Hulu Langat District
|Hulu Langat District|
|District of Malaysia|
|Daerah Hulu Langat|
|• Jawi||دايره هولو لاڠت|
|• Tamil||உலு லங்காட்|
Location of Hulu Langat District in Selangor
|Seat||Bandar Baru Bangi|
|Local area government(s)||Kajang Municipal Council
Ampang Jaya Municipal Council
|• District officer||Zul-Kefli@Zulkefli Khalid|
|• Total||829.44 km2 (320.25 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC+8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Not observed (UTC+8)|
|Postcode||43xxx, 55xxx, 56xxx, 68xxx|
|Calling code||+6-03-4, +6-03-8, +6-03-9|
|Vehicle registration plates||B|
Hulu Langat is the fifth largest district in Selangor State with an area of 840 square kilometres and a population of 1,141,880 at the 2010 Census (provisional result). It has a mix of urban and rural settlements with a majority of the population settling in towns near Kuala Lumpur. These population centers, such as Cheras and Ampang effectively became suburbs of the greater metropolitan area (both Cheras and Ampang are communities now divided administratively between Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory and Selangor State).
According to the Population and Housing Census Malaysia 2000, Hulu Langat's population increased from 177,900 in 1980 to 413,900 in 1991 and 864,451 in 2000 and 1,067,744 (excluding foreigners) in 2010.
The following is based on Department of Statistics Malaysia 2010 census.
|Ethnic groups in Hulu Langat , 2010 census|
Local Area Government
Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats
List of Hulu Langat district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)
|Parliament||Seat Name||Member of Parliament||Party|
|P99||Ampang||Zuraida Kamarudin||Pakatan Rakyat (PR)|
|P100||Pandan||Rafizi Ramli||Pakatan Rakyat (PR)|
|P101||Hulu Langat||Che Rosli Che Mat||Pakatan Rakyat (PR)|
|P102||Serdang||Ong Kian Ming||Pakatan Rakyat (PR)|
List of Hulu Langat district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri)
|Parliament||State||Seat Name||State Assemblyman||Party|
|P99||N20||Lembah Jaya||Khasim Abdul Aziz||PAS|
|P100||N21||Chempaka||Iskandar Abdul Samad||PAS|
|P100||N22||Teratai||Tiew Way Keng||Pakatan Harapan (DAP)|
|P101||N23||Dusun Tua||Razaly Hassan||PAS|
|P101||N24||Semenyih||Johan Aziz||Barisan Nasional (UMNO)|
|P101||N25||Kajang||Wan Azizah binti Wan Ismail||Pakatan Harapan (PKR)|
|P102||N27||Balakong||Ng Tien Chee||Pakatan Harapan (DAP)|
The recently-opened MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line runs through areas in this constituency, previously not served by any railway service. The Kajang station, the southern terminal of the MRT SBK line, is also an interchange with the KTM Komuter Seremban Line.
Places of interest
Hulu Langat town is famous for its durians. This town is also popular for its recreational activities and natural surroundings. Due to its near location to the city of Kuala Lumpur Hulu Langat is a popular spot to the local tourist for recreational activities. Among the popular spots of eco-tourism are the Sungai Gabai Waterfalls, the Semenyih Water Reservoir and the Congkak River Forest Recreational Center. Another latest hot spot for tourism is the Sungai Lopoh, located at 22nd Mile of Jalan Hulu Langat and the Kuala Lumpur Look Out Point Tourist Complex, located at Jalan Ampang–Hulu Langat.
Near Lembah Pangsun lies Mount Nuang (1,483m)a training ground for hikers and runners before they climb Mount Kinabalu or do a marathon. There are two hots spring in Hulu Langat one is Dusun Tua Hot Spring located at 16th mile and Sungai Serai Hot Spring .
Balakong consists of various shopping malls that are frequented by tourists and locals, such as AEON (Jusco) Cheras Selatan Balakong .
Kajang town on the other hand is famous for its satay, which is very popular amongst the locals as well as tourists.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hulu Langat.|
- "Portal Rasmi PDT Hulu Langat Carta Organisasi Utama". www2.selangor.gov.my.
- "Portal Rasmi PDT Hulu Langat Latar Belakang". www2.selangor.gov.my.
- "Population Distribution and Basic Demographic Characteristics, 2010" (PDF). Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2012.