Dungun is a district in the state of Terengganu. It’s name was derived from the name of a Dungun tree which is a type of tree that grows in fresh water swamp. Dungun was believed to be opened by immigrants from Pagar Ruyung, Sumatra based on:

  • Most of Dungun people, at one time before, were from the Indonesian Islands.
  • The names of some villages in Dungun resembles those in Indonesia such as Kampung Binjai, Kampung Bemban, Kampung Gombang and various others.
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