Not to be confused with Batu Pahat District, district area included Batu Pahat town and Yong Peng Batu Pahat town (Bandar Penggaram or BP;) is a town and capital of Batu Pahat District, Johor, Malaysia. It lies south-east of Muar (a royal city), south-west of Kluang, north-west of Pontian and south of Segamat. The town area is located inside Simpang Kanan parishes. As of 2009, Batu Pahat town is the 20th largest urban area in Malaysia in terms of population. In 2006, Batu Pahat surpassed Muar to become the second largest urban area in Johor and by 2012, Batu Pahat is the 16th largest urban area in Malaysia in terms of population.(Malaysia Population). As for the racial demography, Chinese make up the majority of the population at 62% followed by the Malay at 36% and Indians at 2%. There are significant percentage of Chinese in the population of Batu Pahat today. Wikipedia
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