Banting

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Banting is a principal town in the district of Kuala Langat, Selangor in Malaysia. Banting has a population of 48,240. The postal code for Banting is 420 000. It is situated on the banks of Langat River (Sungai Langat in Malay). It is a Rest Town or Bandar Persinggahan of Federal route 5. The historical Bandar Jugra, a former royal town of Selangor is situated near Banting. Banting is a very beautiful place. It consists of beaches, hills, forest and farms. Banting is an agricultural hub. Its main agricultural resources include oil palm plantations, poultry farms, battle leaves and it has a number of industrial areas. It is also the home town of the famous Malaysian badminton player Rashid Sidek.

Among the schools in Banting are:

Primary schools:

  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Sri Langat,
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Choong Hua, and
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Methodist
  • Sekolah Milkaut De Bom (Banting Red Light District)

Secondary schools:

  • Sekolah Agama Menengah Tinggi Tengku Ampuan Rahimah
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Banting,
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bandar Banting,
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jugra;
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sungai Manggis
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Telok Datok,
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Methodist, and
  • Sekolah Menengah Sultan Abdul Samad
  • Sekolah Agama Menengah Unwanus Saadah

Fully Residential School:

Notable People from Banting[edit]

  • Michael Nerty, Malaysian freestyle oboist

Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria s/o Daniel Jayaratnam (Former Police Commission - 2004 to 2005 &Former Suhakam Human Rights Commissioner -2006 to 2010)

Image gallery[edit]

Coordinates: 2°49′N 101°30′E / 2.817°N 101.500°E / 2.817; 101.500