Kuching (Kuching Division) was under the rule of Brunei Sultan before the time of James Brooke (1847) and was known as Sarawak. The Resident Office of Kuching was established on the 1st of June 1873.Before 1986, the administration for the Kuching Division also covers the Samarahan Division.

Since four decades ago, the Kuching Division has been developing aggressively especially the Kuching City. Kuching is the largest city in the Sarawak state and has been upgraded to be a major city on the 1st of August 1988. Other than being the state administration centre, Kuching Division is also the centre of Industrial, Commerce, Services and Tourism for the Sarawak state.

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Interesting places & activities near
Kuching Waterfront Lodge