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Main street of Banting, Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad

Banting is a principal town in the district of Kuala Langat, Selangor in Malaysia.[1] Banting has a population of 48,240. The postal code for Banting is 42700. 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 Jugra, a former royal town of Selangor is situated near Banting. Banting is located near the beaches of Morib, as well as hills, forest and farms. Banting is an agricultural hub. Its main agricultural resources include oil palm plantations, poultry farms, betel 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
  • Sekolah Menengah Sultan Abdul Samad
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bandar Banting
  • Sekolah Agama Menengah Unwanus Saadah

International School:

Fully Residential School:

Notable People from Banting[edit]

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]


  1. ^ "Banting Town". Kuala Langat District Council. 

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