Hulu Langat District

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Hulu Langat District
Malaysia District of Malaysia
Daerah Hulu Langat
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawi دايره هولو لاڠت
 • Chinese 乌鲁冷岳县
 • Tamil உலு லங்காட்
Location of Hulu Langat District in Selangor
Location of Hulu Langat District in Selangor
Hulu Langat District is located in Malaysia
Hulu Langat District
Hulu Langat District
Location of Hulu Langat District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°05′N 101°50′E / 3.083°N 101.833°E / 3.083; 101.833Coordinates: 3°05′N 101°50′E / 3.083°N 101.833°E / 3.083; 101.833
Country  Malaysia
State  Selangor
Seat Bandar Baru Bangi
Local area government(s) Kajang Municipal Council
(South)
Ampang Jaya Municipal Council
(North)
Government
 • District officer Zul-Kefli@Zulkefli Khalid[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 829.44 km2 (320.25 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,067,744
 • 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

The Hulu Langat District is a district located in the southeastern corner of Selangor, between Kuala Lumpur and Negeri Sembilan.

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).

Population[edit]

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.[citation needed]

The following is based on Department of Statistics Malaysia 2010 census.[3]

Ethnic groups in Hulu Langat , 2010 census
Ethnicity Population Percentage
Bumiputera 586,658 55.1%
Chinese 355,741 33.3%
Indian 113,808 10.7%
Others 11,537 1.0%
Total 1,067,744 100%

Administrative divisions[edit]

Hulu Langat District is divided into 7 mukims, which are:[4]

  1. Hulu Langat
  2. Ampang
  3. Cheras
  4. Hulu Semenyih
  5. Kajang
  6. Semenyih
  7. Beranang
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    Local Area Government[edit]

    1. Ampang Jaya Municipal Council
    2. Kajang Municipal Council

    Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]

    Hulu Langat, Selangor Parliament and State Assembly Electoral Districts


    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 N26 Bangi Shafie Ngah PAS
    P102 N27 Balakong Ng Tien Chee Pakatan Harapan (DAP)

    Infrastructure[edit]

    Public transportation[edit]

    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.

    Highways[edit]

    The constituency is served by the Kuala Lumpur–Seremban Expressway, the Cheras–Kajang Expressway and the Kajang Dispersal Link Expressway (Silk Highway) with essential links to other major highways.

    Places of interest[edit]

    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.

    See also[edit]

    References[edit]