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Besut District

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Architectural Buildings
Besut is a district in Terengganu, Malaysia. It is bordered by the state of Kelantan to the north and west and the South China Sea to the east. It is the northern gateway to Terengganu. Kampung Raja is the district capital, though Jerteh is more developed. Another major town is the fishing port of Kuala Besut. There are other small towns and villages such as Jabi, Apal, Pasir Akar and Tembila.HistoryThere is a lack of written evidence on this district. The records by Munshi Abdullah in his book, Kisah Pelayaran Abdullah ke Kelantan, and Tuhfat al-Nafis by Raja Ali Haji touched a bit on Besut. Due to this, there are many stories that tell the matters regarding the origin of Besut.GovernmentBesut is governed by Besut District Council (Malay: Majlis Daerah Besut).Administrative divisionsThe district is subdivided into 16 mukims: Bukit Kenak Bukit Puteri Hulu Besut Jabi Kampung Raja Keluang Kerandang Kuala Besut Kubang Bemban Lubuk Kawah Pasir Akar Pelagat Pengkalan Nangka Perhentian Islands Tembila Tenang
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Beach
Pantai Bukit Keluang Kuala Besut
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling Kuala Besut
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Architectural Building
Masjid Ulul Albab Mosque Jerteh
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Waterfall
Lata Tembakah Jerteh
4.0
Duration: 4 hours