridges across this small town. taking the heavy responsibility of linking up houses estates and business centres on both ends.

The new township area named Pura Kencana that are developed by Genting Group. There are many facilities there such as restaurants, furniture shops, 7-Eleven, hardware shops and even a hotel named Harmoni Inn.

See also

External links

  • Official Portal of Johor State Government
  • Website of The Parliament of Malaysia

Neighbouring towns

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