Kota Kinabalu District

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Kota Kinabalu District
Daerah Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Kota Kinabalu City Hall.
Flag of Kota Kinabalu District
Official seal of Kota Kinabalu District
Location of Kota Kinabalu District
Coordinates: 5°58′13″N 116°04′14″E / 5.97028°N 116.07056°E / 5.97028; 116.07056Coordinates: 5°58′13″N 116°04′14″E / 5.97028°N 116.07056°E / 5.97028; 116.07056
Country  Malaysia
State  Sabah
Division West Coast
Capital Kota Kinabalu
 • Mayor of City Council Yeo Boon Hai
 • MP
 • MLA
 • Total 350 km2 (140 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 462,963
Website dbkk.sabah.gov.my

The Kota Kinabalu District (Malay: Daerah Kota Kinabalu) is an administrative district in the Malaysian state of Sabah, part of the West Coast Division which includes the districts of Kota Belud, Kota Kinabalu, Papar, Penampang, Putatan, Ranau and Tuaran. The capital of the district is in Kota Kinabalu City.


According to the last census in 2010, the population of the district is 462,963 which made up from a mix of diverse ethnicities and nationalities, with the main ethnic groups are Chinese (20%), Kadazan-Dusun (15%), Bajau (16%), Malay (8%) and Murut (6%).[1] As in other districts of Sabah, there are a significant number of illegal immigrants from the nearby southern Philippines, mainly from the Sulu Archipelago and Mindanao, many of whom are not included in the population statistics.


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  1. ^ "Population by ethnic group, Local Authority area and state, Malaysia" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2017.

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