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Kuala Selangor, Beautiful and Historic
|District||Kuala Selangor District|
|• Council President||Rahilah binti Rahmat|
Kuala Selangor town is located at the estuary of the Selangor River, where it drains into the Strait of Malacca. It is located 55 km north-west of downtown Kuala Lumpur, and 42 km north-west of Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor.
Kampung Kuantan fireflies
Kampung Kuantan is well known for its fireflies. Lots of the fireflies nest only available here[clarification needed]. Moreover, there has been opinion that magical fireflies are only available at two places in the world and one of it is in Kampung Kuantan.
The adventure of the fireflies' area began in the early 1970s by a local businessman who saw the commercial potential of this miracle. Now, the adventure has been entrusted to the Kuala Selangor District Council and has expanded rapidly with the addition of 27 small boats that are provided for the visitors.
Kuala Selangor Nature Park
Kuala Selangor Nature Park was opened in 1987. With a width of 296 hectare that is divided to 2 main parts that is a 201 hectare wide Tropical Rainforest and the balance is Swamp Forest . The park is under the management of the Malaysia Nature Lovers Association. Because of that, the natural beauties of the park are preserved without any habitat damage that has been the loyal tenants here.
Kuala Selangor is also accessible from the royal capital Klang via national highway 5.
Kuala Selangor currently is not connected to any rail transit line. However Selangor Omnibus route 100 runs from LRT Masjid Jamek, KTM Kepong Sentral and MRT/KTM Sungai Buloh between 05:00 and 20:00 daily.
In popular culture
- Mukhsin (2007)
- Ngangkung (2010)
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