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Bintulu

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Bintulu is a coastal town in the central region of Sarawak, Malaysia. It is located at 610 kilometres northeast of Kuching. Bintulu is also located between Miri and Sibu which is 216 kilometres northeast of Sibu and 200 km southwest of Miri. The town of Bintulu has a population of 114,058 in 2010. It is also the capital of Bintulu District of Bintulu Division, Sarawak, Malaysia.Bintulu was founded by Rajah James Brooke when he built a fort in the town. The town was first visited by an Italian botanist in 1867. The construction of earliest airstrip in Bintulu began in 1934 but only completed in 1955 due to Japanese occupation. Bintulu remains as a fishing village until 1969 when oil and gas reserves were discovered offshore Bintulu. Since then, Bintulu becomes centre of energy intensive industries such as Malaysia LNG plant, Shell Middle Distillate Synthesis plant, and Bintulu combined cycle power plant. Over time, the town also expands its economy into oil palm and forest plantations, palm oil processing, wood-waste processing, and cement manufacturing. Bintulu port is the largest port in Sarawak. The town is also a gateway to Samalajau Industrial Park.Among the tourist attractions in Bintulu are Similajau National Park, Tumbina park, Tanjung Batu beach, Jepak village, Kuan Yin Tong temple, Assyakirin mosque, Council Negri monument, Tamu Bintulu, and Pasar Utama markets. Borneo International Kite Festival is held annually in the town.
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