The Temerloh District (Chinese: 淡马鲁) is a district in Central Pahang, Malaysia with Temerloh Town as the district capital. Located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) from Kuala Lumpur along the Kuantan-Kuala Lumpur trunk road 2, Temerloh is the second largest town in Pahang after Kuantan. It is situated at the junction of the Pahang River and the Semantan River. The district consists of two areas, the 1,442-square-kilometre (557 sq mi) Municipal Council Area (64.08%) and the 808-square-kilometre (312 sq mi) outer Municipal Council Area (35.92%). Today, "Temerloh" usually refers to the territory under the administration of Temerloh Municipal Council or Majlis Perbandaran Temerloh, which includes the smaller towns adjacent to the city such as Mentakab, Lanchang, Kuala Krau and Kerdau. Temerloh district is bordered by Maran district on the east, Bentong on the west, Jerantut on the north, and Bera on the south. 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. Cutting travel time in half, the newly completed East Coast Expressway links the town to Kuala Lumpur and Kuantan and adds to the growth of Temerloh. Temerloh has been rebranded as "Bandar Ikan Patin", which literally means "Patin Fish Town". Patin ( Pangasius sp.), 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 and world.Wikipedia
Temerloh in Malaysia offers a unique experience to travellers. The nearest major city to Temerloh is Kuala Lumpur. Take a short trip from Temerloh and set some time aside to explore the Kuala Lumpur. Dotted with places like Petronas Twin Towers, Menara Kl Tower, China Town; it will definitely be a good idea. A vacation to Temerloh can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.
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