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About Sandakan




Sandakan (Malaysian pronunciation: [ˈsan daˈkan], Jawi: سنداکن‎, Chinese; pinyin: Shān Dǎ Gēn) formerly known at various times as Elopura, is the second-largest town in Sabah after the Kota Kinabalu City, on the north-eastern coast of Borneo in Malaysia. It is located on the east coast of the island in the administrative centre of Sandakan Division and was the former capital of British North Borneo. The town has an estimated population of 157,330, while the whole municipalities area has a total population of 396,290.



(Formerly, Elopura)

Sandakan town centre.
Sandakan town centre.


Location of Sandakan in Sabah


Sandakan(Formerly, Elopura) is located in Malaysia
Sandakan(Formerly, Elopura)
(Formerly, Elopura)
Sandakan is located in Malaysia
Coordinates: 5°50′0″N 118°07′0″E






British North Borneo Companyadministration building in Sandakan on 1899.


Beginning in the early 1870s, the east coast of Sabah was under the control of the Sultanate of Sulu. The first European settlement was built by a Scottish arms smuggler named William Clarke Cowie who named the settlement "Sandakan," which in the Suluk languagemeans "of seized place". The settlement was soon renamed Kampung Jerman, due to the presence of several German bases there.

In 1878, the settlement, along with the entire territory of North Borneo was sold to the Austro-Hungarian consul Baron von Overbeck, who had signed a concession contract with the Sultan of Sulu. This early settlement was burnt down on 15 June 1879 and was never thereafter rebuilt.

The British Resident, William B. Pryer, moved to the settlement on 21 June 1879 to a residence in what is today known as Buli Sim Sim near Sandakan Bay. It was Pryer who gave the settlement the name Elopura meaning "Beautiful Town". Several years later the settlement was again renamed Sandakan. The name Elopura, however, is still used for some local government functions of the Sabah State Legislative Assembly, including elections.




Original names

After the settlement been moved, the first name for the new town were Elopura which means "Beautiful Town". The name was given by the British Chartered Companybut the locals persisted to use the old name which later it was changed back toSandakan. Beside Elopura, the town also called as Little Hong Kong due to a strong presence of ethnic Chinese migration from Hong Kong mainly Cantonese and Hakka.




Sandakan is located on the east coast of Sabah confront with the Sulu Sea and the town were known as one of Malaysiaport town. The town is located approximately 1,900 kilometres from the Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur while only 28 kilometres from the international border with the Philippines and 319 kilometres from the capital of Sabah. The district itself is surrounded by Beluran (known as Labuk-Sugut District before) and Kinabatangan district. Not far from the town, there are three islands which are part of the Malaysian Turtle Islands namely the Selingaan, Gulisaan and Bakkungan Kechil. The nearest islands to the town are Berhala, Duyong, Nunuyan Darat, Nunuyan Laut, and Bai island.




One of the secondary school in Sandakan, the SMK Sandakan II.
SMK Elopura II.
The Sandakan Regional Library.

There are many government or state schools in and around the town. Among the secondary schools are Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Elopura Dua, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Elopura 2, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Batu Sapi, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Datu Pengiran Galpam, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Gum-Gum, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Muhibbah, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Fajar, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Perempuan, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Paris, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Merpati, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Segaliud, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Libaran, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sandakan Dua, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sandakan II,Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tiong HuaSekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Convent St Cecilia, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan St MarySekolah Menengah St. Michael, Sekolah Menengah Sung Siew, Sekolah Menengah Teknik Sandakan and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Sandakan. One independent private school also available in the town such as the Yu Yuan Secondary School.

While for tertiary educations, there are Sandakan Polytechnic, ILP Sandakan, GIATMARA Sandakan and Kinabalu Commercial College. All universities such as the University of Malaysia SabahOpen University Malaysia and Universiti Putra Malaysia has a campus here.

St. Mary Town Primary School was the first school opened in Sandakan and Borneo. It was opened by Rev. Fr. A. Prenger being the first headmaster, with Rev. Fr. Pundleider, Mill Hill's priests. It is an all boys Catholic Mission School. It have been opened on 24 July 1883 and the oldest school running in Borneo.




Attractions and recreation spots


A number of cultural venues has their place in Sandakan. The Sandakan Heritage Museum, situated at the Jalan Lebuh Empat, is the main museum of Sandakan. The museum located in the right-hand side of the ground and in the 1st floors of the Wisma Warisan Building which is next to the municipal building. Beside that, a cultural festival known as Sandakan Festival were celebrated once a year on the town since been introduced in 2000 by the Sandakan Municipal Council.



Sandakan Death Marches Memorial Park, the site where the Sandakan prisoner of war camp located.



Another museum in Sandakan is the Agnes Keith House which is located at the top of the hill along Jalan Istana. The house known for the former home to Harry Keith and his wife Agnes Newton Keith. Other historical attractions including the Malaysia Fountain, Chartered Company Memorial, Chong Tain Vun Memorial, North Borneo Scout Movement Memorial, Sandakan Japanese Cemetery, Sandakan Liberation Monument, Sandakan Massacre Memorial, Sandakan Memorial Park, Sandakan War Memorial and the William Pryer Memorial. While for the oldest religious buildings are the Parish of St. Michael's and All Angels, the Sam Sing Kung Temple and the Masjid Jamek who was opened by a Muslim cloth merchant from India, known as Damsah in 1890.


Leisure and conservation areas

A number of leisure spots and conservation areas are available around Sandakan. The Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary is the place where orphaned or injured orangutans are brought to be rehabilitated to return to forest life. Established in 1964, it is one of only four orangutan sanctuaries in the world. Other conservation areas are the Malaysian Turtle Islands where many turtles lay their eggs on the islands. They cover an area of 1,740 hectares which includes the surrounding reefs and seas and the islands are also ideal for swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving.

Another attraction is the Gomantong Caves, which become home to hundreds of thousands of swifts who build their nests high on cave walls and roofs. Other than swifts, the caves are also inhabited by millions of bats. Much more, the Sandakan Orchid House has a collection of rare orchids and along the Labuk Road from Sandakan there is a crocodile farm, which housing about 1,000 crocodiles of various sizes.



Sandakan Harbour Square, the main shopping destination for the citizens of Sandakan.



The main shopping area in Sandakan is the Harbour Mall Sandakan. Launch in 2003, it is located in Sandakan's new central business district and build on a bay of reclaimed land. It is part of the Sandakan Harbour Square and considered as the first modern shopping mall in the town. In 2014, a new mall project with 341 units of store has been launched and will become the second main shopping destination for Sandakan once it finished.












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