Bandar Tasik Puteri

Bandar Tasik Puteri (est. population 120,000) is a township area near Batu Arang, Selangor, Malaysia.

Bandar Tasik Puteri

BTP
Township

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Bandar Tasik Puteri
Coordinates: 3°17′8″N 101°28′19″E
CountryMalaysia
StateSelangor
Establishment1998
Area
  Total10.80511 km2 (4.171875 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
  Total60,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
Websitewww.btp.com.my

Demographics

As of 2013 it is estimated that there are 60,000 people residing in Bandar Tasik Puteri. The primary residents appear to be Malay followed by Chinese and Indian. The area is surrounded by neighbouring Kampung Bahru Kundang village,M-Residence & M-Residence 2 (Mah Sing Group), Kundang Estates (Gamuda Land) and Bandar Baru Kundang.

Geography

Bandar Tasik Puteri is a planned community, with an area of more than 2,670 acres (1,080 ha) of leasehold land and developed by Low Yat Group. It is divided into 34 sections ranging from BTP1 to BTP34. This township consists of apartments, terrace houses, semi-detached houses and super link bungalows. These sections are served by roads, e.g. Jalan 4/22 ("Jalan" is a Malay word that means road, 4 is the section and 22 is the road number.) Houses on one side of the road have even numbers, and the other side have odd numbers. Hence, one side of a road will consist of houses with numbers 2, 4, 6, 8 and so on while the opposite will have houses numbered 1, 3, 5, 7 and so forth.

Accessibility

Car

Bandar Tasik Puteri has road networks with accessibility via NKVE , NSE , LATAR , GCE and Kuala Lumpur–Rawang Highway as well a shortcut through the road from Rawang–Bestari Jaya Road B27.

A new Bandar Tasik Puteri Interchange (Exit 2504) from LATAR is being constructed to allow easier access into the Kuala Lumpur City Centre, and to decrease the traffic congestion in Jalan Batu Arang.

Public transportation

Setara Jaya bus BET5 connects Bandar Tasik Puteri to city centre and bus 155 to  KA11  KTM Rawang.

Amenities

Place of Worship

Education

There are two national primary schools and a Chinese primary school (planning). There is only one secondary schools in Bandar Tasik Puteri.

There is also Victoria International College, which is a private tertiary institution approved and recognized by the Ministry of higher education and MQA.

For early childhood development centre or kindergarten, there are plenty of centres available, such as Smart Reader Kids, Brainy Bunch Islamic Montessori and a well known Waldorf Education school, Waldorf Kelip-Kelip.

Leisure

Bandar Tasik Puteri has Tasik Puteri Golf and Country Club. It is a 27-hole Golf course with clubhouse facility,.[1] Beside that, there is also Golfview Residence Club for Bandar Tasik Puteri residents and the surrounding residential areas that provides facilities such as swimming pool, steam room, gym, meetings and conferences facilities, a ballroom, a cafe Restaurant. There are ample parking facilities available for members and guests. Both property are being managed by Federal Hotels Internationals (FHI).

A 33 acres (13 ha) Puteri Central Park, Puteri Recreational Park and a bird sanctuary[2] are among the leisure areas for the community of Bandar Tasik Puteri .

Administration

Bandar Tasik Puteri falls under the jurisdiction of the Selayang Municipal Council. It too falls under the parliamentary constituency of Selayang, and thus is represented in parliament by Selayang Y.B William Leong Ji Keen from Parti Keadilan Rakyat.

In the State Assembly of Selangor, it is represented by Datuk Abdul Shukur bin Idrus of the Barisan Nasional political party under the constituency of Kuang.

Notes and references

  1. "Bandar Tasik Puteri Golf and Country Club Website". Archived from the original on 2014-05-31. Retrieved 2014-06-23.
  2. "Bird Sanctuary at Bandar Tasik Puteri". Archived from the original on 2015-07-05. Retrieved 2014-06-23.
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