Monday, September 13, 2010
Gemas 金马士 is a small town in the district of Tampin, of Negeri Sembilan. It is located by the border of Negeri Sembilan-Johor, divided by Sg. Gemas. The Johor side of the town is known as Gemas Bahru 大港.
A long time ago, Gemas was originally known as Ayer Terap. But later changed to “Gomeh” ( combination of English word “Gold” and local Malay dialect for gold, “Omeh” ) , subsequently “Gemas”