Kepong

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This article is about town in Kuala Lumpur. For the town in Johor, Malaysia, see Bukit Kepong.

Kepong is a town at the borders Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, located about 6 km from the KLCC, to the south of Sungai Buloh, to the east of Bukit Lanjan, to the west of Selayang and to the north of Jalan Duta. The main access roads to Kepong are Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP), Jalan Kuching, MRR II and Jalan Ipoh. Kepong is one of the 11 Kuala Lumpur constituencies represented in the Malaysian Parliament. The current Member of Parliament representing the constituent is Tan Seng Giaw from the Democratic Action Party.

Major Townships/Housing Areas[edit]

  • Bandar Menjalara
  • Bandar Sri Damansara
  • Desa Jaya
  • Desa Park City
  • FRIM (Forest Research Institute Malaysia) [1]
  • Jinjang Utara
  • Jinjang Selatan
  • Kepong Baru
  • Kepong Baru Tambahan (New name. Area separated from original Kepong Baru)
  • Metro Prima
  • Sri Damansara (Selangor)
  • Rimbunan Hijau
  • Taman Usahawan Kepong
  • Taman Daya
  • Taman Bukit Maluri
  • Desa Aman Puri
  • Taman Bukit Desa
  • Taman Ehsan
  • Taman Fadason
  • Taman Indah Perdana
  • Taman Kepong
  • Taman Megah Kepong
  • Taman Menjalara
  • Taman Petaling
  • Taman Pusat Kepong
  • Taman Kepong Indah
  • Taman Sri Kepong Baru
  • Taman Kemacahaya
  • Taman Wangsa Permai
  • Taman Sri Bintang
  • Bukit Sri Bintang

Schools[edit]

  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Kepong Baru (Kepong Baru)[2]
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Ehsan
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Jinjang Utara
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Jinjang Tengah
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Jinjang Selatan
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Kepong 1 & 2, Jln Kepong
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Desa Jaya & 2
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jinjang (Jinjang Utara) [3]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kepong Baru [4]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kepong [5]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Raja Abdullah (Jinjang Selatan) [6]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Bukit Maluri (Taman Bukit Maluri) [7]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Ehsan
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Kuala Lumpur
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sinar Bintang [8]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Manjalara
  • The International School at ParkCity [9]

Place of Interest[edit]

  • The Jesus Caritas Church
  • FRIM Kepong (Forest Research Institute Malaysia), admission fee required [10]
  • Temasek Pewter Factory, Jalan Kuang Bulan, Taman Kepong. Take the KTM Komuter [11] and stop at Kepong Station, then take a 500m walk to the factory area.
  • 3 Chinese Temples 三间庙, Jalan Kepong (near Jinjang Utara)
  • Kepong Metropolitan Park, 90 hectares in total size, one of the largest parks in Kuala Lumpur. Easy access from Batu Caves direction of Middle Ring Road 2, exit to Kepong before elevated bridge, visible from the highway
  • Taman Rekreasi (Lake Gardens) Bandar Menjalara
  • ÆON (formerly Jusco) Metro Prima, Jalan Kepong
  • The Waterfront, Desa Park City
  • ÆON BiG (formerly Carrefour), Jalan Kepong FRIM
  • Brem Mall, Kepong
  • Cystal Crown Hotel
  • Bukit Sri Bintang, full of hills and nice scenery
  • Tesco, Kepong Village Mall, Bandar Manjalara

Public transport[edit]

  • RapidKL, Metrobus and Selangor bus provides transport in the area.

Community Organisations[edit]

  • Kepong Methodist Youth Fellowship KMYF