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Origin of Klang Valley or Lembah Klang

Klang Valley,or Lembah Klang in Malay, is named after Klang River, which is associated to the early development of the area as a cluster of tin mining towns in the late 19th century. Situated in the centre of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Klang Valley comprises the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and its adjoining districts in Selangor, namely Gombak, Hulu Langat, Petaling and Klang, covering an area of 2826 square kilometers. Geographically, it is delineated by Titiwangsa Mountain Range to the north and east, and the Strait of Malacca to the west.

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  • Kuala Lumpur

    The word Kuala Lumpur has been derived from Malay language which means “muddy confluence”.

  • City status

    Kuala Lumpur, the largest city of Malaysia, achieved the status of a city in 1972.

  • 1998 Commonwealth Games

    The 1998 Commonwealth Games were hosted by Kuala Lumpur.

  • seventh

    The KL Tower, is the seventh tallest telecommunication tower in the world after Tokyo Sky Tree in Japan.

  • Business

    The major field of business practiced in Kuala Lumpur are: real estate, insurance, finance, media, and the arts.

  • Yap Ah Loi

    the third Chinese Kapitan of Kuala Lumpur, worked diligently to rebuild Kuala Lumpur into a booming mining town.

KL Population

Kuala Lumpur Population 2015

Kuala Lumpur, or KL, is the federal capital and most populous city of Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is the fastest growing metropolitan area of the country. Ranked as an alpha world city, it's the economic, financial and cultural city of the country and one of three Malaysian Federal Territories. The city also has a high Human Development Index. In 2014, Kuala Lumpur has an estimated population of 1.67 million.

Kuala Lumpur Population 2014

Kuala Lumpur has an estimated 2014 population of 1.67 million people in an area of just 94 square kilometers (243 square kilometers). This gives the city proper a very high population density of 17,310 people per square mile, or 6,890 per square kilometer. Greater Kuala Lumpur, or the Klang Valley, is a large urban agglomeration with an estimated population of 7 million in 2014 with a population density that is nearly equal to that of the city proper.





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