Klang District

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Klang District
Malaysia District of Malaysia
Daerah Klang
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiکلڠ
 • Chinese巴生县
 • Tamilகிள்ளான்
Location of Klang District in Selangor
Location of Klang District in Selangor
Klang District is located in Malaysia District
Klang District
Klang District
Location of Klang District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°05′N 101°25′E / 3.083°N 101.417°E / 3.083; 101.417Coordinates: 3°05′N 101°25′E / 3.083°N 101.417°E / 3.083; 101.417
Country Malaysia
State Selangor
SeatKlang
Local area government(s)Klang Municipal Council
(West)
Shah Alam City Council
(East)
Government
 • District officerZainal Nor[1]
 • Sultan's RepresentativeAbdul Ghani Pateh Akhir[2]
Area[3]
 • Total626.78 km2 (242.00 sq mi)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total861,189
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode40xxx-42xxx
Calling code+6-03-3, +6-03-51
Vehicle registration platesB

The Klang District is a district in Selangor, Malaysia. It is located in the eastern part of Selangor. It borders the Kuala Selangor District to the north, Petaling to the east, Kuala Langat district to the south and Malacca Straits to the west. The district was further divided into two mukims which is Klang and Kapar that covers 626.78 square km of land with 53.75 km of coastline.[3]

The district's principal town is Klang City. Other towns in the district include Port Klang , Pandamaran, Kapar and Meru and Bandar Sultan Sulaiman.

The Klang River flows through the Klang district and end near Port Klang and it has many islands such as Klang, Indah, Chet Mat Zin, Crab, Tengah, Rusa, Selat Kering and Pintu Gedong Island.[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Klang District is divided into 2 mukims, which are Kapar and Klang:[5] Klang District is divided into two mukims, with Kapar denoting areas north of Klang River (Kapar itself is also the name of a town), and Klang covering area south of the river (Klang city itself includes areas both north and south of the river).[6]

History[edit]

In addition to its present-day territory, Klang district before 1974 also included the mukims (communes or sub-districts) of Bukit Raja and Damansara, which covered what is today Shah Alam, Subang Jaya, Bandar Sunway and Kelana Jaya. In 1974, after Kuala Lumpur was made a Federal Territory, the subdistricts of Damansara and Bukit Raja joined with Petaling Jaya, Puchong and Sungai Buloh to form the Petaling District.[7] [8]

Demographics[edit]

In 1980, the census figures for the 3 main ethnic groups in the Klang District were: Malays 105,195, Chinese 119,186, and Indians 54,159.[9] The following are the 2010 census figures for Klang District, which include the city of Klang, Port Klang and part of Shah Alam.[4]

Ethnic composition of Klang District (2010)
Ethnicities / Nationality Percentage
Malays
43.73%
Other Bumiputeras
1.47%
Chinese
26.18%
Indians
19.2%
Others
0.49%
Non-Malaysians
8.94%
Ethnicity 2010
Population Percentage
Malays 376606 43.73%
Other Bumiputeras 12620 1.47%
Chinese 225425 26.18%
Indians 165382 19.2%
Others 4179 0.49%
Malaysian total 784212 91.06%
Non-Malaysian 76977 8.94%
Total 861189 100.00%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats[edit]

Klang District and Land Office


List of Klang district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P108 Shah Alam Khalid Samad Pakatan Harapan (Amanah)
P109 Kapar Abdullah Sani bin Abdul Hamid Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P110 Klang Charles Anthony R. Santiago Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P111 Kota Raja Mohd bin Sabu Pakatan Harapan (Amanah)


List of Klang district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Selangor

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P108 N40 Kota Anggerik Mohd Najwan bin Halimi Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P108 N41 Batu Tiga Rodziah binti Ismail Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P109 N42 Meru Mohd Fakhrulrazi bin Mohd Mokhtar Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P109 N43 Sementa Daroyah binti Alwi Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P109 N44 Selat Klang Abdul Rashid bin Asari Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P110 N45 Bandar Baru Klang Teng Chang Khim Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P110 N46 Pelabuhan Klang Azmizam bin Zaman Huri Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P110 N47 Pandamaran Leong Tuck Chee Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P111 N48 Sentosa Gunarajah a/l R George Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P111 N49 Sungai Kandis Zawawi Ahmad Mughni Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P111 N50 Kota Kemuning Ganabatirau a/l Veraman Pakatan Harapan (DAP)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portal Rasmi PDT Klang Perutusan Pegawai Daerah Klang". www2.selangor.gov.my.
  2. ^ "Portal Rasmi PDT Klang Orang Besar Daerah Klang". www2.selangor.gov.my.
  3. ^ a b c "BACKGROUND". luas.gov.my.
  4. ^ a b "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.
  5. ^ "Official Website of the Hulu Selangor District Council". Retrieved 14 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Persempadanan Mukim". Pejabat Daerah / Tanah Klang.
  7. ^ "Peta Mukim Negeri Selangor". Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Soil Maps of the World - Peninsular Malaysia". Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  9. ^ Katiman Rostam. "Population Change of the Klang-Langat Extended Metropolitan Region, Maalaysia, 1957-2000" (PDF). Akademika. 79 (1): 1–18.