Hulu Langat District

The Hulu Langat District is a district located in the southeastern corner of Selangor, between Kuala Lumpur and Negeri Sembilan.

Hulu Langat District
Daerah Hulu Langat
Other transcription(s)
  Jawiدايره هولو لاڠت
  Chinese乌鲁冷岳县
  Tamilஉலு லங்காட்
Location of Hulu Langat District in Selangor
Hulu Langat District
Location of Hulu Langat District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°05′N 101°50′E
Country Malaysia
State Selangor
SeatBandar Baru Bangi
Local area government(s)Kajang Municipal Council
(South)
Ampang Jaya Municipal Council
(North)
Government
  District officerZul-Kefli@Zulkefli Khalid[1]
Area
  Total829.44 km2 (320.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[3]
  Total1,067,744
  Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
43xxx, 55xxx, 56xxx, 68xxx
Calling code+6-03-4, +6-03-8, +6-03-9
Vehicle registration platesB

Hulu Langat is the fifth largest district in Selangor State with an area of 840 square kilometres and a population of 1,141,880 at the 2010 Census (provisional result). It has a mix of urban and rural settlements with a majority of the population settling in towns near Kuala Lumpur. These population centers, such as Cheras and Ampang effectively became suburbs of the greater metropolitan area (both Cheras and Ampang are communities now divided administratively between Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory and Selangor State). It is one of the poorest districts in the state of Selangor.

Hulu Langat has a median income of RM4060(2016) , which is significantly lower than the state average of RM7225(2016). This district also have a higher poverty rate compared to the state and national average as of 2016. [4] [5]

To see Poverty in Malaysia.

Population

According to the Population and Housing Census Malaysia 2000, Hulu Langat's population increased from 177,900 in 1980 to 413,900 in 1991 and 864,451 in 2000 and 1,067,744 (excluding foreigners) in 2010.

The following is based on Department of Statistics Malaysia 2010 census.[3]

Ethnic groups in Hulu Langat , 2010 census
EthnicityPopulationPercentage
Bumiputera586,65855.1%
Chinese355,74133.3%
Indian113,80810.7%
Others11,5371.0%
Total1,067,744100%

Administrative divisions

Hulu Langat District is divided into 7 mukims, which are:[6]

  1. Hulu Langat
  2. Ampang
  3. Cheras
  4. Hulu Semenyih
  5. Kajang
  6. Semenyih
  7. Beranang

    Local Area Government

    1. Ampang Jaya Municipal Council
    2. Kajang Municipal Council

    Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats


    List of Hulu Langat district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

    ParliamentSeat NameMember of ParliamentParty
    P99 AmpangZuraida KamarudinPakatan Harapan (PKR)
    P100 PandanDatuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan IsmailPakatan Harapan (PKR)
    P101 Hulu LangatHasanuddin Mohd YunusPakatan Harapan (Amanah)
    P102 BangiOng Kian MingPakatan Harapan (DAP)


    List of Hulu Langat district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri)

    ParliamentStateSeat NameState AssemblymanParty
    P99 N20Lembah JayaPuan Haniza Binti Mohamed TalhaPakatan Harapan (PKR)
    P100 N21Pandan IndahIr Izham Bin HashimPakatan Harapan (PKR)
    P100 N22TerataiLai Wai ChongPakatan Harapan (DAP)
    P101 N23Dusun TuaEdry Faizal 艾德里Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
    P101 N24SemenyihZakaria HanafiBarisan Nasional (UMNO)
    P102 N25KajangHee Loy SianPakatan Harapan (PKR)
    P102 N26Sungai RamalMazwan Bin JoharPakatan Harapan (PKR)
    P102 N27BalakongWong Siew KiPakatan Harapan (DAP)

    Infrastructure

    Public transportation

    The recently-opened MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line runs through areas in this district, previously not served by any railway service. The MRT stations under this district are Taman Suntex, Sri Raya, Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, Batu 11 Cheras, Bukit Dukung, Sungai Jernih, Stadium Kajang, and Kajang station which is the southern terminal of the MRT SBK line, is also an interchange with the KTM Komuter Seremban Line.

    Highways

    The constituency is served by the Kuala Lumpur–Seremban Expressway, the Cheras–Kajang Expressway and the Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway (Silk Highway) with essential links to other major highways.

    Places of interest

    Hulu Langat town is famous for its durians. This town is also popular for its recreational activities and natural surroundings. Due to its near location to the city of Kuala Lumpur Hulu Langat is a popular spot to the local tourist for recreational activities. Among the popular spots of eco-tourism are the Sungai Gabai Waterfalls, the Semenyih Water Reservoir and the Congkak River Forest Recreational Center. Another latest hot spot for tourism is the Sungai Lopoh, located at 22nd Mile of Jalan Hulu Langat and the Kuala Lumpur Look Out Point Tourist Complex, located at Jalan Ampang–Hulu Langat. Near Sg Lui, Hulu Langat lays a famous malay residents named Shahid Ramlee Mansion, which was once before settled by Tan Sri P.Ramlee, Malaysia 70s famous actor.

    Near Lembah Pangsun lies Mount Nuang (1,483m)a training ground for hikers and runners before they climb Mount Kinabalu or do a marathon. There are two hots spring in Hulu Langat one is Dusun Tua Hot Spring located at 16th mile and Sungai Serai Hot Spring .

    Balakong consists of various shopping malls that are frequented by tourists and locals, such as AEON (Jusco) Cheras Selatan Balakong .

    Kajang town on the other hand is famous for its satay, which is very popular amongst the locals as well as tourists.

    Pekan Batu 14 Hulu Langat

    Pekan Batu 14 Hulu Langat is an old town which 14 miles from Kuala Lumpur.

    Landmark

    - Masjid Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah

    - Dewan Dato Nazir Hulu Langat

    - Balai Polis Pekan Batu 14 Hulu Langat

    Pekan Batu 18 Hulu Langat

    Pekan Batu 18 Hulu Langat is an old town which 18 miles from Kuala Lumpur.

    It is also a Famous Place for Cycling Gathering Point

    Landmark

    - Balai Polis Pekan Batu 18 Hulu Langat

    - SJK (C) CHOON HWA

    See also

    References

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