Kuala Nerus

 

Pasir Panjang beach on Redang Island. It is one of the major tourist islands in the country.
Pasir Panjang beach on Redang Island. It is one of the major tourist islands in the country.

Kuala Nerus is a district in Terengganu, Malaysia. It is the youngest district in the state, having been declared a separate district in 2014. Formerly it was part of Kuala Terengganu district (North Kuala Terengganu) but still governed by Kuala Terengganu City Council (MBKT) which is one of few city councils in Malaysia to govern two separate districts. Its capital is Kuala Nerus town, other major towns and villages includes Gong Badak, Seberang Takir, Batu Rakit and Batu Enam. Kuala Nerus’ population is 226,177 people as of 2015 which makes it the most populous district in Terengganu. The district has a total land area of 388 km2.