Selangor is a located in Peninsular Malaysia along the west coast. It is neighbours with Negeri Sembilan at the south, Pahang and Perak to the East and north respectively. The 4.8 million population state is considered to be one of the richest states in the country due to its natural resources. As the capital of the country Kuala Lumpur is located within the state, it enjoys a lot of spill over developments, making its towns a sub urban residence for the capital.
Selangor the Abode of Sincerity
Known in full as Selangor Darul Ehsan which translated literally to mean Abode of Sincerity, its capital is Shah Alam while the royal seat resides at Klang. Selangor’s other areas like Petaling Jaya and Subang are rapidly developed parts with major business centers and commercial offices locate.
Malaysia’s Second Top Tourism State
Of the many states, Selangor hosts a few of the major attractions in within the country. To begin with, the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) which is the major air hub in the country is located in one of the districts here. Around the same place, one can also locate the Sepang F1 Circuit, home to the Malaysian edition of the Formula One Grand Prix. So far, it has successfully hosted 10 races in that circuit. Another attraction here is Batu Caves, home to the Hindu temple that hosts festivals like Thaipusam yearly, attracting thousands of devotees here yearly. The National Zoo is also located in this state.
Best for Malaysian Food
One could also locate great food in Selangor. Ranging from the ever famous seafood from Klang to the Kajang Satay, there are an abundance in choice to pick from. The country’s most populous state records one of the highest in tourist visits and enjoys one of the best transportation infrastructure in the country that includes the Light Railway Transit and the KTM Komuter.
Major cities around Selangor
Other major cities here include:
- Cyberjaya, the IT hub of Malaysia
- Bangi, a university town
- Kuala Selangor
- Port Klang – one of the busiest ports in the country
- Puchong – a fast and rapidly growing township
- Kuala Kubu Baru
- and Serdang.