Sarikei is a town, and the capital of the Sarikei District (985 square kilometres) in Sarikei Division, Sarawak, Malaysia. It is located on the Rajang River, near where the river empties into the South China Sea. The most distinctive feature of the bustling waterfront is a 3.6 m high pineapple statue and also the tallest building in Sarikei – Wisma Jubli Mutiara.The town itself consists of a main road, Repok Road which is bisected by another road leading to the new development in Kampung Seberang which is known as Susur Jambu. Sarikei has been known as The Fruit Basket of Sarawak. The economy of the town is primarily agricultural, and Sarikei is famed for its pineapples and its pepper. Besides that, the center of town also has many old Chinese shophouses from the 1930s.