Gombak River

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Gombak River
(Malay) Sungai Gombak
KualaLumpurGombakKlang.jpg
The Gombak River (left) merges with the Klang River (right) in Kuala Lumpur.
Origin Gunung Bunga Buah
Mouth Confluence with the Klang River
Basin countries Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Length 27 km[1]
Basin area 122 km2[1]

The Gombak River (Malay: Sungai Gombak) is a river which flows through Selangor and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. It is a tributary of the Klang River. The point where it meets the Klang River is the origin of Kuala Lumpur's name.

Gombak River was used to be called Sungai Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur's name was taken as it was located in Sungai Lumpur's confluence or "Kuala Lumpur".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b STORMWATER MANAGEMENT AND ROAD TUNNEL (SMART) An Underground Approach to Mitigating Flash Floods:[1] URL assessed on 21 October 2012
  2. ^ Heritage Study of Muslim World

Coordinates: 3°08′53″N 101°41′43″E / 3.14806°N 101.69528°E / 3.14806; 101.69528