Temerloh

Temerloh is a town in Central Pahang, Malaysia in Temerloh district. It is the second largest town in Pahang after Kuantan. Temerloh is 163 ft above sea level and lies at latitude of 3 27 North and longitude of 102 26 East. It is situated at the junction of the Pahang River and the Semantan River, and for this reason is also called Kuala Semantan. Kuala is the Malay word for river confluence. Temerloh was a famous port in ancient times because its strategic location between two rivers.

An old town with some colonial buildings and shop houses, the town has prospered in recent years as a transportation hub and new industrial center.There have been many new commercial and industrial hub built in Temerloh in recent years. The completion of an expressway (Pantai Timur Highway) which make traveling duration into half, linking the town to Kuala Lumpur and Kuantan added to the growth factor of Temerloh. It hopes to supersede Kuantan as the future capital of Pahang.

Temerloh has been rebranded as "Bandar Ikan Patin", which literally means "Patin Fish Town". Patin, a type of freshwater catfish is a local delicacy highly sought after in the country. Patin Fish is famous for its juicy taste and can be considered one of the best freshwater fish in Malaysia.

During the Malayan Emergency, Temerloh made its mark in the annals of history because of the 10th Malay Regiment. This is the only Malay armed group that had promised to drive out the British from their homeland. They were inspired by their forefathers Datuk Bahaman, Mat Kilau, Tok Gajah and believed that the only way to drive out the British is through the use of force.

Historical figure

Dato' Bahaman, Tok Gajah and Mat Kilau [1] fought many battles against the English colonists in 1850s. They were very strong men. They fought against the British even though they knew that their own lives were in danger. They are remembered as historical figures that symbolize national spirit of freedom of Malaysians.

Famous personalities

Parliament member

Current Parliament member is YB Dato Mohd Sarit bin Haji Yusoh. Dato' Sri chan ka hong he'll be appointed in the coming national parliament election

Semantan Bridge

This bridge was opened when the Pantai Timur Highway was built. It crosses the Pahang river, the longest river in west Malaysia. At the entrance of the bridge there are 2 elephant trunks which symbolize Pahang. There also many colorful lights around this bridge. This bridge was opened by Pahang sultan on 22 April 2002.

Shopping

Thera are many place for shopping in Temerloh.There is The Store,Lurah Semantan,Seri Semantan,Bazaar Temerloh.Beside that,every sunday there will be a weekly bazaar'Pasar Malam' at Jalan Semantan near the Rest House Temerloh

Facility

Hotel
  • Rest House Temerloh(09-2963254)
  • Hotel Seri Malaysia
  • Hotel Green Park
  • Hotel Lido
  • Hotel Swiss
  • Bukit Bendera Resort
Government Agencies
  • Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia
  • Amanah Raya Bhd
  • Felda Trading Sdn Bhd
  • Ibu Pejabat Daerah Polis Temerloh
  • Majlis Perbandaran Temerloh (09-2901777, 09-2901447)
  • Balai Bomba Dan Penyelamat Temerloh (09-2961444)
  • Pejabat Daerah Dan Tanah Daerah Temerloh (09-2901313)
  • Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah (09-2961210)
  • Pejabat RISDA Temerloh/Bera (09-2961303)
  • Jabatan Kerja Raya (09-2961311)
  • Jabatan Parit Dan Saliran (09-2961650)
  • Pejabat Kesihatan (09-2961800)
  • Pejabat Agama Islam Daerah (09-2961321)
  • Pejabat Penerangan Daerah (09-2961257)
  • Pejabat Penilaian Harta (09-2961850)
  • Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan (09-2773322)
  • FAMA (09-2961530)
  • Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja (KWSP) (09-2962946)
  • Pejabat Kebajikan Masyarakat (09-2961760)
  • Pejabat Perpaduan (09-2901355)
  • Pejabat Belia Dan Sukan (09-2961826)
  • Pejabat Penguatkuasa Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri Dan Hal Ehwal Pengguna (09-2901601)
  • Kem Batu 3 (09-2771733)
  • Kem Batu 5 (09-2771053)
  • Pejabat Hutan (09-2961226)
  • Pejabat Pertanian (09-2901200)
  • Badan Pencegah Rasuah (09-2901401)
  • Alam Flora (09-2968595)
  • Pejabat MARA (09-2961326)
  • Lembaga Kemajuan Perusahaan Pertanian (09-2961439)
  • Pejabat Perhililitan ( Mergastua ) (09-2961267)
  • Padi Beras Nasional (09-2774410)
  • Jabatan Hal Ehwal Orang Asli ( 09-2961575)
  • Jabatan Perikanan (09-2967202)
  • Pejabat RELA (09-2961685)
  • Jabatan Perancang Keluarga (09-2961314)
  • Pejabat Pertahanan Awam (09-2967991)
  • Jabatan Imigresen (09-2961396)
  • Pejabat Ukur (09-2961228)
  • Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (09-2962000)
  • Pejabat Pendaftaran (09-2961239)
  • PERKESO (09-2901702)
  • Jabatan Tenaga Kerja (09-2961234)
  • Pejabat Pembangunan Koperasi (09-2961302)
  • Pejabat Kaji Cuaca (09-2771421)
  • Perbadanan Perpustakaan Awam Daerah (09-2968300)
  • Jabatan Alam Sekitar (09-2964688)
  • Pejabat Pendakwaraya (09-2967434)
  • Pejabat Audit Sekolah (09-2961505)
  • Pejabat Kemas Mentakab (09-2773990)
  • Jabatan Bekalan Air (09-2961040)
  • Pejabat Pesaka (09-2961460)
  • Unit Pengambilan Tanah (09-2960585)
  • Indah Water(016-9355767)
  • Pejabat Kastam (09-2964263)
  • Lembaga Urusan Dan Tabung Haji (09-2961392)
  • Pejabat Insolvensi (09-2963448)
  • FELCRA Berhala Gantang (09-2906846)
  • Pejabat Agensi Anti Dadah (09-2901560)
Court
  • Temerloh High Court (09-2962344)
  • Bar Council Legal Aid Centre (Temerloh), Mahkamah Temerloh
Bank
  • AmFinance Bhd
  • Arab-Malaysian Finance Bhd
  • Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd
  • CIMB Bhd
  • Public Bank Bhd
  • Public Finance Bhd
  • Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd
  • Bank Pertanian
  • Maybank
  • Bank Simpanan Nasional
  • Hsbc Bank
Electric
  • Tenaga Nasional Bhd
  • Syarikat Temerloh Letrik
Healthcare
  • Hospital Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
  • Klinik Kesihatan Mentakab
  • Klinik Rawatan Keluarga
  • Klinik Sulaiman
  • Optometris Siti & Mastura
  • Poliklinik Damai
  • Klinik Pergigian Shamsul
  • Klinik Marzoki
  • Klinik Pergigian Sahar
  • Klinik Pakar Subra
  • Klinik Rama
  • Klinik Rajesh
Education

Primary School
  • Sekolah Rendah Agama Al-Mukmin
  • Sekolah Rendah Agama Al-Taqwa
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Tanjong Lalang ( 09-2901030 )
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Paya Pulai
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Paya Ara
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan ( Felda ) Lakum
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Batu Kapor
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Rantau Panjang
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Lubok Terua
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Bolok
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Kaung
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Sanggang
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Sanggang Seberang
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Bintang
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Telok Sentang
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Paya Taram
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Kerdau
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Lipat Kajang
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Tekal
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Pulau Pasir Mandi
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Batu Sawar
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Jenderak
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Gunong Senyum
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Krau
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Paya Luas
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Mai Bharu
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Bangau
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Bandar Mentakab
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Bandar Temerloh
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Kampung Tengah
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Belengu
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Lebak
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Batu Bor
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Guai
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Teluk Ira
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Desa Bakti
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Songsang
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan (Felda)Jenderak Utara
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Caruk Puting
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan (Felda) Jenderak Selatan
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan (Felda) Bukit Damar
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan (Felda) Jengka 23
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Penderas (JHEOA)
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Tualang
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Gau
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Temerloh Jaya
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Mentakab ( Chatin )
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Tanjong Batu
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan Bahagia
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Abu Bakar
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (C)Sungai Kawang
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (C) Khee Chee
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (C) Mentakab (1)
Secondary School
  • Sekolah Menengah Agama Al-Khairiah
  • Sekolah Menengah Agama Al-Wosto
  • Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Temerloh
  • Sekolah Menengah Teknik Temerloh
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Temerloh
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kerdau
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kuala Krau
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Datuk Bahaman
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seri Semantan
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seri Tualang
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Damar
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Temerloh Jaya
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Paya Pulai
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Teluk Sentang
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Cermin
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Lanchang
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seberang Temerloh
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Abu Bakar
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seri Bahagia
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Hwa Lian
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Mentakab
Associations
  • Dewan Perniagaan China Daerah Temerloh
  • Persatuan Khek Daerah Temerloh
  • Persatuan Kontraktor Melayu Malaysia Daerah Temerloh
  • Persatuan Persahabatan Temerloh Pahang
  • Pertubuhan Peneroka Felda Kampung Awah Temerloh
  • The Hokkien Association Of Temerloh District
  • The Kwangsi Accociation Of Temerloh District
  • Koperasi J C P M Kaum India Temerloh Bhd
  • Koperasi Pekebun Kecil Daerah Temerloh Bhd
  • Koperasi Peladang Temerloh Barat
  • Koperasi Pembangunan Daerah Gotong Royong Temerloh Pahang
Transport
  • Syarikat Tanjung Keramat Temerloh Utara Omnibus Bhd
Telecomunication
  • Celcom (M) Bhd
  • Digi (M) Bhd
  • Maxis (M) Bhd

External links

Gallery


Damaged Temerloh bridge during 1971/72 flood.

Raft house on Sungei Pahang near Temerloh town.






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