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|Division Office location||Kota Samarahan|
|Local area government(s)||Majlis Perbandaran Kota Samarahan (MPKS)|
(Samarahan and Asajaya)
Majlis Daerah Simunjan (MDS)
|• Total||4,967.4 km2 (1,917.9 sq mi)|
|• Density||50/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Resident||Tuan Hj Brahim bin Lumpu|
|License plate prefix||QC|
Samarahan Division is one of the twelve administrative divisions in Sarawak, Malaysia. Formerly part of the First Division, which included Kuching, it became a separate Division on 24 July 1986, with a total area of 4,967.4 square kilometres.
Samarahan Division formerly contained four administrative districts: Samarahan, Asajaya, Serian and Simunjan. The total population was 246,782 (year 2010 census). but on 11 April 2015 the Serian District was separated to form a new Division. The population is ethnically mixed, with mostly Bidayuh, Iban, Malay and Chinese predominating.
On 11 November 2016, the status of Majlis Daerah Samarahan has been upgraded to Majlis Perbandaran Kota Samarahan, giving Kota Samarahan, the capital of Samarahan division from small town to town. The declaration took place in Kota Samarahan by the then Chief Minister of Sarawak, Tan Sri Datuk Patinggi (Dr.) Haji Adenan bin Haji Satem. He was represented by his deputy, Deputy Chief Minister, Tan Sri Datuk Amar James Jemut Masing.
Members of Parliament
|Parliament||Member of Parliament||Party|
|P197 Kota Samarahan||YB Puan Rubiah Wang||GPS (PBB)|
|P199 Serian||YB Dato Sri Richard Riot Jaem||GPS (SUPP)|
|P200 Batang Sadong||YB Dato Sri Nancy Shukri||GPS (PBB)|
|P201 Batang Lupar||YB Dato' Sri Rohani Abdul Karim||GPS (PBB)|
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