Sepang District

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Sepang District
Daerah Sepang
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawiسڤڠ/سڤاڠ
 • Traditional Chinese雪邦縣
 • Simplified Chinese雪邦县
 • Tamilசிப்பாங்
Official seal of Sepang District
Location of Sepang District in Selangor
Location of Sepang District in Selangor
Sepang District is located in Malaysia
Sepang District
Sepang District
Location of Sepang District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 2°45′N 101°40′E / 2.750°N 101.667°E / 2.750; 101.667Coordinates: 2°45′N 101°40′E / 2.750°N 101.667°E / 2.750; 101.667
Country Malaysia
State Selangor
SeatSalak Tinggi
Local area government(s)Sepang Municipal Council
Government
 • District officerKhairi Azali bin Ibrahim[1]
 • Sultan's RepresentativeTengku Jamaluddin Tengku Mahmud Shah[2]
Area
 • Total599.66 km2 (231.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)[4]
 • Total324,935
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
43xxx, 47xxx, 62xxx, 63xxx, 64xxx
Calling code+6-03-8
Vehicle registration platesB

The Sepang District is a district located in the southern part of the state of Selangor in Malaysia. Sepang District covers an area of around 600 square kilometres, and had a population of 190,889 in the 2010 Census (excluding foreigners).[4]

The district of Sepang is also famous for the township of Cyberjaya, which is also known as the Silicon Valley of Malaysia vis-à-vis its association with the MSC Malaysia. The capital of Sepang district is Salak Tinggi, which took over from Sepang town.[citation needed]

The remaining areas of Puchong, such as Bukit Puchong 2, 16 Sierra, Pulau Meranti, Bandar Nusaputra, Taman Putra Perdana, Taman Putra Prima, Taman Meranti Jaya and Taman Mas, are located in this district.

History[edit]

Sepang district was formed from parts of the adjacent constituencies of Hulu Langat (Kajang) and Kuala Langat on 1 January 1975; though there was already a Sepang constituency in parliament as early as 1959.[5] Sepang gained municipal status in 2005.[6]

Geography[edit]

Sepang district is situated in the southern part of Selangor. It shares its border with Kuala Langat to the west, Petaling to the north, Hulu Langat to the northeast and the state of Negeri Sembilan to the east. Sepang also completely surrounds Putrajaya which is a Federal Territory.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Map of Sepang District, Selangor.svg

Sepang District is divided into three mukims:[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1991 54,671—    
2000 108,640+98.7%
2010 207,354+90.9%
2020 324,935+56.7%
Figures before 2001 includes Putrajaya.
Source: [9]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly seats[edit]

Sepang Municipal Council
Sepang, Selangor Parliament and State Assembly electoral districts

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

Parliament Constituency Member of Parliament Coalition Party
P113 Sepang Mohamed Hanipa Maidin PH AMANAH

List of Sepang district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri)

Parliament State State constituency State assemblyman Coalition Party
P113 N54 Tanjong Sepat Borhan Aman Shah PH PKR
P113 N55 Dengkil Adhif Syan Abdullah PN BERSATU
P113 N56 Sungai Pelek Ronnie Liu Tian Khiew PH DAP

Economy[edit]

Malaysia Airlines, a Malaysian national carrier;[10] AirAsia, a Malaysian low-cost carrier;[11] AirAsia X, a subsidiary of AirAsia;[12] MASkargo, a cargo airline;[13] and Malaysia Airports, the Malaysian Airport authority; are headquartered on the property of Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang.[14] Malaysia Airlines also operates its Flight Management Building at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.[15]

Animonsta Studios has its headquarters in Cyberjaya.[16]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Air[edit]

The district houses the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Rail[edit]

 KE1  KT5  KLIA,  KE3  KT6  klia2 and  KT4  Salak Tinggi stations of 6 KLIA Ekspres and 7 KLIA Transit of the Express Rail Link are located inside the district.

In addition, three MRT Putrajaya line stations (which is opening in January 2023) are also located inside the district:  PY38  16 Sierra station (serving 16 Sierra & Pulau Meranti),  PY39  Cyberjaya Utara station and  PY40  Cyberjaya City Centre station (both stations serve Cyberjaya).

Bus[edit]

The most dominant bus operator for this district is SmartSelangor, operated by Handal Indah and SKS-BUS. These free buses connect the main bus hub located in Taman Seroja, Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi to the areas in Sepang district such as Kuala Lumpur International Airport,  KT4  Salak Tinggi ERL station, Cyberjaya, Sungai Merab and IOI City Mall, as well from Tanjung Sepat to KLIA.

Other bus operators also serve areas in Sepang district. Causeway Link bus route 601 connects Kuala Lumpur to Taman Putra Perdana in Sepang district, while KR Travel & Tours bus route 523 connects  KT3  PY41  Putrajaya Sentral,  KB05  KTM Serdang or Kuala Lumpur to IOI City Mall - the largest mall in Malaysia & Southeast Asia. Rapid KL, the dominant bus operator in Klang Valley only operates one route in Sepang district which is bus route T603 from  SP29  Puchong Prima LRT station to Taman Mas Sepang, while the upcoming MRT Putrajaya line feeder bus routes T504, T505, T506 and T507 serving Cyberjaya will begin operation in January 2023.

Education[edit]

Tertiary[edit]

Sepang is home to several institutions of higher learning, which includes:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portal Rasmi PDT Sepang Perutusan Pegawai Daerah". www2.selangor.gov.my.
  2. ^ "Portal Rasmi PDT Sepang Orang Besar Daerah". www2.selangor.gov.my.
  3. ^ "Portal Rasmi PDT Sepang Data Keluasan". www2.selangor.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. ^ "Sejarah Daerah Sepang". Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Pengisytiharan Majlis Perbandaran Sepang". Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 28 July 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "MUKIM SEPANG". Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Key Findings Population and Housing Census of Malaysia, 2020" (in Malay and English). Department of Statistics, Malaysia.
  10. ^ "Malaysia Airlines Recovery Plan Quarterly Update (1 Sept-30 Nov 15)." Malaysia Airlines. Retrieved on May 5, 2016.
  11. ^ Chan Tien Hin. "AirAsia Has Record Drop on Loss, Analyst Downgrade." Bloomberg L.P.. 1 December 2008. Retrieved on 27 September 2009.
  12. ^ "AirAsia X Berhad • Annual Report 2014" (Archive). AirAsia X. Retrieved on 2 February 2015. p. 20 (PDF p. 49/234): "REGISTERED OFFICE AirAsia X Berhad (Company No. 734161-K) B-13-15, Level 13 Menara Prima Tower B Jalan PJU 1/39, Dataran Prima 47301 Petaling Jaya Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia" and "HEAD OFFICE LCC Terminal Jalan KLIA S3, Southern Support Zone KLIA, 64000 Sepang Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia"
  13. ^ "Location Map." MASkargo. Retrieved on 22 February 2010. "Malaysia Airlines Cargo Sdn. Bhd. 1M, Zone C, Advanced Cargo Centre KLIA Free Commercial Zone, Southern Support Zone Kuala Lumpur International Airport 64000 Sepang Selangor, Malaysia "
  14. ^ "Contact Information Archived 9 August 2017 at the Wayback Machine." Malaysia Airports. Retrieved on 23 May 2011. "Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad Malaysia Airports Corporate Office, Persiaran Korporat KLIA, 64000 KLIA, Sepang, Selangor."
  15. ^ "Contact." Malaysia Airlines. Retrieved on 31 October 2012. "MAS Golden Boutiques Sdn. Bhd. 1st Floor, MAS Flight Management Building 64000 Sepang, Kuala Lumpur International Airport Selangor, Malaysia"
  16. ^ "Contact Us Archived 5 November 2015 at the Wayback Machine." Animonsta Studios. Retrieved on August 29, 2015. "Level G-03, SME Technopreneur Centre 3, Block 3740, Cyber 8, Persiaran APEC, 63500 Cyberjaya, Selangor, MALAYSIA."

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