Sitiawan is a region in the Manjung district of Perak, Malaysia. The region covers an area of 331.5 square kilometers and as of year 2000, its population was 95,920. How to go to Sitiawan from klia2?
The rapid development of the urban settlements saw the plantation and estate areas developed and converted into residential and commercial areas.
Sitiawan grew from a small settlement with rubber tapping and latex processing as the main economic activity.
The town was flanked by various Chinese settlements comprising mostly descendants of immigrants from the Kutien district of Fuzhou, China. The original settlers were encouraged by the British to plant rice.
The settlers, however, found that paddy-planting is not suited to the soil of the region and so they changed to livestock farming, before discovering that the land was much better suited for rubber plantations.
In the 1980s, the large remainder of the rubber estates underwent mass conversion into oil palm plantations because prices of palm oil were better than those of rubber sheets and latex. Oil palm is also a much less labour intensive crop than rubber as rubber needs to be tapped regularly.
How to go to Sitiawan from klia2
The Sitiawan is about 240km away from the klia2 terminal. The Star Shuttle buses perform regular service routes between Sitiawan, Teluk Intan and klia2.
Bus schedule bewteen Sitiawan and klia2
The Star Shuttle management reserves the right on any changes of the schedule above without further notification. Read more on Star Shuttle.
Pick up point
|Address||No 5, Jalan Lumut, Sitiawan (Front of The Store Supermarket, beside Pizza Hut)|
|Telephone||(605) 692 8000 / (6017) 254 3377|
|Address||168-G, Jalan Intan 3, Bandar Baru, Teluk Intan (Next to Terminal Bus Express Bandar Baru)|
|Telephone||(605) 621 8000 / (6017) 254 3377|
Contact Star Shuttle
|Utamagas Sdn Bhd (Star Shuttle)|
|Address||519, Jalan Tiong Off, Batu 3, 51200 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia|
|HQ||(+603) 4043 8811|
|Ipoh||(+605) 548 1133 / (+605) 548 3366 / (+6017) 6153088 / (+6017) 627 3088|
|Sitiawan||(605) 692 8000 | (6017) 579 1117|
|Teluk Intan||(605) 621 8000 | (6017) 579 1117|
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