[150], Other universities located in Kuala Lumpur include Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC), UCSI University (UCSI), Taylor's University (TULC), International Medical University (IMU), Open University Malaysia (OUM), Kuala Lumpur University (UniKL), Perdana University (PU), Wawasan Open University (WOU), HELP University and the branch campus of the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and University of Technology Malaysia (UTM). [192], Bas Mini KL or Kuala Lumpur Mini-Bus Service was one of the oldest and popular Malaysia public bus service, having served in Kuala Lumpur and the Klang Valley region. [188], The KL Monorail was opened on 31 August 2003 with 11 stations running 8.6 km (5 mi) on two parallel elevated tracks. Pos Laju Cheras is located at No. (Document ID: 299258681). [124] From 1980 to 2000 the number of Bumiputras increased by 77%, but the Chinese still outnumbered the Bumiputras in Kuala Lumpur in the 2000 census at 43% compared to Bumiputras at 38%. Taxis may be flagged down at any time of the day along any public road outside of the Central Business District (CBD). The city is home to the country's main pay television service, Astro, a satellite television service. [citation needed], There has been growing emphasis to expand the economic scope of the city into other service activities, such as research and development, which supports the rest of the economy of Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur female diva pop singer including Elizabeth Tan, Ernie Zakri and Azira Shafinaz. // Senses of Malaysia, vol. 17 talking about this. To collect toll from vehicles ensuring that the amount collected is in accordance with vehicle classification and toll rate. Despite efforts to promote usage of public transport, utilisation rates are low as only 16 percent of the population used public transport in 2006. Like most other Asian cities, driving is the main mode of commuting in Kuala Lumpur. A riot in 1897 was a relatively minor affair that began with the confiscation of faulty dacing (a scale used by traders), and in 1912, a more serious disturbance called the tauchang riot began during the Chinese New Year with the cutting of pigtails and ended with rioting and factional fighting lasting a number of days. Law reforms were implemented and new legal measures introduced to the assembly. [30] At that time Sutan Puasa was already trading near Ampang, two traders from Lukut, Hiu Siew and Yap Ah Sze, then arrived in Kuala Lumpur where they set up shops to sell provisions to miners in exchange for tin. Kuala Lumpur is one of the major ASEAN city with taxis extensively running on natural gas. KUALA LUMPUR 56100 KUALA LUMPUR Dr. Vasanthi Kuppusamy ST TIEW DENTAL GROUP SDN BHD 03-2242 0351 Wisma Life Care, L2-F, Level 2, No. Badminton and 'takraw' courts are usually included in community halls. Kuala Lumpur has a comprehensive road system supported by an extensive range of public transport networks, known as the Klang Valley Integrated Transit System. In 1980 the population of Kuala Lumpur had reached over a million,[52] with 52% Chinese, 33% Malay, and 15% Indian. [44][46] Kapitan Yap Ah Loy bought a sprawling piece of real estate to set up a brick industry for the rebuilding of Kuala Lumpur; this place is the eponymous Brickfields. [182][183] KL Sentral was added on 16 April 2001 and served as the new transport hub of the Klang Valley Integrated Transit System. The annual Malaysia Open Super Series badminton tournament is held in Kuala Lumpur. The architecture of the gallery incorporates elements of traditional Malay architecture, as well as contemporary modern architecture. Along with the MRT, the LRT is constructed and owned by the Prasarana, with operating concessions currently handed to Rapid KL and Rapid Rail. [18] Doubts however have been raised on such a derivation as Kuala Lumpur lies at the confluence of Gombak River and Klang River, therefore should rightly be named Kuala Gombak as the point where one river joins a larger one or the sea is its kuala. Lot's of expats live in Kuala Lumpur which leads to western style food, bars, etc. Address: 40, Jalan manis 1, Taman Segar, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur; How to get there: 8 min walk from Taman Mutiara MRT Station to The Taste at Cheras. Independence coupled with the rapid economic growth from the 1970s to the 1990s and with Islam being the official religion in the country, has resulted in the construction of buildings with a more local and Islamic flavour arise around the city. Government offices and a new police headquarters was built on Bukit Aman, and the Padang was created initially for police training. Total open space for recreational and sport facilities land use in the city has increased significantly by 169.6 percent from 5.86 square kilometres (1,450 acres) in 1984 to 15.8 square kilometres (3,900 acres) in 2000.[160]. Greater Kuala Lumpur covers an even more extensive selection of universities including several international branches such as Monash University Malaysia Campus, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and Xiamen University Malaysia. 5, Jalan Kerinchi 5, Bangsar South KUALA LUMPUR 59200 KUALA LUMPUR Dr. Ong Yi Woon ST TIEW DENTAL GROUP SDN BHD 03-9054 5437 No. [44], The early Chinese and Malay settlements were along the east bank of the Klang River – the Chinese mainly settled around the commercial centre of Market Square; the Malays, later Indian Chettiars and Indian Muslims resided in the Java Street (now Jalan Tun Perak) area. The skyline of Kuala Lumpur at night from Cheras, photo taken on the hills bordering nearby Ampang. [61] The so-called 13 May Incident refers to the violent conflicts that took place between members of the Malay and the Chinese communities. Background I JIMAT ENTERPRISE began a retail business in April 2006, and now we are established online business providing delivery service throughout Klang Valley as we believe in bringing excellent service to our valued customers. Raja Asal and Sutan Puasa also switched side to Raja Mahdi, and Kuala Lumpur was captured in 1872 and burnt to the ground. Tourism plays an important role in the city's service-driven economy. Kuala Lumpur was touted as one of the host cities for the Formula One World Championship from 1999 to 2017. Bukit Nanas, in the heart of the city centre, is one of the oldest virgin forests in the world within a city. Jeong Chun Hai @Ibrahim, & Nor Fadzlina Nawi. [16][17] One suggestion is that it was named after Sungai Lumpur ("muddy river"); it was recorded in the 1820s that Sungei Lumpoor was the most important tin-producing settlement up the Klang River. hen. Kuala Lumpur is mentioned in many songs by local Malaysian artists, such as "Keroncong Kuala Lumpur'" by P. Ramlee, "Kuala Lumpur, Ibu Kota" by Saloma, "Chow Kit Road" by Sudirman Arshad, "Senyumlah Kuala Lumpur" by Alleycats, "Streets of Kuala Lumpur" by Murkyway, "K.L." Kuala Lumpur remained the capital after the formation of Malaysia on 16 September 1963. Even the heads of some taxi associations came out and shunned taxi drivers who had given the taxi industry a bad name, promising the public that not all taxi drivers were like that. The National Art Gallery serves as a centre of excellence and trustee of the national art heritage. [43], Frank Swettenham, on becoming the British Resident, began improving the town by cleaning up the streets. The Lake Gardens, a 92-hectare (230-acre) botanical garden, is the first recreational park created in Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur achieved city status on 1 February 1972,[62][63] becoming the first settlement in Malaysia to be granted the status after independence. This institution covers studies in the field of army, navy, and air force.[151]. This is a major source of pollution in the city alongside open burning, emission from motor vehicles and construction work. Get this location Maps and GPS Coordinates. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 56100. It was established to be a major centre for military and defence technology studies. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. 37 Ground Floor, Jalan 1/119, Taman Bukit Hijau (within Taynton View), Cheras 56100, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur 43200 Malaysia +60 3-9130 1940 Website Menu Closed now : See all hours All photos (48) The major tourist destinations in Kuala Lumpur include the Petronas Twin Towers, the Bukit Bintang shopping district, the Kuala Lumpur Tower, Petaling Street (Chinatown), the Merdeka Square, the House of Parliament, the National Palace (Istana Negara), the National Museum, Islamic Arts Museum, Central Market, KL Bird Park, Aquaria KLCC, the National Monument, and religious sites such as the Sultan Abdul Samad Jamek Mosque, Thean Hou Temple and Buddhist Maha Vihara in Brickfield. [148] It was ranked the best university in Malaysia, the 22nd best in Asia, and 3rd in Southeast Asia in QS World University Rankings 2019. [120] Many of the Malays were originally from the other islands of Malay Archipelago i.e. Postcode for Jalan Selangat, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan is 56100. [35] The war and other setbacks, such as a drop in tin prices, led to a slump, furthermore a major outbreak of cholera caused many to flee the town. It is the largest city in Malaysia, covering an area of 243 km2 (94 sq mi) with an estimated population of 1.73 million as of 2016[update]. Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism are practised mainly among the Chinese. Clockwise from top: MRT, ولايه ڤرسكوتوان کوالا لومڤور, Ready to Contribute towards an Excellent City. Postcode for Kampung Cheras Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan is 56100. Trendy nightclubs, bars and lounges, such as Marini's on 57, Skybar at Traders Hotel, the Beach Club, Espanda, the Hakka Republic Wine Bar & Restaurant, Hard Rock Cafe, the Luna Bar, Nuovo, Rum Jungle, No Black Tie, the Thai Club, Zion club, Zouk, and many others are located here. [137] Examples of these buildings are Telekom Tower, Maybank Tower, Dayabumi Complex, and the Islamic Centre. On 18 June 2020, Rapid Bus released new features on real time locations of bus in Google Maps, via collaboration with Google Transit. [51], The area that is defined as Kuala Lumpur expanded considerably in the 20th century. [96][62] By the 2010 census, according to the Department of Statistics and excluding non-citizens, the percentage of the Bumiputera population in Kuala Lumpur had reached around 45.9% (44.7% Malay), with the Chinese population at 43.2% and Indians 10.3%. [23] By 1875, after the Selangor Civil War participated by Pahang Malays had ended, Swettenham noted Malay quarters near the Chinese area in a sketch map he had drawn, and there were said to be 1,000 Chinese and 700 Malays in the town in this period (many of the Malays may have settled in Kuala Lumpur after the war). Ayu Aziz. [52], The development of rubber industry in Selangor fueled by the demand for car tyre in the early 20th century led to a boom of the town, with the population of Kuala Lumpur increasing from 30,000 in 1900 to 80,000 in 1920. [115], Kuala Lumpur's heterogeneous populace includes the country's three major ethnic groups: the Malays, the Chinese and the Indians, although the city also has a mix of different cultures including Eurasians, as well as Kadazans, Ibans and other indigenous races from around Malaysia. Taman Cheras is situated in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA. Ridership capacity will be 2 million passengers per day. [33] The miners formed gangs among themselves;[34] and fights between different gangs were frequent in this period, particularly between factions of Kuala Lumpur and Kanching, mainly to gain control of the best tin mines. Address: 14, Jalan Prima Setapak 3, Taman Setapak, 53000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur [41], Early Kuala Lumpur was a small town that suffered from many social and political problems – the buildings were made of wood and atap (palm frond thatching) that were prone to fire, lack of proper sanitation plagued the town with diseases, and it suffered from a constant threat of flooding. It is a good mix between Asian tradition and culture mixed with western style. [53], During World War II, Kuala Lumpur was captured by the Imperial Japanese Army on 11 January 1942. [155] The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPac) in Sentul West and Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPac) in Damansara Perdana are two of the most established centres for performing arts, notably theatre, plays, music, and film screening in the country. [77][78] Kuala Lumpur typically receives minimum 2,600 mm (100 in) of rain annually; June and July are relatively dry, but even then rainfall typically exceeds 131 millimetres (5.2 in) per month. Light Rapid Transit (LRT) Malaysia is the medium-capacity rail lines in the Klang Valley, Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur at this late night after Sepang, was featured in the music video for the single "Gerimis Mengundang" by Elizabeth Tan. Kuala Lumpur is the cultural, financial and economic centre of Malaysia. Later, on 1 February 1974, Kuala Lumpur became a federal territory. [146], Kuala Lumpur contains 14 tertiary education institutions, 79 high schools, 155 elementary schools and 136 kindergartens.[147]. In 2006, the government announced the Sri Petaling Line and Kelana Jaya line extension projects. Sabah 16, Jln Damai, Luyang Commercial Centre, 88300 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. [27][28] The miners landed at Kuala Lumpur and continued their journey on foot to Ampang where the first mine was opened. 56000 56100. According to the World Tallest 50 Urban Agglomeration 2010 Projection by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Kuala Lumpur was ranked 10th among cities to have most buildings above 100 metres with a combined height of 34,035 metres from its 244 high rise buildings.[141]. Protected by the Titiwangsa Range in the east and Indonesia's Sumatra Island in the west, Kuala Lumpur is safe from strong winds and has a tropical rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af), which is hot, humid and sunny, along with abundant rainfall, especially during the northeast monsoon season from October to March. KL Grand Prix CSI 5*,[166] a five-star international showjumping equestrian event is held annually in the city. The Parliament consists of the Dewan Negara (Upper House / House of Senate) and Dewan Rakyat (Lower House / House of Representatives). The architecture of Kuala Lumpur is a mixture of old colonial influences, Asian traditions, Malay Islamic inspirations, modern, and postmodern architecture mix. [199] Almost 170 RapidKL's bus routes are covered with this real time feature, and were expanded to MRT feeder bus service. [177] Hence, every part of the city is well connected by highways. A few notable local films featured Kuala Lumpur as background location, such as Masam-masam Manis (1965), Keluarga Si Comat (1973), Jiwa Remaja (1976), Abang (1981), Matinya Seorang Patriot (1984), Kembara Seniman Jalanan (1986), Orang Kampung Otak Kimia (1988), Hati Bukan Kristal (1990), Mat Som (1990), Mira Edora (1990), Femina (1993), Maria Mariana (1996), Hanya Kawan (1997), KLU (1999), Soal Hati (2000), KL Menjerit (2002), Laila Isabella (2003), Gangster (2005), Gol & Gincu (2005), Remp-it (2006), Cinta (2006), Anak Halal (2007) Evolusi KL Drift (2008), Adnan Sempit (2010), KL Gangster (2011), Kepong Gangster (2012), Lagenda Budak Setan 2: Katerina (2012) and Kolumpo (2013). Mandarin and Tamil newspapers are also published daily, for example Sin Chew Daily, China Press, Nanyang Siang Pau and Tamil Nesan, Malaysia Nanban, and Makkal Osai. 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