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Kota Kinabalu
(Umwhile, Jesselton)
Frae top richt clockwise: Tun Mustapha Touer, Wisma Tun Fuad Stephens, Wawasan Intersection, ceety centre an 1Borneo.
Frae top richt clockwise: Tun Mustapha Touer, Wisma Tun Fuad Stephens, Wawasan Intersection, ceety centre an 1Borneo.
Banner o Kota Kinabalu(Umwhile, Jesselton)亚庇
Offeecial seal o Kota Kinabalu(Umwhile, Jesselton)亚庇
Nickname(s): "Natur Resort Ceety", KK, "A-bi", "Ceety belaw the Wind"
Location o Kota Kinabalu in Sabah
Location o Kota Kinabalu in Sabah
Kota Kinabalu(Umwhile, Jesselton)亚庇 is located in Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu(Umwhile, Jesselton)亚庇
Kota Kinabalu
(Umwhile, Jesselton)
Kota Kinabalu is locatit in Malaysie
Coordinates: 5°58′17″N 116°05′43″E / 5.97139°N 116.09528°E / 5.97139; 116.09528
Kintra  Malaysie
State  Sabah
Diveesion West Coast
Settled bi BNBC 1882
Declared caipital o North Borneo 1946
Grantit ceety status 2 Februar 2000
 • Mayor Abidin Madingkir
 • Director-General Datuk Yeo Boon Hai
 • Ceety 351 km2 (136 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Ceety 452,058
 • Density 1,463/km2 (3,790/sq mi)
 • Metro 628,725
  Sourced from the Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010. Kota Kinabalu metropolitan area including Penampang population of 176,667.
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
Postcode 88xxx; 89xxx
Aurie code(s) 0882
Wabsteid www.dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Kota Kinabalu (pronooncit [ˈkota kinaˈbalu]), 亚庇 (Cheenese, Mandarin pronounced Yà bì) umwhile kent as Jesselton,[1][2] is the caipital o the state o Sabah, locatit in East Malaysie. It is the caipital o the West Coast Diveesion o Sabah an aw. The ceety is locatit alang the northwast coast o Borneo facin the Sooth Cheenae Sea. The Tunku Abdul Rahman Naitional Pairk[3] lees on its wast an Munt Kinabalu, which gave the ceety its name, is locatit towards the east. Kota Kinabalu haes a population o 452,058,[4] housomeivver, aften mistaken, even bi maist locals, as a pairt o Kota Kinabalu, locatit side bi side, is the Penampang destrict, it haes a estimatit population o 628,725.[4]

Kota Kinabalu is aften kent as KK athin Malaysie an internaitionally. For the locals it is kent as A-bi (Hakka for Jesselton).[5] It is a major fishin destination an a popular gatewey for travellers visitin Sabah an Borneo.[2][6] Kinabalu Naitional Pairk is locatit aboot 90 kilometres frae the ceety an thare are mony tourist attractions in an aroond the ceety. Kota Kinabalu is ane o the major industrial an commercial centres o East Malaysie an aw. These twa factors combine tae mak Kota Kinabalu ane o the fastest growin ceeties in Malaysie.[7]

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Several kintras hae set up their consulates in Kota Kinabalu, includin Australie,[8] Brunei, Finland,[9] Indonesie, Japan,[10] Romanie[11] an Swaden.[12][13]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kota Kinabalu currently haes five sister ceeties:

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Footnotes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Kota Kinabalu". ABC Sabah. Retrieved 12 August 2009. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Dari Jesselton ke Kota Kinabalu" (in Malay). Utusan Malaysia. 25 Februar 2010. Archived frae the oreeginal on 24 October 2013. Retrieved 19 Mey 2013. 
  3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named bk1
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Population Distribution by Local Authority Areas and Mukims, 2010 (page 1 & 8)" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Retrieved 10 Aprile 2012. 
  5. "Kota Kinabalu (Capital City)". Retrieved 1 Juin 2013. 
  6. "Tourism hub set to lift Sabah real estate". TheStar. 11 Juin 2007. Archived frae the oreeginal on 13 Julie 2012. Retrieved 15 Januar 2008. 
  7. Muguntan Vanar (20 September 2010). "Rapid development in Kota Kinabalu has its drawbacks". The Star, Malaysia. Archived frae the oreeginal on 21 Februar 2013. Retrieved 3 Januar 2011. 
  8. "Australian Consulate in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia". Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Retrieved 11 Juin 2013. 
  9. "Contact information: Honorary Consulate of Finland, Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia)". Embassy of Finland, Kuala Lumpur. Retrieved 11 Juin 2013. 
  10. "Consular Office of Japan in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia". Consular Office of Japan in Kota Kinabalu. Retrieved 11 Juin 2013. 
  11. "Honorary Consulate of Romania in Kota Kinabalu". ROMANIA Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 11 Juin 2013. 
  12. "062a_Hon consulates in Malaysia" (PDF). European External Action Service. Retrieved 2 Juin 2013. 
  13. "Kota Kinabalu Travel Guide - Mapcarta". Iguide.travel. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 
  14. "Friend and Sister Cities in the Clear". City of Rockingham Website. 21 Mairch 2011. Retrieved 11 Juin 2013. 
  15. Teh, Michael. "Hakka communities of KK, Heyuan City, China have much in common". New Sabah Times. Retrieved 11 Juin 2013. 
  16. "VLADIVOSTOK TO BECOME KOTA KINABALU'S FOURTH SISTER CITY". MALAYSIA.com. 17 Mairch 2010. Retrieved 5 Mairch 2012. 
  17. "Friendship Visit to Yongin by Kota Kinabalu City". YONGIN City. 18 Mairch 2010. Retrieved 5 Mairch 2012. 
  18. "Another city wants to be KK's sister". Borneo Post. 23 Aprile 2010. Retrieved 4 Mey 2010. 

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