Bukit Jalil

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Bukit Jalil[1] is a suburb about 20 km south of Kuala Lumpur.[2] It is a small suburb bounded by the National Sports Complex on the east, the Shah Alam Expressway on the north, city boundaries to the west, and the Puchong-Sungai Besi Highway as well as city boundaries to the south. It was known as the Bukit Jalil Estate until 1992, when it was developed into the National Sports Complex for the 1998 Commonwealth Games. It was used as a filming location for the 1999 movie Entrapment, although the sign was changed to that of Pudu.[3][4]

Transportation[edit]

Bukit Jalil is linked to other parts of Klang Valley via the Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP) and the Puchong-Sungai Besi Highway. It is also accessible via the Shah Alam Expressway, the Maju Expressway (MEX, formerly the Kuala Lumpur-Putrajaya Expressway (KLPE)), and the New Pantai Expressway (NPE). It is served by the Ampang Line Bukit Jalil LRT station and Sri Petaling LRT station.

Beginning from April 2010, Bukit Jalil hosted a temporary bus station while the Puduraya Bus Station underwent renovation. This temporary move was intended to last four months but as of December 2010 the temporary bus station in Bukit Jalil was still active because of the renovation delay in the Puduraya bus station.[5]

Education[edit]

Bukit Jalil also houses the International Medical University (IMU), Technology Park Malaysia (TPM), the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology and Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation. It also hosted the "I am a force of nature" concert for tsunami relief in early 2005.[citation needed].(FTMS college in technological park)

Residential[edit]

There are many condos and apartments in Bukit Jalil which includes Arena Green,[6] Vista Commonwealth, Savannah, Greenfields,[7] Green Avenue,[8] Jalil Damai.[9]

Landed properties are in Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Resort,[10] Esplanade and Jalil Sutera.[11]

Commercial[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bukit Jalil". www.durianproperty.com.my. DurianProperty.com.my. Retrieved 17 Dec 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kuala Lumpur". www.durianproperty.com.my. DurianProperty.com.my. Retrieved 13 Aug 2013. 
  3. ^ "Pudu". www.durianproperty.com.my. DurianProperty.com.my. Retrieved 13 Aug 2013. 
  4. ^ "IMDB Trivia of Entrapment, Bukit Jalil is a much more attractive station than Pudu, but too far from central KL to be feasible for the plot". Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "The Star - Bukit Jalil takes over as express bus terminal". Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  6. ^ "Arena Green". www.durianproperty.com.my. DurianProperty.com.my. Retrieved 15 Jan 2013. 
  7. ^ "Anjung Hijau". www.durianproperty.com.my. DurianProperty.com.my. Retrieved 15 Jan 2013. 
  8. ^ "Green Avenue". www.durianproperty.com.my. DurianProperty.com.my. Retrieved 15 Jan 2013. 
  9. ^ "Jalil Damai". www.durianproperty.com.my. DurianProperty.com.my. Retrieved 15 Jan 2013. 
  10. ^ "Bukit Jalil Golf Country Resort". www.durianproperty.com.my. DurianProperty.com.my. Retrieved 29 Apr 2015. 
  11. ^ "Jalil Sutera". www.durianproperty.com.my. DurianProperty.com.my. Retrieved 15 Jan 2013. 

Coordinates: 3°03′23″N 101°41′20″E / 3.0562964°N 101.6889194°E / 3.0562964; 101.6889194