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Bentong
ﺑﻨﺘﻮڠ
Loke Yew Street
Loke Yew Street
Official seal of Bentong ﺑﻨﺘﻮڠ
Bentong ﺑﻨﺘﻮڠ is located in Malaysia
Bentong ﺑﻨﺘﻮڠ
Bentong
ﺑﻨﺘﻮڠ
Bentong ﺑﻨﺘﻮڠ is located in Pahang
Bentong ﺑﻨﺘﻮڠ
Bentong
ﺑﻨﺘﻮڠ
Coordinates: 3°31′N 101°55′E / 3.517°N 101.917°E / 3.517; 101.917Coordinates: 3°31′N 101°55′E / 3.517°N 101.917°E / 3.517; 101.917
Country Malaysia
StatePahang Pahang Darul Makmur
DistrictBentong District
Granted municipality status16 July 2005[1]
Granted city status25 December 2021
Government
 • BodyBentong City Council
 • Yang DipertuaDato' Hajah Aida Munira Binti Abdul Rafar
Area
 • Total867.69 km2 (335.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total114,397
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Postcode
28xxx
Telephone area code+6-09
Vehicle registrationC
Websitewww.mpbentong.gov.my/en

Bentong (Jawi: ﺑﻨﺘﻮڠ) is a municipality located in western Pahang, Malaysia. The Bentong Municipal Council was established with the Power of Government Gov. bil.147 / 5/5/1995. It is the gateway to the East Coast States by road and bordering Selangor State on the west and Negeri Sembilan in the south. The original main street going into Bentong town has been modified to a dual carriageway and now Bentong City has been declared as the first "Fresh Air Lung Washing" destination in the country.[2]

Weather

Bentong average temperature is on 26.8 °C (80.2 °F) while 2,419 millimetres (95.2 in) rainfall every month.[3]

Climate data for Bentong
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 26
(79)
26.6
(79.9)
27
(81)
27.5
(81.5)
27.4
(81.3)
27.1
(80.8)
26.7
(80.1)
27.1
(80.8)
26.8
(80.2)
26.8
(80.2)
26.7
(80.1)
26.4
(79.5)
26.8
(80.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 185
(7.3)
149
(5.9)
179
(7.0)
233
(9.2)
226
(8.9)
133
(5.2)
133
(5.2)
142
(5.6)
188
(7.4)
278
(10.9)
315
(12.4)
258
(10.2)
2,419
(95.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org (altitude: 77m)[3]

References

  1. ^ http://www.mpbentong.gov.my/en/mpb/profile/background/page/0/1 |title=Background: Page 2 of 2 |publisher=Majlis Perbandaran Bentong
  2. ^ "Bentong declared as ecotourism destination | the Malaysian Insight".
  3. ^ a b "Climate: Bentong - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 2017-08-28.