Setiawangsa

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Setiawangsa
Suburb
Setiawangsa LRT station, aerial view
Setiawangsa LRT station, aerial view
CountryMalaysia
StateFederal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
ConstituencySetiawangsa
Government
 • Local AuthorityDewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur
 • MayorMhd Amin Nordin Abdul Aziz
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
Postcode54200
Dialling code+603
PoliceSetiawangsa

Setiawangsa (Chinese: 斯迪亚旺沙) is an eastern suburb in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, located less than 4 kilometres from the city centre and located right next to Ampang.

Puncak Setiawangsa and Bukit Setiawangsa is a neighbourhood positioned high up on the hills in the midst of a quiet surrounding, just minutes away from the hurly-burly of the city centre. Setiawangsa caters to some Malaysians and expatriates. Bukit Setiawangsa/Setiawangsa Heights is dubbed as the Hollywood Hills of Kuala Lumpur.

The lists of tenants here is changing daily, due possibly to the easier traffic flow (helped by the new Duta–Ulu Klang Expressway (DUKE)), competitive rentals and accessibility between KL, Petaling Jaya and other suburbs. Firms such as Texas Instruments, I & P, Right Balance Group, Fidin Universal, Tanjung and RB Helicopters all have their operational bases in Setiawangsa. Japanese retailer JUSCO also has one outlet operating here in AU2 since 2008.[1]

Setiawangsa's parliamentary constituency is currently led by Nik Nazmi of PKR.

Education[edit]

SK Setiawangsa is classified as Top Performance School in Kuala Lumpur.[2] Before admitted to the school for standard 1, the applicants need seat for examination to select the best student.

Meanwhile, SMK Taman Setiawangsa which located in Setiawangsa hill and DUKE are standard secondary school. The alumni of the school are Nazrin aka Juzz Thin - rapper,actor,celebrity. Pierre Andre - Actor, director. Sissy Imann - Singer,teacher.

STERK Production[3] also alumni of this school where the boys are based in Setiwangsa except harith,iskandar,rasydan before leader, Farhan Mazlan further his education in PTSS and added his batch mate there to sterk team.

Private College such as Geomatika university-college[4] has been based in Setiawangsa for long.

2011 - Politeknik Metro Kuala Lumpur was launched in Setiawangsa. The polytechnic now took over the former premises of Radix Fried Chicken and Old town white coffee.

Transportation[edit]

Public transport[edit]

Setiawangsa is served by the station of the same name ( KJ5 ) on the Kelana Jaya Line.

Car[edit]

The last entry route to Setiawangsa/AU2 area is the MRR2 Jkr-ft28.png. The DUKE E33 which connects Setiawangsa to Segambut/Mont Kiara, starts here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Store Locations". AEON RETAIL MALAYSIA. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
  2. ^ https://www.moe.gov.my/index.php/my/soal-selidik/183-murid-pelajar/sekolah/1574-sekolah-berpretasi-tinggi
  3. ^ https://www.facebook.com/SterkProductionStw/
  4. ^ http://www.geomatika.edu.my

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 3°11′07″N 101°44′47″E / 3.1852515°N 101.7464635°E / 3.1852515; 101.7464635