Queen Elizabeth Hospital II was established then after the acquisition of the former building of Sabah Medical Centre (SMC) in 2009. One of these is Signal Hill, which confines the CBD to the shore. Tunku Abdul Rahman Park is a State Park consisting of the islands of Sapi, Mamutik, Manukan, Sulug and Gaya. There is also a source claiming that the term originated from Ki Nabalu, Ki meaning "have" or "exist", and Nabalu meaning "spirit of the dead". [75] In addition, five other large private health facilities are Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu with 200 beds,[76] Jesselton Medical Centre (JMC) with 73 beds,[77] Damai Specialist Centre (DMC) with 56 beds[78] and Rafflesia Medical Centre (RMC) with 33 beds. [67], The Kota Kinabalu Court Complex is located along Kebajikan Road. A number of industrial and manufacturing companies also have plants here, especially in the industrial districts of Likas, Kolombong, and Inanam. It can also be used informally to refer to any towns or cities. The Sabah State Library Headquarters is located on Tasik Road Off Maktab Gaya Road while its main branch in Tanjung Aru is sandwiched between Perdana Park and the Plaza Tanjung Aru along Mat Salleh Road as the main library in the state. There are private colleges and one polytechnic operating in the city, which are Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, AlmaCrest International College, INTI College, Kinabalu Commercial College, Jesselton College, Informatics College, Kota Kinabalu Polytechnic and Institut Sinaran. [126], BandWidth Street Press Magazine is Kota Kinabalu's only free monthly magazine that promotes local Sabah music. By the year 2020, the population in Sabah is expected to be about four million.. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035. [53] The mixed race offspring of Kadazan and Chinese are referred to as Sino-Kadazans or simply "Sinos".[53]. [21] In 2016, the Tanjung Aru railway station was moved to Aeropod with a new terminal and more public facilities. Kota Kinabalu (pronounced [ˈkɔtɑ kɪnɑbɑlʊ]), ... Kota Kinabalu proper has a population of 579,304, while the larger urban area has an estimated population of 700,000. Kota Kinabalu MP Chan Foong Hin speaks at a press conference in Parliament on November 4, 2020. Please contact us if you would like to use content that appears on kotakinabaluinfo.com There are also regular scheduled ferry services to Labuan. The number of Kadazan-Dusun speakers is thought to have dropped significantly throughout Sabah, especially in larger towns or cities like Kota Kinabalu. KOTA KINABALU: Kota Kinabalu is expected to see a spike in Covid-19 cases when the results of Covid-19 screening tests conducted at the Telipok and Kampung Numbak settlements here are … The current mayor of Kota Kinabalu is Nordin Siman, who took over from Yeo Boon Hai on 1 January 2019. Kota Kinabalu was granted city status in 2000. [21] The Malay and Bajau uprisings during those times were not uncommon, and BNBC worked to quell the long-standing threat of piracy in the region. 2022 576,000 ... Kota Kinabalu has a population of more than 450,000 people. The Brunei Malays and Bajau/Suluks are Muslims. ", "Adakah Gaya Sekadar 'Singgah mata' Untuk Pembangkang? More recently, a move towards a more tertiary-based industry has become more apparent, especially with regards to the boom in the tourism industry. Diverse Project Investors are being attracted to Kota Kinabalu due to Asian Pac Holdings, a Malaysian real estate developer, which allows two premier shopping destinations to enjoy their fame. Kinabalu International School (KIS) is part of the Federation of British International Schools in South and East Asia (FOBISSEA). Hence, a direct translation of the name Kota Kinabalu into English would be "City of Kinabalu" or "Kinabalu City". The Tuaran Crocodile Farm, about 30 kilometres north of the city, has around 1400 crocodiles in its enclosure, making it the largest of its kind in Sabah. There are four golf courses in Kota Kinabalu, namely the Sabah Golf and Country Club in Bukit Padang, Kinabalu Golf Club in Tanjung Aru, Sutera Harbour Golf and Country Club, and Karambunai Golf and Country Club. [111] The Kota Kinabalu Handicraft Market (formerly known as the Filipino Market) features vendors selling traditional handicrafts, souvenirs and foodstuffs. Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) (ICAO Code : WBKK) is a main hub for Malaysia Airlines and a secondary hub for AirAsia and MASwings. KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 — Kota Kinabalu MP Chan Foong Hin has urged Health Minister Dr Adham Baba to break down the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) 2021 budget according to states. Most of the Malaysian federal government agencies and departments are also located in Kota Kinabalu. [96] The beach is 3 kilometres in length. [36], The five islands (of Gaya, Sapi, Manukan, Sulug, Mamutik) opposite the city, and their surrounding waters, are also preserved as the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park. It is surrounded by forests and also features a man-made lake. [44], There have not been any official or popular adjectives, or demonyms, to describe the people of Kota Kinabalu. [21] Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club near the city centre was built on reclaimed land. Rahman emphasized the importance of accuracy in censuses because it will be used for the formulation of evidence-based policies. There are many live seafood restaurants such as Hua Hing Seafood Restaurant (located at Sedco Complex), Welcome Seafood Restaurant (Asia City) and Hung Xing Seafood Restaurant around the city. [58] Most major internal roads are dual-carriageways. Ninety miles away, thrilling jungle trekking and camping await in the Crocker Range National Park. Made up of over 60 islands, of which the biggest is Singapore Island, also known as Pulau Ujong. The Gunung Emas Highland Resort is also nearby. The current metro area population of Kota Kinabalu in 2020 is 550,000, a 2.61% increase … One of the major roads here is Lintas-Tuaran Bypass Road, which together serves almost as a ring road, circling the city and connecting the districts and suburbs surrounding the city, namely Putatan, Penampang, Luyang, Likas, Inanam, Menggatal, Sepanggar and Tuaran. This plan provided £6,051,939 for the rebuilding of infrastructure in North Borneo. Picture from Facebook @ChanFoongHin. [30] It encompasses Tanjung Aru and Kepayan in the south, up to Telipok and Sepanggar in the north. We work very hard to produce this content and would appreciate it if you didn't reuse the content without our express written permission. We reserve all rights to pictures, videos, and written content that appears on kotakinabaluinfo.com Contents: Subdivision The population development in Sabah as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). Where to Stay in Kota Kinabalu (2020 • COOLEST Areas!) The Merdeka Square (Malay: Padang Merdeka) or also known as "Town Field" is the site where the declaration of Sabah's independence and formation of Malaysia took place. Kota Kinabalu currently has sixteen sister cities: For the federal constituency represented in the Dewan Rakyat, see, City and state capital in Sabah, Malaysia, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan St. Francis Convent, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Kota Kinabalu, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Tun Ahmadshah, List of twin towns and sister cities in Malaysia, List of tallest buildings in Kota Kinabalu, "Malaysia Elevation Map (Elevation of Kota Kinabalu)", "May 1 MALAYSIA UPDATE and NOTES ON SUFFIXES", "Population Distribution by Local Authority Areas and Mukims, 2010 (page 1 & 8)", "Tourism hub set to lift Sabah real estate", "Rapid development in Kota Kinabalu has its drawbacks", "KINABALU: Kina Balu , Aki Nabalu, or Ki Nabalu? The Japanese occupation of Jesselton provoked several local uprisings notably the Jesselton Revolt but they were eventually defeated by the Japanese. It has one terminal[62] and is the second busiest airport in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur International Airport and is one of the main gateways into Sabah and East Malaysia. [115] 1Borneo Hypermall and Sutera Harbour Marina have bowling alleys and pool tables. Yet another name was Singgah Mata which literally means "transit eye", but can be loosely translated as "pleasing to the eye". [4] Wendy Law Suart wrote in her book on North Borneo, The Lingering Eye, "there is in the Sabah State Museum a Dutch map of Borneo and the Celebes dated 1657 in which the settlement where Jesselton was to stand is clearly labelled Api Api. Since the 15th century, the area of Jesselton was under the influence of the Bruneian Empire. It contains three High Courts, six Magistrates' courts, six Sessions Courts including the Child Sexual Offence Court and a Federal Court. Kota is a Malay word for a "fort", "town", or a "city". The Budget 2018 includes various allocations to revitalize the tourism industry. Sample size: 4,967 Kota Kinabalu (Malaysian pronunciation: [ˈkota kinaˈbalu]; formerly known as Jesselton) is the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia. Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) president Datuk Tan Kok Liang, speaking for the association, is thanking Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak for identifying tourism as a driving force for income generation in the country. 2020: Area (km 2)* 73,904: 73,904 : Population (million) Total: 3.80: 3.86: 3.90: 3.90 e : Male: 1.99: 2.01: 2.04: 2.04 e : Female: 1.82: 1.84: 1.86: 1.86 e : Average Annual Population Growth Rate (%) 1.5: 1.4: 1.1: 0.1 e : Birth and Death ( per 1,000 population ) Crude Birth Rate* 13.7: 13.6 : Crude Death Rate: 3.4: 3.6 : Total Fertility Rate # 1.4: 1.4 : Life Expectancy at birth (years) 6 : Male: 72.7: 72.6 There are currently no freeways in the city or in any other part of Sabah. Monthly rent costs: $216 per month. Among those who performed include Grupo Da Bossa, Gordon Horace Chin, Hady Afro, Joe Balanjiu Jr and La Sambusa Latina from Argentina. Kota Kinabalu Port mainly handles loose/bulk cargo, while SBCP operates as a naval base for the Royal Malaysian Navy and an oil depot in addition to handling containerised cargo. A small number of Hindus, Sikhs, Animists, and secularists can also be found. Population: about 5.5 million, of which 62% are citizens and 38% are permanent residents or foreign workers and students. This page was last changed on 12 September 2020, at 23:07. WWF-Malaysia they are committed to look after the survival of the elephants and other endangered wildlife. The case of not being proactive in planning for Malaysia’s ageing population is one such example. After completing their Lower Secondary Examination, students enter Upper Secondary education, where they will be streamed into either the Science or the Arts stream based on their examination results. [65] All ports in Sabah are managed and operated by Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd. Kota Kinabalu is also one of the major industrial and commercial centres of East Malaysia. [123], Kota Kinabalu is home to one of Asia's favourite jazz festivals, the KK Jazz Festival. Coronavirus Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia . MBO Cinemas with a capacity of 1,038 is located in Imago Mall, KK Times Square.[117]. Other police stations are found in KKIA, Tanjung Aru, Putatan, and Menggatal. Hospital Wanita dan Kanak-kanak (Sabah Women and Children Hospital) serves as a referral hospital for children and women. The overseas Chinese population also contributes to the development of KK since their immigration in the late 19th century. KPJ Specialist Hospital is the largest private hospital with 245 beds. These events are normally held either at the Sabah Trade Centre or Sutera Harbour resort. [93] Today the site hosts the annual City Day celebration on 2 February, Merdeka Day celebration on 31 August, and a number of other celebrations and functions. In the 15th century, the area of Kota Kinabalu was under the influence of Bruneian Empire. This information was included in the speech of Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Panglima Abdul Rahman Dahlan delivered by Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin during the launching of the Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2020 (MyCensus 2020) at the Likas Sports Complex in Kota Kinabalu, Sunday. Among these is RM2 billion for the SME Tourism Fund which will be used to provide soft loans to tour operators, RM1 billion for the Tourism Infrastructure Development Fund and RM500 million for upgrading of infrastructure facilities and promoting homestay and ecotourism programs. One of the GSC cinemas is located at Suria Sabah Shopping Mall,[113] while the other is located at 1Borneo. [21][61] It was built for the main purpose of transporting commodities from the Interior Division to the port in Jesselton (now Kota Kinabalu) during the British occupation. The magazine was launched in March 2009, and was supported by the local government and was referred by Sabah's Minister of Culture, Environment & Tourism, YB Datuk Masidi Manjun, as a publication that will introduce and promote new local musicians while serving up the latest information on the local entertainment scene.[127]. A single person costs: $606 per month. However, there are still some Filipinos living in the city without proper documentation as illegal immigrants. [4] The war in North Borneo ended with the official surrender of the Japanese 37th Army by Lieutenant General Baba Masao in Labuan on 10 September 1945. However, it was destroyed by fire in 1897 by a local leader named Mat Salleh. Jesselton was largely destroyed during World War II. “Number one highest in the country in terms of percentage or rate per capita. There are no coronavirus cases reported in our system for Kota Kinabalu , Malaysia, as of Wednesday, 28th of October 2020. Students who choose to study at boarding schools will be placed into the Science stream. [35] Sepanggar island is located north of the National Park opposite Sepanggar Bay. It is a name said to have been given by fishermen from Gaya Island referring to the strip of land that is today's downtown Kota Kinabalu. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. [56] Their original role was often a 'coolie' (manual labourer) and today many Chinese work as shopowners.[56]. Only Direct Arrivals by Air into Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) were taken into account. On one end of the scale, Kota Kinabalu may sometimes only refer to, especially by local inhabitants, the city centre or central business district near the sea facing Gaya Island. Air and Shell. [64] In 2004, Kota Kinabalu Port handled about 3.6 million tonnes of freight cargo, the third highest in the state after Sandakan Port and Tawau Port. Diverse Projects Attract Investors to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia’s Last Living Sumatran Rhino Sick. In Kota Kinabalu, the proportion of males to females is similar with males comprising 51.5 per cent of the total population. Kota Bharu Urban Area Population Projections. The city is growing steadily and the urban sprawl extends to the towns of Inanam, Menggatal, Sepanggar, Telipok and south of the district border to Penampang, Putatan, and Lok Kawi. [42] April and May are the hottest months, while January is the coolest one. [19] This new administrative centre was renamed Jesselton after Sir Charles Jessel, who was the then Vice-Chairman of BNBC. [29] Iliyas in turn became the second mayor of the city after taking over from Abdul Ghani Rashid in 2006. [13] Today, all these names have been immortalised as names of streets or buildings around the city. [11] There are claims, however, that Kota Kinabalu was actually named after a nearby river called Sungai Api-Api. [49] The city's population today is a mixture of many different races and ethnicities. Kota Kinabalu MP Chan Foong Hin speaks at a press conference in Parliament on November 4, 2020. Loading... Kota Bharu's 2020 population is now estimated at 347,673. One major rebellion in the town occurred on 10 October 1943 by a group called Kinabalu Guerrillas in the Jesselton Revolt consisting of local inhabitants. Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kota Bharu, Malaysia metro area from 1950 to 2020. Required fields are marked *. [71] Temporary lock-ups or prison cells are found in most police stations around the city. It is the largest sports complex in the state and has hosted numerous national as well as international sporting events. [4] It is used for snorkelling. [72], On 23 September 2017, the KK City WiFi was officially announced for public and tourist use in the city with free internet access through high speed fibre via a new submarine cable connecting the West and East Malaysia. Aki means "ancestors" or "grandfather", and Nabalu is a name for the mountain in the Dusun language. BODY First Main Point The population for male and female in the city of Longyearbyen and Ny-Alesund between 2018 and 2020 have subtle increase. After the formation of Malaysia, North Borneo was renamed as Sabah. Another suggested historical name is Deasoka, which roughly means "below the coconut tree" in the Bajau language. Kota Kinabalu Central Prison is located in Kepayan. Many affluent residents send their children overseas to pursue secondary or tertiary education. [72] It has, among others, a 20,000-seater football (soccer) stadium,[118] badminton, tennis, and squash courts, a gymnasium, an Olympic size swimming pool, a driving range, hockey fields and a new Youth Challenge park consisting of an international standard skate park and indoor climbing centre. These information includes the population size, number of houses and presence of industrial areas, which can all be found in the census. The Atkinson Clock Tower near Bandaran Berjaya was built by Mary Edith Atkinson in 1905 in memory of her son, Francis George Atkinson. [4] In the vicinity of the museum are the Science and Technology Centre, Sabah Art Gallery, and the Ethno Botanic Gardens. Please report a case here There are no deaths confirmed in Kota Kinabalu, due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. It is presently the second most populous state in the country and its 3.9 million people comprises 12.1% of the total national population with more males (52.3 per cent) than females. [12] The Bajau locals purportedly used this name to refer to a village in the southern part of the city which was filled with coconut trees. The North Borneo Railway, which begins its journey from Tanjung Aru station, offers a scenic tour of the countryside in the West Coast Division and the Interior Division. Development in the area was started soon after that; and the place was named "Api-api" before it was renamed after Sir Charles Jessel, the vice-chairman of BNBC, as "Jesselton". [15], After the destruction, BNBC decided to relocate the settlement to the more easily defended mainland at Gantian Bay (now Sepanggar Bay) in 1898. Among the well-established and prestigious boarding schools in Sabah is Sekolah Menengah Sains Sabah, formally known as Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Sabah (SBPS), which is in Bukit Padang. Other public libraries include the Kota Kinabalu City (Regional) Library, Penampang Branch Library and Menggatal Village Library. Approximately 8,000 people live there. [32] The district of Penampang has an area of 466 square kilometres, and is administered by Majlis Daerah Penampang (Penampang District Council).[33]. February and March are typically the driest months while rainfall peaks in the inter-monsoon period in October. Sayfol International School Sabah teaches from kindergarten to the GCE 'A' Levels, which is taken at age 18 (pre-university). Interracial marriages are not uncommon and Kadazan-Chinese intermarriages are particularly common. These are mainly federal roads maintained by the national Public Works Department. Tanjung Aru, located about 10 kilometres, 6 miles, from the city centre, is one of the beaches along the West Coast. It has become an annual event. Your email address will not be published. Masidi, who is also the state Covid-19 spokesperson the active testing meant there could be an increase in the number of positive cases in the Kota Kinabalu district within the next two to three days. Best Kota Kinabalu Hotels on Tripadvisor: Find 16,356 traveller reviews, 18,051 candid photos, and prices for hotels in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The park's high point is 13,400-foot Mount Kinabula, Malaysia's tallest peak, a mecca for climbers. [119], Kota Kinabalu has hosted a number of national sporting events such as the 2002 Sukma Games, international tournaments such as the 1994 Karate World Championships[120] and the 2008 BWF Super Series Masters Finals badminton tournament. In the 19th century, the British North Borneo Company (BNBC) first set up a settlement near the Gaya Island. All-populations.com used data from the number of the population from official sources. [55], Besides being the capital city, Kota Kinabalu is also the main industrial and commercial centre for Sabah. [17] The first settlement was on Gaya Island. This forest is now known as the Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. 2021 352,000. However, some find it difficult to speak fluently due to a limited vocabulary and the general lack of usage of the English language as a conversational lingua franca among Sabahans as a whole. [23] At the later stages of the war, what remained of the town was destroyed again by Allied bombings day and night for over six months as part of the Borneo Campaign in 1945, leaving only three buildings standing. Compare the Cost of Living in Kota Kinabalu with any other city in the world. [125] Coinciding with UNESCO's International Jazz Day celebrations in 2019, the year marks the inauguration of Sabah Jazz in Kota Kinabalu with the showcases of local jazz artists as well as from the region. This beach is known for its sunset views. [18] However that location was found to be unsuitable and in July 1899, Mr. Henry Walker, a Land Commissioner, identified a 30 acres (12 ha) site opposite Gaya Island as a replacement for Gantian. 2015 - 2019: Population Estimates based on the adjusted Population and Housing Census of Malaysia 2010. The Likas Sports Complex in Kota Kinabalu provides various sporting and recreational facilities for public use. On the choice of candidate for Mayor of Kota Kinabalu City, Goh emphasized that since Kota Kinabalu is the State Capital and gateway to Sabah, and a … Kota Kinabalu,Malaysia. The park's high point is 13,400-foot Mount Kinabula, Malaysia's tallest peak, a mecca for climbers. [104] The park is a two-hour drive away from the city and Mount Kinabalu, which is the 10th highest peak in South-East Asia and the highest in Malaysia, is located there. Both also operate as police stations. Eventually, Jesselton became a major trading post of North Borneo, dealing in rubber, rattan, honey, and wax. It may have some connection with the seaside tree with breathing roots that bears the same name". [22] After the Japanese takeover of Borneo, it was again renamed Api. [91] The Borneo Traditional Cooking Class is another event attraction to taste traditional food and learn more about the indigenous cultures.[92]. Both English medium schools are in Bukit Padang. The Northeast Monsoon occurs between November and March, while the Southwest Monsoon occurs between May and September. The entrance car parking area to Tanjung Aru has increase in size as the previous building that were on the site have been demolished in 2017. Several local radio stations have their office in the city, this include Hitz FM Sabah (100.8), KK12FM (89.5), Kupi-Kupi FM (96.3), Era FM Sabah (102.4), MY FM Sabah (104.0), VOKFM. In July 1899, the place located opposite to the Gaya Island was identified as a suitable place for settlements. Imago shopping mall and KK Times Square are best known around KK. There is also a sizeable Cantonese-speaking population and smaller communities of Hokkien and Foochow-speaking Chinese scattered throughout all areas of the city. The Rafflesia Forest Reserve near Tambunan, which is 30 kilometres away from Kota Kinabalu, is also within the Crocker Range National Park boundary. Kota Kinabalu is named after Mount Kinabalu, which is situated about 50 kilometres east-northeast of the city. There is also a sizeable Filipino population in the city. 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Population: 210,000 people 🏞 Foreign land ownership allowed: Yes 👫 Gender ratio (overall) 👨 51% 👱‍♀️ 49% 👫 Gender ratio (young adults) 👨 51% 👱‍♀️ 49% ⛪️ Religious government: Non-religious 💻 … A family costs: $1,045 per month. [21] The railway line connects Tanjung Aru in Kota Kinabalu to Tenom and several other towns in between, and it is the only railway system operating in East Malaysia. Top Things to Do in Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu District: See Tripadvisor's 92,201 traveller reviews and photos of 153 things to do when in Kota Kinabalu. On November 16, the Covid-19 case incidence rate in Labuan, with a population of about 100,000, was 1,184 cases per 100,000 population, more than twice compared to Sabah, Rozman said. On the choice of candidate for Mayor of Kota Kinabalu City, Goh emphasized that since Kota Kinabalu is the State Capital and gateway to Sabah, and a … Briefing of Assistant Commissioner and District Superintendent of the Malaysian Population & Housing Census District 2020 Sabah State Level in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah from 24 to 27 August 2020. The terms "K.K-ites"[8] and "K.K-ians" have also been used to a limited extent. [89], There are a number of cultural venues in Kota Kinabalu. Kota Kinabalu on the island of Borneo is the bustling gateway to acclaimed Kinabalu National Park. Sabah Jazz is set to be held annually. [107] These houses are built on shallow coastal waters and are homes for the Bajau and Suluk inhabitants.[108]. [124] International performers such as Son2nos (Venezuela), award-winning Korean jazz diva Nah Youn Sun, Hong Kong's Junk Unit, Malaysia's Double Take, Atilia and Mood Indigo from UK have all previously performed at the festival. These include Imago KK Times Square, Oceanus Waterfront Mall, Karamunsing Complex, Centre Point, Wisma Merdeka, Warisan Square, Plaza Wawasan, Asia City Complex,[4] City Mall, KK Plaza, Mega Long Mall, Suria Sabah and 1Borneo, which is the largest hypermall in Kota Kinabalu. 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