|Motto: Perpaduan Sendi Kekuatan|
Location within KlangDistrict, and the state of Selangor
|1977, January 1st|
|- Administered by||Majlis Perbandaran Klang|
(Klang Municipal Council)
| - Yang diPertua|
|Y. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group Selangor ( Jawi script: سلاڠور population 72 million is one of the 13 states of Malaysia. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically For the biogeographical region see Malesia Malaysia (məˈleɪʒə or /məˈleɪziə/ is a country that consists of thirteen states and Malaysia is a Federation which consists of thirteen '''states''' ( Negeri) and three '''federal territories''' ( Wilayah Persekutuan Selangor ( Jawi script: سلاڠور population 72 million is one of the 13 states of Malaysia. Bhg. Tuan Mislan bin Tugiu|
|- Total||573 km² (202 sq mi)|
|- Total||1,004,194 (3rd) |
|- Density||1,738/km² (4,930/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+8)|
|- Summer (DST)||Not observed (UTC)|
Klang (or Kelang) is the royal capital of the state of Selangor, Malaysia within a district of similar name. The Rulers of the Malay States in Malaysia are the seven Sultans of Kedah, Perak, Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang Malaysia is a Federation which consists of thirteen '''states''' ( Negeri) and three '''federal territories''' ( Wilayah Persekutuan Selangor ( Jawi script: سلاڠور population 72 million is one of the 13 states of Malaysia. For the biogeographical region see Malesia Malaysia (məˈleɪʒə or /məˈleɪziə/ is a country that consists of thirteen states and It is located about 32 km to the west of Kuala Lumpur and 6 km east of Port Klang. The kilometre ( American spelling: kilometer) symbol km is a unit of Length in the Metric system, equal to one thousand Kuala Lumpur (ˈkwɑːləlʊmˈpʊər Malay /kwɑlɑlʊmpʊ/ and locally /kwɑləlʊmpɔ/ or even /kɔlɔmpɔ/ or often abbreviated as K Port Klang ( Pelabuhan Klang) is the one of the main Ports of Malaysia, located in the district of Klang in the state of Selangor. It was the civil capital of Selangor in an earlier era before the emergence of Kuala Lumpur and the current capital, Shah Alam. Kuala Lumpur (ˈkwɑːləlʊmˈpʊər Malay /kwɑlɑlʊmpʊ/ and locally /kwɑləlʊmpɔ/ or even /kɔlɔmpɔ/ or often abbreviated as K Shah Alam is a city in Petaling and Klang Districts in Selangor, Malaysia, about 25 kilometres (15 mi west of the country's capital Kuala Lumpur Port Klang is one of the world's busiest seaports. ||-||-|-||-||-||-||-||-||-|} A port is a facility for receiving Ships and transferring cargo Klang will be granted city status on 8th August 2008.
The royal town of Klang has been a site of human settlement since prehistoric times. Bronze Age drums and other artifacts have been found within the town itself and within the vicinity. The term Bronze Age refers to a period in human cultural development when the most advanced Metalworking (at least in systematic and widespread use included techniques for Commanding the approaches to the tin rich Klang Valley, Klang has always been of key strategic importance. Klang Valley (Lembah Klang is an area in Malaysia comprising Kuala Lumpur and its suburbs and adjoining cities and towns in the state of Selangor
The celebrated Tun Perak, the Malacca Sultanate's greatest Bendahara, came from Klang and became its territorial chief. Bendahara Paduka Raja Tun Perak (d 1498 was the fifth and most famous Bendahara, a Malay rank similar to a Prime minister, of the The Sultanate of Malacca was founded by Parameswara in 1402 and later married the princess of Pasai in 1409. Bendahara is an administrative position within classical Malay kingdoms before the intervention of European powers during the 19th century After the fall of Melaka to the Portuguese in 1511, Klang remained in Malay hands, controlled by the Sultan Johor-Riau until the creation of Selangor sultanate in the 18th century. The Portuguese people (os Portugueses literally the Portuguese) are the Ethnic group or Nation native to the country of Portugal, in the west This article concerns the sultan of Johor For the sultanate see Sultanate of Johor. Sultan of Selangor is the title of the constitutional ruler of Selangor, Malaysia.
In the 19th century the importance of Klang greatly increased by the rapid expansion of tin mining as a result of the increased demand for tin from the West. The desire to control the Klang Valley led directly to the Selangor Civil War (sometimes called the Klang War) of 1867-1874 when Raja Mahdi fought to regain what he considered his birthright as territorial chief against Raja Abdullah. The Klang War or Selangor Civil War took place in the Malay state of Selangor and was fought between Raja Abdullah bin Raja Jaafar, the administrator He failed and the end result was British intervention and control.
After 1874, the British soon selected Klang over Jugra as the centre of their administration, which it remained until 1880 when they transferred it to the mining centre of Kuala Lumpur. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was the formal name of the United Kingdom from 1 January 1801 until 12 April 1927 Bandar Jugra is a historical town and former royal town in the state of Selangor, Malaysia. Mining is the extraction of valuable Minerals or other geological materials from the earth usually (but not always from an Ore body Kuala Lumpur (ˈkwɑːləlʊmˈpʊər Malay /kwɑlɑlʊmpʊ/ and locally /kwɑləlʊmpɔ/ or even /kɔlɔmpɔ/ or often abbreviated as K
Klang did not lose its importance, however. Until the construction of Port Swettenham (Port Klang) in 1901, the royal town remained the chief outlet for Selangor's tin, and its position was enhanced by the completion of the Klang Valley railway (to Bukit Kuda) in 1886. Port Klang ( Pelabuhan Klang) is the one of the main Ports of Malaysia, located in the district of Klang in the state of Selangor. In the 1890s its growth was further stimulated by the development of the district into the State' leading producer of coffee, and then rubber. CoFFEE is an Open source Software for computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL in a digital classroom
In 1901 it became the official seat of Sultan Sulaiman (Sultan Alauddin Sulaiman Shah). Today Klang is no longer State capital or the main seat of the Ruler, but it remains the headquarters of the District to which it gives it name.
Klang's modern history timelines:
Klang may have taken its name from the Klang River which runs through the town. Klang River is a river which flows through Kuala Lumpur and Selangor in Malaysia and eventually flows into the Straits of Malacca. The entire geographical area in the immediate vicinity of the river, which begins at Kuala Lumpur and runs west all the way to Port Klang, is known as the Klang Valley. Port Klang ( Pelabuhan Klang) is the one of the main Ports of Malaysia, located in the district of Klang in the state of Selangor. Klang Valley (Lembah Klang is an area in Malaysia comprising Kuala Lumpur and its suburbs and adjoining cities and towns in the state of Selangor
Popular theories on the origin of the name are that it was derived from the Mon-Khmer word Klong or from the old meaning of the Malay word Kilang meaning warehouses, given that it was full of warehouses in the old days (kilang now means Factory). The Mon-Khmer languages are the autochthonous Language family of Southeast Asia.
Klang North and Klang South are divided by the Klang River. Generally, Klang North is more commercial while more residential areas and government offices are located in Klang South. Hence, Klang South tends to be busier and becomes center of social activity after working hours. This was triggered by the rapid growth of new and modern townships such as Bandar Bukit Tinggi, Bandar Botanic, Bayuemas and Glenmarie Cove at Klang South. Bandar Bukit Tinggi (also known as Bukit Tinggi; commonly abbreviated as BBT is an integrated and modern township in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia Bandar Botanic is a major township in the southern parts of Klang, Selangor, Malaysia. Glenmarie Cove is a 200-acre freehold gated residential enclave located in the south of the royal town of Klang in the state of Selangor, Malaysia.
Klang encompasses of three parliamentary seats: Kapar (Mr. The Parliament of Malaysia (Parlimen Malaysia is the national Legislature of Malaysia, based on the Westminster system. Manikavasagam a/l Sundaram - PKR), Kota Raja (Mdm. The People's Justice Party ( Malay: Parti Keadilan Rakyat, often known simply as Keadilan is a Centrist Political party in Malaysia Siti Mariah Mahmud - PAS), and Klang (Mr. The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party or the Islamic Party of Malaysia ( Parti Islam Se-Malaysia) commonly known as PAS or Pas, is an Islamist Charles Anthony Santiago - DAP). The Democratic Action Party, or DAP (Parti Tindakan Demokratik is a Secular, multi-racial social democratic / democratic socialist All three are held by the Pakatan Rakyat coalition. Pakatan Rakyat or PR ( People's Pact) was established on April 1, 2008. These constituencies are subdivided into state seats.
Klang is well known for its "Bak Kut Teh" (Chinese: 肉骨茶, Pinyin: Ròu Gŭ Chá), a herbal soup that uses pork ribs and tenderloins. Bak kut teh (Hokkien 肉骨茶 is a Chinese Soup popularly served in Malaysia, Singapore, China and also cities of neighbouring Pork' is the Culinary name for Meat from the domestic Pig ( Sus scrofa) often specifically the fresh meat but can be used as an all-inclusive A kind of virus struck pigs in the late the 90's that affected pig farmers nationwide led to the creation of Chick Kut Teh, that substitutes chicken for pork as it's halal for consumption for the muslims.
Klang is also famous for its banana leaf rice. Banana leaf rice is a typical dish in South Indian cuisine. In banana leaf rice white rice (or parboiled rice in authentic South Indian restaurants is served on a
It is also well-known for its seafood at Teluk Gong. One of the famous delicacies here is the sweet and sour crab. One of the most popular restaurants there is called "Coconut Flower" which is usually packed every night. It is known for its crabs, prawns and a few other dishes.
Besides that, Klang is also famous for its "Rojak Klang". Rojak Klang is a popular cuisine in the royal town of Klang in Selangor, Malaysia. The most popular Rojak Klang stall in Klang is Rojak Klang Gani located at the Emporium Makan. This stall has been in operations for more than 30 years and still running.
Another famous delicacy is the "Cendol". Cendol 'chen-doll' or es cendol is a traditional Dessert originating from Java, Indonesia, but is also popular in Malaysia, Presently, the owner, Munusamy, of "Cendol Klang" store, located at the heart of Klang town centre, has come a long way to where it is today. Before the store came about, the sole-proprietor sold cendols along Jalan Nanas on his mobile-store attached to his motorcycle and had been so since 1972. MotorCycle is the title of a 1993 album by Rock band Daniel Amos, released on BAI Records. Cendol was gaining popularity over time in the 90's and it was not until circa 2000 that the sole-proprietor moved into a store at the very same place where he had been selling. Rumors had it that he had gathered enough finances to support two of his children to study law in England, which would be seen as an enormous achievement for a person like Munusamy who started with nothing over 30 years ago. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland
Other famous local delicacies are "Lontong Klang", "Mee Bandung" and "Mee Jawa", which is similar to Mee Rebus in Johor. Johor (alt English spelling Johore, Jawi scriptجوهر is a state of Malaysia between 1°20"N and 2°35"N There are a number of restaurants/stalls selling Mee Jawa. One of the famous (and delicious) Mee Jawa is also located at food court at Emporium Makan (Opposite to Rojak Klang Gani). It also sells famous hailam noodle & the owner is Wak Sarip.
Stretching far apart from the city district of Klang, an island known as Pulau Ketam or translated as "Crab Island" offers its visitors mouth watering seafood dishes ranging from Crab to squid and freshness is assured as they are caught fresh from the seas its being surrounded by. The ÆON Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre is a Shopping mall built on a 26 acre landmass with a built-up area of approximately. Bandar Bukit Tinggi (also known as Bukit Tinggi; commonly abbreviated as BBT is an integrated and modern township in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia Bukit Raja Shopping Centre is a Shopping centre located in North Klang, Malaysia. Bandar Baru Klang is a modern township located just 2 km away from the Klang town centre in the state of Selangor, Malaysia Carrefour SA ( (karˈfur is a French international Hypermarket chain with a global network of outlets Giant Hypermarket is a major Supermarket and Retailer chain in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, and Indonesia Bandar Bukit Tinggi (also known as Bukit Tinggi; commonly abbreviated as BBT is an integrated and modern township in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia Klang City Square is a Malaysian multi-level shopping centre located in Jalan Pasar Klang. Klang Parade is one of the major shopping complexes in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia with Parkson Grand departmental store and Giant Hypermarket Shaw Centrepoint is a shopping complex located in Klang, Selangor. Tesco plc is a British -based international grocery and general merchandising retail chain Bandar Bukit Tinggi (also known as Bukit Tinggi; commonly abbreviated as BBT is an integrated and modern township in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
also known as Klang General Hospital