Klang District

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Klang District
Malaysia District of Malaysia
Daerah Klang
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawi کلڠ
 • Chinese 巴生县
 • Tamil கிள்ளான்
Location of Klang District in Selangor
Location of Klang District in Selangor
Klang District is located in Malaysia District
Klang District
Klang District
Location of Klang District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°05′N 101°25′E / 3.083°N 101.417°E / 3.083; 101.417Coordinates: 3°05′N 101°25′E / 3.083°N 101.417°E / 3.083; 101.417
Country  Malaysia
State  Selangor
Seat Klang
Local area government(s) Klang Municipal Council
(West)
Shah Alam City Council
(East)
Government
 • District officer Zainal Nor[1]
 • Sultan's Representative Abdul Ghani Pateh Akhir[2]
Area[3]
 • Total 626.78 km2 (242.00 sq mi)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 861,189
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST) Not observed (UTC+8)
Postcode 40xxx-42xxx
Calling code +6-03-3, +6-03-51
Vehicle registration plates B

The Klang District is a district in Selangor, Malaysia. It is located in the eastern part of Selangor. It borders the Kuala Selangor District to the north, Petaling to the east, Kuala Langat district to the south and Malacca Straits to the west. The district was further divided into two mukims which is Klang and Kapar that covers 626.78 square km of land with 53.75 km of coastline.[3]

The district's principal town is Klang City. Other towns in the district include Port Klang , Pandamaran, Kapar and Meru and Bandar Sultan Sulaiman.

The Klang River flows through the Klang district and end near Port Klang and it has many islands such as Klang, Indah, Chet Mat Zin, Crab, Tengah, Rusa, Selat Kering and Pintu Gedong Island.[3]

Administrative divisions

Klang District is divided into 2 mukims, which are Kapar and Klang:[5] Klang District is divided into two mukims, with Kapar denoting areas north of Klang River (Kapar itself is also the name of a town), and Klang covering area south of the river (Klang city itself includes areas both north and south of the river).[6]

History

In addition to its present-day territory, Klang district before 1974 also included the mukims (communes or sub-districts) of Bukit Raja and Damansara, which covered what is today Shah Alam, Subang Jaya, Bandar Sunway and Kelana Jaya. In 1974, after Kuala Lumpur was made a Federal Territory, the subdistricts of Damansara and Bukit Raja joined with Petaling Jaya, Puchong and Sungai Buloh to form the Petaling District.[7] [8]

Demographics

In 1980, the census figures for the 3 main ethnic groups in the Klang District were: Malays 105,195, Chinese 119,186, and Indians 54,159.[9] The following are the 2010 census figures for Klang District, which include the city of Klang, Port Klang and part of Shah Alam.[4]

Ethnic composition of Klang District (2010)
Ethnicities / Nationality Percentage
Malays
43.73%
Other Bumiputeras
1.47%
Chinese
26.18%
Indians
19.2%
Others
0.49%
Non-Malaysians
8.94%
Ethnicity 2010
Population Percentage
Malays 376606 43.73%
Other Bumiputeras 12620 1.47%
Chinese 225425 26.18%
Indians 165382 19.2%
Others 4179 0.49%
Malaysian total 784212 91.06%
Non-Malaysian 76977 8.94%
Total 861189 100.00%

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats

Klang District and Land Office


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

Parliament Seat Name Member of Parliament Party
P108 Shah Alam Khalid Samad Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)
P109 Kapar G. Manivanan Pakatan Harapan (PKR)
P110 Klang Charles Anthony R. Santiago Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P111 Kota Raja Siti Mariah Mahmud Pakatan Harapan (AMANAH)


List of Klang district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly of Selangor

Parliament State Seat Name State Assemblyman Party
P94 N5 Hulu Bernam Rosni Sohar Barisan National (UMNO)
P94 N6 Kuala Kubu Bharu Lee Kee Hiong Pakatan Harapan (DAP)
P94 N7 Batang Kali Mat Nadzari Ahmad Dahlan Barisan National (UMNO)

See also

References

  1. ^ "Portal Rasmi PDT Klang Perutusan Pegawai Daerah Klang". www2.selangor.gov.my. 
  2. ^ "Portal Rasmi PDT Klang Orang Besar Daerah Klang". www2.selangor.gov.my. 
  3. ^ a b c "BACKGROUND". luas.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. ^ "Official Website of the Hulu Selangor District Council". Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Persempadanan Mukim". Pejabat Daerah / Tanah Klang. 
  7. ^ "Peta Mukim Negeri Selangor". Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  8. ^ "Soil Maps of the World - Peninsular Malaysia". Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  9. ^ Katiman Rostam. "Population Change of the Klang-Langat Extended Metropolitan Region, Maalaysia, 1957-2000" (PDF). Akademika. 79 (1): 1–18. 
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