Kepong

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This article is about the town in Kuala Lumpur. For the town in Johor,[1] Malaysia, see Bukit Kepong.

Kepong[2] is a town at the borders of Kuala Lumpur[3] and Selangor,[4] located about 6 km from the KLCC, to the south of Sungai Buloh,[5] to the east of Bukit Lanjan, to the west of Selayang[6] and to the north of Jalan Duta. The main access roads to Kepong are Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP), Jalan Kuching, MRR II and Jalan Ipoh.[7] Kepong is one of the 11 Kuala Lumpur constituencies represented in the Malaysian Parliament. The current Member of Parliament representing the constituent is Tan Seng Giaw from the Democratic Action Party.

Major Townships/Housing Areas[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

  • Jesus Caritas Church[32]
  • FRIM Kepong (Forest Research Institute Malaysia), admission fee required [1]
  • Temasek Pewter Factory, Jalan Kuang Bulan, Taman Kepong. Take the KTM Komuter [2] and stop at Kepong Station, then take a 500m walk to the factory area.
  • 3 Chinese Temples 三间庙, Jalan Kepong (near Jinjang Utara[13])
  • Kepong Metropolitan Park, 90 hectares in total size, one of the largest parks in Kuala Lumpur. Easy access from Batu Caves[33] direction of Middle Ring Road 2, exit to Kepong before elevated bridge, visible from the highway
  • Taman Rekreasi (Lake Gardens) Bandar Menjalara
  • ÆON (formerly Jusco) Metro Prima, Jalan Kepong
  • The Waterfront, Desa Park City
  • ÆON BiG (formerly Carrefour), Jalan Kepong
  • Brem Mall, Kepong
  • Cystal Crown Hotel
  • Bukit Sri Bintang, full of hills and nice scenery
  • Tesco, Kepong Village Mall, Bandar Manjalara

Public transport[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • The International School at ParkCity[34]
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Jinjang Utara
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Jinjang Tengah
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Jinjang Selatan
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Kepong 1 & 2, Jln Kepong
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Kepong 3, Desa Park City
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Desa Jaya 1, Desa Jaya
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Desa Jaya 2, Bandar Sri Damansara
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kepong Baru[35]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kepong[36]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jinjang (Jinjang Utara) [37]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Raja Abdullah (Jinjang Selatan) [38]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Bukit Maluri (Taman Bukit Maluri) [39]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sinar Bintang (Taman Sinar Bintang) [40]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sinar Bintang[41]
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Menjalara (Bandar Manjalara)
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Ehsan
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kepong
  • Sekolah Menengah Agama Kuala Lumpur
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama Kuala Lumpur

Community organisations[edit]

  • Kepong Methodist Youth Fellowship[42]

Popular Culture[edit]

Setting for two Chinese films "Kepong Gangster" (2012)[43] and "Kepong Gangster 2" (2015),[44] alluding to Kepong's reputation for being a little less savoury than other KL neighbourhoods.

Popular Food & Beverages[edit]

References[edit]

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