Location of Rompin District in Pahang
|Local area government(s)||Rompin District Council|
|• District officer||Dato’ Mohd Zulkifli Hashim|
|• Total||5,734.93 km2 (2,214.27 sq mi)|
|• Density||18/km2 (48/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+8 (Not observed)|
|Vehicle registration plates||C|
The district covers an area of 5,296 km and located 130 kilometres from Kuantan, the capital city of Pahang. It is bordered to the north by Pekan District, to the west by Bera District, to the south by the state of Johor, and to the east by the South China Sea.
The following is based on Department of Statistics Malaysia 2010 census.
|Ethnic groups in Rompin, 2010 census|
Rompin District is divided into 5 mukims, which are:
Rompin is a constituency in the Dewan Rakyat of the Malaysian Parliament. The current Member of Parliament is Dato' Hasan Arifin of UMNO (part of the federal ruling coalition Barisan Nasional), replacing Jamaluddin Jarjis who died in a helicopter crash in May 2015.
In turn, Rompin contributes three seats to the Pahang State Legislative Assembly, namely:
All three seats are also currently held by UMNO.
Highway is the main thoroughfare through this constituency. Southwards it goes all the way to Johor Bahru; northwards it leads first to the royal capital Pekan, then the state capital Kuantan, then through Kuala Terengganu and Kota Bharu. Route is another important route for the constituency; it begins at the junction with highway near Kuala Rompin, runs through Bandar Muadzam Shah before ending at Bukit Ibam.
- Jamaluddin Jarjis – former Ambassador of Malaysia to the United States, former Malaysian government minister, former Member of Parliament for Rompin.
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- "Portal Rasmi Majlis Daerah Rompin". Portal Rasmi Majlis Daerah Rompin (MD Rompin). Retrieved 2017-01-01.
- "Ahli Parlimen". Portal Rasmi Parlimen Malaysia. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
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