Tawau, Malaysia Overview
Tawau formerly known as Tawao, is the third-largest town in Sabah after the Kota Kinabalu City and Sandakan town, on the south-eastern coast of Borneo in Malaysia. It is located on the east coast of the island in the administrative centre of Tawau Division which surround by the Sulu Sea in the east, Celebes Sea to the south at the Cowie Bay and shares a border with East Kalimantan (now North Kalimantan).
Tawau is located at the south-east coast of Sabah surround by the Sulu Sea in the east, Celebes Sea to the south and shares a border with East Kalimantan (now North Kalimantan). The town is located approximately 1,904 kilometres from the Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur while only 540 kilometres from the capital of Sabah. The main town area can be divided into three sections, such as Sabindo, Fajar and Tawau Lama (Old Tawau). Sabindo is a plaza, Fajar is a commercial area while Tawau Lama is the original part of Tawau. Almost 70% of Tawau area has been identified as high hills and mountainous.
Detailed Map of Tawau, Malaysia
Tawau has a tropical rainforest climate under the Köppen climate classification. The climate is relatively hot and wet with average shade temperature about 26 °C (79 °F), with 29 °C (84 °F) at noon and falling to around 23 °C (73 °F) at night. The town sees precipitation throughout the year, with a tendency for November, December and January to be the wettest months, and February and March become the driest months. Tawau mean rainfall varies from 1800 mm to 2500 mm.
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Maliau Basin or also Maliau Basin Conservation Area, is a region in Sabah, Malaysia, which represents a geological catchment surrounding the Maliau River. Located around the center of Sabah in the Sandakan Division, it was designated as a conservation area by the Sabah Foundation (Yayasan Sabah) in 1981.
Ulu Kalumpang Forest Reserve is a region in Sabah, Malaysia. Located on the Tawau Peninsula, it was designated as a conservation area by the Sabah Forestry Department in 1992. The forest reserve is in an area called the Tawau Highlands, which also includes Tawau Hills National Park.
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Tawau Sabah Borneo Malaysia
Having some food in Tawau, in the Malaysian state of Sabah on the island of Borneo.
Tawau Fish Market to Maliau Basin to Agathis Camp Malaysia
Team opXpeditions Malaysia departs from Tawau Fish Market to the Maliau Basin for some canopy exploration and then ends the day at Agathis Camp.
Borneo Indonesia Malaysia confrontation British Tawau 1962 to 66 Part 1
Borneo Malaysian Indonesia confrontation British RAF Tawau1964 65 , taken by George Hornibrook Fire Section
Landing at Tawau Airport
Route: Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Tawau (TWU) Airline: Malaysia Airlines System (MAS) No. Flight: MH2121 Date:21/1/2014 Time: 8.15 a.m
Tawau and Semporna Sabah Malaysia.m4v
Tawau and Semporna Sabah Malaysia
Tawau | Malaysia :: Diving Sipadan Island Marine Park
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carp fishing at Balung Eco Lake, Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia - fighting common carp
fighting common carp at Balung Eco Lake Tawau. fish estimated around 4kg
Tawau Hills Park - Sabah, Malaysia.
Tawau Hills Park lies 24 km NW of Tawau and was gazetted to protect water catchment resources for Tawau Town and the Semporna Peninsula. At least 7 major rivers originate here. The Tawau River flows through the middle of the 27,972 ha park and forms many natural deepwater pools and waterfalls, for example, the Table Waterfall.
Winner of the Sabah Tourism Best Nature Attraction 2003 Balung River Eco Resort Tawau
visit Balung River Eco Resort is one of the tourism destinations located in Tawau, Sabah Malaysian Borneo. Balung Eco Resort is the first eco resort of its kind to offer visitors a total and supremely comfortable experience in a serene plantation environment.
Tawau, Sabah : Bandar Tawau
Pusing-Pusing Bandar Tawau