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Town and District Capital
Kuala Selangor, Beautiful and Historic
|District||Kuala Selangor District|
|7 August 2021|
|• Council President||Rahilah binti Rahmat|
The name Kuala Selangor means Estuary of the Selangor River.
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. Moreover, there has been opinion[whose?] 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 for the visitors.
Kuala Selangor Nature Park
Kuala Selangor Nature Park was opened in 1987. With an area of 296 hectares (2.96 km2), it is divided to two main parts: a 201-hectare (2.01 km2) Tropical Rainforest, and a Swamp Forest. The park is under the management of the Malaysia Nature Lovers Association, ensuring the natural environment of the park is preserved without any habitat damage.
Kuala Selangor is connected to Sungai Buloh and Kepong by national highway 54. This is the main access road from downtown Kuala Lumpur. The Kuala Lumpur-Kuala Selangor toll road (LATAR) E25 is another access route, providing access from Rawang. The upcoming West Coast Expressway will provide access to Banting, Klang, Teluk Intan, Ipoh and Taiping.
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)