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Sibu

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Sibu, Sarawak, 96000, Malaysia (2.29070 111.82633)

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Name: Sibu topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 2.13070 111.66633 2.45070 111.98633
Minimum elevation: 0 ft
Maximum elevation: 247 ft
Average elevation: 66 ft

Sibu

Sibu is located near the Rajang delta at the confluence of Rajang and Igan rivers. Peat swamp forests and alluvial plains are particularly prevalent in the Sibu Division. Sibu is located on a deep peat soil, which has caused problems in infrastructure development because buildings and roads slowly sink into the ground after its completion. The location of Sibu in lowland peat swamps have subjected it to frequent floods, about 1 to 3 times per year. Because of these factors, the Sibu Flood Mitigation project was started to relieve the area from the floods. The highest elevation in Sibu is at Bukit Aup Jubilee Park, measuring 59 m above sea level.

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