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A hotel in Selangor is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Selangor hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Selangor are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Selangor hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Selangor hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Selangor have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Selangor
An upscale full service hotel facility in Selangor that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Selangor hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

Full service hotels in Selangor
Full service Selangor hotels often contain upscale full-service facilities with a large volume of full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and a variety of on-site amenities such as swimming pools, a health club, children's activities, ballrooms, on-site conference facilities, etc.

Historic inns and boutique hotels in Selangor
Boutique hotels of Selangor are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Selangor boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Selangor may be classified as luxury hotels.

Focused or select service hotels in Selangor
Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Selangor travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Selangor focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

Economy and limited service hotels in Selangor
Small to medium-sized Selangor hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded Selangor traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service Selangor hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in Selangor
A bed and breakfast in Selangor is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Selangor bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Selangor B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Selangor
Selangor hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Selangor hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Selangor
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Selangor hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Selangor lack an on-site restaurant.

Timeshare and destination clubs in Selangor
Selangor timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in Selangor often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of Selangor on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

Motels in Selangor
A Selangor motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of Selangor for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of Selangor motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

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Selangor
State
Selangor Darul Ehsan
سلاڠور دار الإحسان ‎
Other transcription(s)
• Malay Selangor
• Jawi سلاڠور‎
• Chinese 雪兰莪
• Tamil சிலாங்கூர்
Flag of Selangor
Flag
Coat of arms of Selangor
Coat of arms

Motto: Kejujuran Dan Ketekunan

(Honesty and Diligence)
Anthem: Duli Yang Maha Mulia
   Selangor in    Malaysia
Selangor in Malaysia
Coordinates:  / 3.333; 101.500  / 3.333; 101.500
Capital Shah Alam
Royal capital Klang
Government
• Sultan Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah
• Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali
Area
• Total 8,104 km (3,129 sq mi)
Population (2015)
• Total 5,874,100
• Density 720/km (1,900/sq mi)
• Demonym Selangorean / Selangorian
Human Development Index
• HDI (2010) 0.810 (very high) (1st)
Postal code 40xxx to 48xxx, 63xxx, 640xx, 68xxx
Calling code 03
ISO 3166 code MY-10
Vehicle registration B
Federated into FMS 1895
Japanese occupation 1942
Accession into the Federation of Malaya 1948
Independence as part of the Federation of Malaya 31 August 1957
Website www.selangor.gov.my
www.selangorku.com

Selangor /səˈlæŋə/ also known by its Arabic honorific, Darul Ehsan, or "Abode of Sincerity" is one of the 13 states of Malaysia. It is on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia and is bordered by Perak to the north, Pahang to the east, Negeri Sembilan to the south and the Strait of Malacca to the west. It surrounds the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, both of which were previously part of Selangor.

The state capital is Shah Alam, while Klang serves as the royal capital. Another major city is Petaling Jaya, which was awarded city status in 2006. Selangor is one of only two Malaysian states with more than one city; the other is Sarawak.

The state of Selangor has the largest economy in Malaysia in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) with RM 239.968 billion (roughly USD 55.5 billion) in 2015, making up 22.6% of the total GDP of Malaysia. This state is also the most developed in Malaysia with good infrastructure such as highways and transport. The state also has the largest population in Malaysia, with a high standard of living and the state's poverty rate is the lowest in the country.

Selangor: Etymology

The origin of the name Selangor is lost in history, although some sources claim the name to have come from the Malay word selangau, 'a large fly', most probably due to the abundance of flies in the marshes along the Selangor River in the state's northwest.

A more plausible theory claims the state's name is derived from the term Selang Ur meaning "land of the straits" (according to this theory, selang means "straits" in the Malay language and ur means "town" in Tamil.) Aur (which sounds similar to ur) also means river in Malay. Hence, Selangor may mean 'river straits'. A major problem with this hypothesis is that the word "selang" does not in fact mean "strait" in Malay, not even in obsolete usage according to the Kamus Dewan; the proper word for "strait" is selat.

Another possible origin of the name is from combination of the words Sela and Ngor (sela means 'a gap' and ngor means 'bamboo'). It may be possible that the banks of the Selangor River was full of bamboo groves in the distant past. However bamboo do not grow well in the marshy soil of the lower reaches of the river. It is also possible that the word Selangor is an Orang Asli term as some rivers have Orang Asli names, e.g. Damansara river.

Available written records such as the Malay Annals refers to Selangor as Samarlingga during the rule of Seri Paduka Maharaja in Singapore(1301–1400) whereas some Chinese maps from the Ming Dynasty used by the Admiral Zheng He during his voyages of expedition between 1405 and 1433 refers to the Klang River and Selangor Darat (or inland Selangor).

Selangor: History

The Kota Darul Ehsan arch over the Federal Highway, which was built to commemorate the cession of Kuala Lumpur by Selangor to the federal government to form a Federal Territory.

In the 15th century, Selangor was ruled by the Sultanate of Malacca. After the fall of Malacca to the Portuguese in 1511, the area became hotly disputed between the Portuguese, Johor, Aceh and Siam. When the Dutch displaced the Portuguese from Malacca in 1641, they brought in Muslim Bugis mercenaries from Sulawesi. They established the present hereditary sultanate in 1740. In many districts, Bugis settlers displaced the Minangkabau settlers from Sumatra, who had established themselves in Selangor some 100 years previously.

In the 19th century, the economy boomed due to the exploitation of huge tin reserves. In 1854, the Sultan of Selangor granted Raja Abdullah the control of Klang, passing over Raja Mahdi, the son of the chief who previously ruled Klang. This would eventually led to the Selangor Civil War of 1867 to 1874, which was essentially a struggle for control of the revenues from tin. Tin Mining also attracted a large influx of Chinese migrant labourers. Chinese secret clan societies, allied with Selangor chiefs, fought for control of the tin mines. The conflicts between Malay as well as Chinese factions in Perak and Selangor, as well as concerns over piracy that ravaged coastal trade, drew increasing British involvement in the affairs of the Malay states. In 1874, Sultan Adbul Samad of Selangor accepted a British Resident in a system allowed the British to govern while the Sultan remained the apparent ruler. Under the stability imposed by the British, Selangor again prospered. In 1896, largely through the co-ordination of the Resident, Frank Swettenham, Selangor united with Negeri Sembilan, Perak and Pahang to form the Federated Malay States, with its capital in Kuala Lumpur.

The Federated Malay States evolved into the Federation of Malaya in 1948, which became independent in 1957, and Malaysia in 1963. The city of Kuala Lumpur functioned as both the national capital of Malaysia and the state capital of Selangor. In 1974, Selangor relinquished Kuala Lumpur to the federal government. The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Salahuddin, reportedly shed tears of sadness upon signing away Selangor's sovereignty over its beloved capital. To commemorate Selangor's sacrifice, the Sultan decreed that an archway be built on the borders of the new Federal Territory and Selangor; this archway is the Kota Darul Ehsan that now towers majestically over a section of the Federal Highway between Bangsar and Petaling Jaya. The state capital was moved to Shah Alam after the cession.

Putrajaya, a new city designed to be the new administrative capital of Malaysia, was built by the federal government in Selangor. Sultan Salahuddin was asked again to cede land to the federal government. Putrajaya became a federal territory in 2001.

Selangor: Population and demographics

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque or Blue Mosque in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

Selangor is Malaysia's most populous state with the nation's biggest conurbation, the Klang Valley. Selangor's geographical position in the centre of Peninsular Malaysia contributed to the state's rapid development as Malaysia's transportation and industrial hub. This created jobs and attracted migrants from other states as well as overseas, especially from Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and China. In recent decades, the influx of illegal immigrants, particularly from Indonesia, has further contributed to Selangor's population.

Selangor has the largest population in Malaysia, and has shown considerable increase in recent decades due in large part to the development of the Klang Valley. The population was 1,426,250 in 1980, and by 2000 it had more than doubled to 3,941,316, and further increased to 5,411,324 in 2010. As of 2015, its population is 5,874,100.

Selangor: Ethnic groups

Ethnic Group Population
2010 2015
Malay 2,814,597 51.34% 3,069,100 52.24%
Other Bumiputras 62,657 1.14% 77,500 1.32%
Bumiputra total 2,877,254 52.48% 3,146,600 53.57%
Chinese 1,441,774 28.6% 1,499,400 25.52%
Indian 679,130 13.5% 712,000 12.12%
Others 42,163 0.8% 41,400 0.70%
Malaysian total 5,040,321 98,03% 5,399,400 91.92%
Non-Malaysian 421,820 1.87% 474,700 8.08%
Total 5,482,141 100.00% 5,874,100 100.00%

The traditional culture of Selangor's Malay majority is influenced by those of Bugis, Minangkabau, Mandailing and Javanese, Banjarese, Rawanese and Bengkulu ancestry, most of whom are Muslims. Javanese ancestry were dominant in west coast district such as Sabak Bernam, Kuala Selangor, Klang, Kuala Langat and Sepang. Selangor's population also has ethnic Chinese and Indian influences; those two groups have the larger minority populations. The 3,000 Mah Meri people, part of the Orang Asli or the indigenous peoples of the Peninsula can be found in Carey Island and still maintain their culture and language while adapting the modern way of life. With its advanced state of development, Selangor has more international ties through trade, business and education than other rural states..

Selangor: Religion

Religion in Selangor - 2010
religion percent
Muslims
57.9%
Buddhism
24.4%
Hinduism
11.6%
Christianity
3.8%
Chinese Ethnic Religion
0.5%
No religion
0.4%
Other
1.4%
Batu Caves, one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India, and is dedicated to Lord Murugan.

As of 2010 Census the population of Selangor is 57.9% Muslim, 24.4% Buddhist, 11.6% Hindu, 3.8% Christian, 0.5% Taoist or Chinese religion adherent, 0.4% follower of other religions, 1% of unknown affiliations and 0.4% non-religious.

Selangor: Population by town and cities

The ten most populated cities in Selangor as of 2016 are:

Rank City Population 2016
1 Klang 1,089,099
2 Ampang Jaya 788,145
3 Subang Jaya 767,899
4 Shah Alam 680,211
5 Petaling Jaya 644,291
6 Cheras 633,002
7 Kajang 480,277
8 Selayang Baru 265,297
9 Rawang 158,904
10 Taman Greenwood 162,084

Selangor: Politics

The state is a hereditary constitutional monarchy, of which the reigning Sultan (since 2001) is Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah. Since 23 September 2014, the Menteri Besar (chief executive of the state government) is YAB Mohamed Azmin Ali, of the People's Justice Party (PKR) portion of Pakatan Rakyat.

Selangor: Constitution

The Constitution of the State of Selangor came into force on 26 February, 1959. The constitution is separated into two parts. Under the 1959 constitution, Selangor is a constitutional monarchy.

Selangor: Selangor Sultanate

The palace of the Sultan of Selangor in Klang.

The Sultan of Selangor is the constitutional Ruler of Selangor. The role, powers and duties of the Sultan are set forth in the constitution of 1959. The constitution proclaims that the office of Sultan is vested with the executive power of the state, is the head of the religion of Islam in the state and the "fountain of honours and dignities" in the state.

This position is hereditary and can only be held by a member of Selangor's royal family. The current ruler is His Royal Highness Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, who has held this position since 2001.

Selangor: State Executive Council

The State Executive Council, which along with the Sultan is Selangor's executive branch of government, was established by the constitution of 1959. It is composed of the Menteri Besar, who is its chairman and Selangor's head of government, and ten other members. The Menteri Besar and other members of the council are appointed by the Sultan of Selangor from members of the State Assembly. The current Menteri Besar is Yang AmatBerhormat Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.

Selangor: State Assembly

The state also has a legislative branch, called the Selangor State Assembly. It is similar to the Parliament but is limited to making laws relating to the state. Its members are elected in elections which are usually held simultaneously with federal elections. The term of each state assembly member is limited to five years. The state assembly must be dissolved before or once it expires its term for a fresh election to elect its members.

Selangor: Administration

Administrative districts of Selangor.

Selangor: List of districts

Rank Districts Seat Population 2010
1 Gombak Bandar Baru Selayang 682,996
2 Hulu Langat Bandar Baru Bangi 1,141,880
3 Hulu Selangor Kuala Kubu Bharu 205,049
4 Klang Klang 848,149
5 Kuala Langat Teluk Datok 222,261
6 Kuala Selangor Kuala Selangor 210,406
7 Petaling Subang Jaya 1,782,375
8 Sabak Bernam Sungai Besar 106,158
9 Sepang Salak Tinggi 212,050

Selangor: List of local authorities

There are 12 local authorities in Selangor, namely:

  1. Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ)
  2. Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA)
  3. Majlis Daerah Hulu Selangor (MDHS)
  4. Majlis Daerah Kuala Langat (MDKL)
  5. Majlis Daerah Kuala Selangor (MDKS)
  6. Majlis Daerah Sabak Bernam (MDSB)
  7. Majlis Perbandaran Ampang Jaya (MPAJ)
  8. Majlis Perbandaran Kajang (MPKJ)
  9. Majlis Perbandaran Klang (MPK)
  10. Majlis Perbandaran Selayang (MPS)
  11. Majlis Perbandaran Sepang (MPSepang)
  12. Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya (MPSJ)

Selangor: Economy

Northport Malaysia Wharf in Port Klang.

The economy of Selangor is constituted by a progressive market economy. The core sectors of Selangor's economy are commerce and agriculture.

Selangor is the richest state in the country in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) per capita (PPP). On 27 August 2005, Selangor was officially declared the first developed state in Malaysia by the then state government. Selangor has a recorded highest Human Development Index among the states in Malaysia.

Selangor: Commerce and industry

Commerce, industry and services are a major contributor to the economy of Selangor, as it accounted for over 58% of the state's GDP. It has several industrial sites that produce electronic goods, chemicals and automotive vehicles, such as Proton and Perodua cars. Imported vehicles are also assembled in the state, such as Toyota, Nissan, Volkswagen, BMW Motors, Peugeot, Porsche, Volvo and many more.

Many international factories that are represented in the country have set up their bases here. Among the industrial cities in Selangor are Subang Jaya, Shah Alam, Klang, Kajang, Rawang, Selayang, Ampang Jaya and Petaling Jaya. Port Klang plays a key factor in the industrial development of Selangor as it is the busiest port in Malaysia. Selangor attracts foreign investors as well.

The services sector is the second largest contributor to GDP of 38% of the state.

Selangor: Agriculture

Alongside industries, agriculture is a thriving sector of Selangor's economy. Agriculture contributed to 3.1% of the state's GDP. Selangor is a significant state involved in the cultivation and growth of star fruits, papayas and bananas. While the state is not a major producer of rice, the paddy fields in Kuala Selangor and Sabak Bernam contribute to the development of the district. Other agricultural activities that are conducted in Selangor include the establishment of palm oil and rubber plantation sites.

Selangor: Tourism

Sepang International Circuit in Sepang
1 Utama Shopping Centre in Petaling Jaya is the largest shopping mall in Malaysia

Famous tourist attractions in Selangor include the I-City in Shah Alam, a retail and commercial hub with millions of LED lights and a snowalk indoor park; the National Zoo of Malaysia (Zoo Negara) in Ampang Jaya, the largest zoo in Malaysia with more than 4,000 animals; Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, the venue for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, the A1 Grand Prix and the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix; the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, one of the most stunning architectures in the country, and Sunway Lagoon in Bandar Sunway, Malaysia's top theme park. Other theme parks in Selangor include The Mines Wonderland in Sri Kembangan and Wet World Water Park in Shah Alam.

Other attractions in Selangor include Batu Caves in Selayang, Shah Alam's Blue Mosque, Shah Alam Gallery, High 5 Bread Town and Selangor State Library in Shah Alam, the Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery, Alam Shah Palace, GM Klang Wholesale City and Crab Island (Pulau Ketam) off Port Klang. The most popular beaches in Selangor are located at Bagan Lalang, Sepang Gold Coast, Batu Laut Beach and Morib Beach. There are also a number of pristine nature sites such as the Firefly Sanctuary, Kuala Selangor Nature Park in Kuala Selangor; Malaysia Agriculture Park Bukit Cerakah in Shah Alam; Commonwealth Forest Park and Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) in Selayang; Ampang Recreational Forest and Kanching Recreational Forest in Ampang Jaya.

The larger towns and cities in Selangor consist of various shopping malls that are frequented by tourists and locals, such as 1 Utama in Bandar Utama; The Curve, e@Curve (formerly known as Cineleisure Damansara), Ikano Power Centre and IKEA in Mutiara Damansara; Tropicana City Mall in Damansara Utama; Paradigm Mall in Kelana Jaya; Sunway Pyramid in Bandar Sunway; Mines Wonderland in Seri Kembangan; Subang Parade, Empire Subang and Summit USJ in Subang Jaya; IOI Mall in Puchong; ÆON Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre and Bukit Raja Shopping Centre in Klang; Setia City Mall, Plaza Alam Sentral and SACC Mall in Shah Alam.

Selangor is also well known to be a haven to massage and spa lovers. Since 2009 there has been a spike in the increase of business operating as traditional massage and reflexology parlors. While most of the businesses are genuine there are some brothels masquerading as massage parlors or spas. The Royal Malaysian Police frequently raid such establishments when they receive tip-offs from the public. Recently OPS NODA was launched by the Malaysian police to curb the growth of prostitution in Selangor. Despite effort by the Malaysian Police prostitution is on the rise in Selangor and continues to attract clientele as far away as Singapore.

Selangor: Transportation

Panoramic view of Main Terminal Building and Contact Pier in KLIA Sepang
The cable-stayed bridge of Damansara–Puchong Expressway

Selangor is linked to the rest of Malaysia by comprehensive air, road and rail connections. Public transportation is represented in Selangor, although it is underutilised. Most of the major highways that run through the West Coast of the peninsula, including the North–South Expressway, serve Selangor as well. The high speed roadways, or expressways are tolled roadways, and motorists using these expressways have an option of paying by cash, or by stored value cards such as Touch 'n Go and SmartTAG.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), the country's primary airport, is located in Sepang District. KLIA consists of KLIA Main Terminal Building, Satellite terminal A and klia2. Selangor also has a domestic airport Subang Airport which is the premier hub for corporate and private aviation in Southeast Asia.

Port Klang, which is the busiest gateway into Malaysia by sea, is located at the western tip of Selangor.

The KTM Komuter railway network services many outlying districts and nearby towns and cities such as Kajang, Port Klang, Shah Alam, Subang Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Rawang, etc. It is also linked to other rail transit services at the KL Sentral Station, a modern transportation hub in the city centre. Selangor is accessible by the Rapid KL Light Rail Transit network, which comprises the Ampang Line and the Kelana Jaya Line.

Selangor: Extensions to the LRT network

On 29 August 2006, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Mohd Najib Abdul Razak announced that the western end of the Kelana Jaya Line would be extended to the suburbs of Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya, UEP Subang Jaya (USJ) and Putra Heights. The extension will be part of a RM7 billion plan to expand Kuala Lumpur's public transport network.

The expansion plan will also see the Ampang Line extended to the suburb of Puchong and the south-west of Kuala Lumpur. The plan also involved the construction of an entirely new line, tentatively called the Kota Damansara-Cheras Line, running from Sungai Buloh in the northwestern flank of the city, to Kajang.

In September 2009, Syarikat Prasarana Negara began a public viewing for the details of the alignment for the Ampang Line and Kelana Jaya Line at various locations. The public are able to provide feedback based on the route during the 3 months display period. The extension will see the Kelana Jaya Line and Ampang Line adding 13 new stations and 17.7 km of new track to its network. The new terminus will be at Putra Heights where the line will meet the Kelana Jaya Line and Ampang Line to provide a suburban interchange. Construction began in mid 2013 and was fully operational by July 2016.

Selangor: Education

Selangor has several tertiary education institutions. Most of these education institutions are concentrated in major towns and cities in Selangor. There are many institutions of higher learning based in the state, thus making the Selangor state the largest higher education sector in Malaysia. Selangor is the state that has the most universities, which is more than 20 public and private universities are based in this state. The list below represents public and private university based in Selangor state:

An aerial view of Multimedia University's Cyberjaya campus. Multimedia University is Malaysia's first private university.
The main building of the University of Nottingham's Malaysian Campus in Semenyih.
Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Cyberjaya

Selangor: Public universities

Name Acronym Foundation Location
International Islamic University of Malaysia IIUM 1983 Gombak
Universiti Teknologi MARA UiTM 1999 Shah Alam
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia UKM 1970 Bangi
Universiti Putra Malaysia UPM 1971 Serdang

Selangor: Private universities and university colleges

Name Acronym Foundation Location
Al-Madinah International University MEDIU 2006 Shah Alam
Binary University of Management and Entrepreneurship BUCME 1984 Puchong
City University College of Science and Technology CITY UC 1984 Petaling Jaya
Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences CUCMS 2005 Cyberjaya
University of Selangor UNISEL 1999 Bestari Jaya & Shah Alam
INTI International College Subang INTI 1998 Subang Jaya
International University College Of Technology Twintech TWINTECH 1994 Bangi
KDU University College KDU 1983 Damansara Utama
Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur IUKL 1997 Kajang
Limkokwing University of Creative Technology LUCT 1992 Cyberjaya
German-Malaysian Institute GMi 1991 Bangi
Malaysia University of Science and Technology MUST 2000 Petaling Jaya
Management and Science University MSU 2002 Shah Alam
UCSI University UCSI 1986 Cheras
Asia Metropolitan University MASTERSKILL 1997 Cheras
Multimedia University MMU 1994 Cyberjaya
SEGi University SEGi 1977 Kota Damansara & Subang Jaya
International Islamic University College Selangor KUIS 1995 Bangi
Sunway University SYUC 1987 Subang Jaya
Taylor's University TAYLOR 1969 Subang Jaya
University of Tenaga Nasional UNITEN 1976 Kajang
Tun Abdul Razak University UNIRAZAK 1998 Petaling Jaya
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR 2002 Sungai Long

Selangor: International universities campus in Selangor

Name Acronym Foundation Location From
Monash University Malaysia Monash 1998 Subang Jaya Australia
University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus UNMC 2000 Semenyih United Kingdom
Xiamen University Malaysia Campus XMUMC 2015 Salak Tinggi China

Selangor: Shopping Malls

There are various shopping malls scattered across Selangor:

  • 1 Utama
  • Sunway Pyramid
  • The Curve
  • IKEA Damansara
  • Bangi Getaway
  • AEON Bukit Raja
  • AEON Bukit Tinggi
  • AEON Rawang Anggun
  • AEON Shah Alam
  • AEON Cheras Selatan Shopping Centre
  • The Mines
  • IPC Shopping Centre
  • IOI Mall Puchong
  • CITTA Mall
  • Tropicana Mall
  • Paradigm Mall
  • The Strand
  • Subang Parade
  • Empire Subang
  • Empire Damansara
  • Setia City Mall
  • The Summit USJ
  • Melawati Mall

Selangor: Hospitals

There are public hospitals and private hospitals in Selangor:

Public Hospitals

  • Kajang Hospital
  • Serdang Hospital
  • Sungai Buloh Hospital
  • Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital, Klang
  • Selayang Hospital
  • Ampang Hospital
  • Banting Hospital
  • Hospital Tengku Ampuan Jemaah, Sabak Bernam
  • Tanjung Karang Hospital
  • Kuala Kubu Baharu Hospital
  • Shah Alam Hospital

Private Hospitals

  • Alpha Specialist Centre
  • Assunta Hospital
  • Subang Jaya Medical Centre
  • Beacon International Specialist Centre
  • BP Specialist Centre
  • Columbia Asia Hospital
  • DEMC Specialist Hospital Shah Alam
  • Golden Horses Health Sanctuary
  • KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital
  • KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital
  • KPJ Kajang Specialist Hospital
  • KPJ Klang Specialist Hospital
  • KPJ Selangor Specialist Hospital
  • Lifecare Diagnostic Medical Centre
  • Pantai Hospital Klang
  • Sime Darby Medical Centre Subang Jaya
  • Sime Darby Medical Centre Ara Damansara
  • Sri Kota Specialist Medical Centre Klang
  • Sunway Medical Centre
  • Tropicana Medical Centre Kota Damansara
  • Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospita
  • Vista Eye Specialist

Selangor: Cuisine

The traditional Malay cuisine in Selangor has received influences from Johor, Bugis, Jawa and Minangkabau.

Rojak Klang and Lontong Klang are famous cuisines in Klang and Shah Alam. Other famous dishes include Mee Rebus, Satay Kajang, Nasi Ambeng, Laksa Selangor, Soto (Soto Nasi Himpit and Mee Soto), Sambal Tahun, Bakso, Ketam Darul Ehsan, Ikan Masak Asam Pedas, Ayam Masak Kicap and Sayur Masak Rebung.

Selangor: Media

Selangor: Television

Media Prima

Television in Selangor consists of seven free-to-air stations, one satellite television network and two internet television services. Three of the seven free-to-air stations are managed by Radio Televisyen Malaysia, a federal government-owned media company headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, while the four commercial stations are owned by Media Prima, an integrated media company headquartered in Bandar Utama, Selangor. The satellite television service is owned by Astro All Asia Networks and it is available nationwide. One of the Internet television services is owned by the state government of Selangor.

Free-to-air
  • Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM)
    • TV1
    • TV2
    • TVi
    • TV Alhijrah
  • Media Prima
    • TV3
    • ntv7
    • 8TV
    • TV9
Cable television
  • ABNXcess
Satellite television
  • Astro (All Astro Plc)
Internet television
  • TVSelangor
  • ANN (Alternative News Network)

Selangor: Radio

Radio stations in Selangor are available in the FM and SW frequencies and transmitted from Gunung Ulu Kali, Selangor and Kajang, Selangor.

Commercial radio stations available in Selangor include Era (103.3), Sinar FM (96.7), Melody FM (103.0), Hot FM (97.6), Suria FM (105.3), Best104 (104.1), Hitz.fm (92.9), Mix FM (94.5), Lite FM (105.7), Red FM (104.9), Fly FM (95.8), BFM (89.9), Capital FM (88.9), 988 (98.8), My FM (101.8), One FM (88.1), UFM 101.3, and THR (99.3). Commercial radio stations are operated by a few media companies such as AMP Radio Networks Sdn.Bhd, Star RFM Sdn.Bhd, Media Prima Berhad, Suara Johor Sdn.Bhd and BFM Media.

Local community radio stations include UFM (93.6) operated by Universiti Teknologi MARA (only available in Shah Alam, Klang and Petaling Jaya), and Putra FM (90.7) operated by Universiti Putra Malaysia (only available in Serdang and Seri Kembangan) which targets the university students.

The nine Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) radio networks available are Klasik Nasional (98.3 FM, 5.965 kHz SW), Muzik FM (95.3), Ai FM (106.7), Traxx FM (100.1 FM, 7.295 kHz SW), Minnal FM (96.3), Asyik FM (102.5 FM, 6.050 kHz SW), Selangor FM (100.9), KLFM (97.2) and Pahang FM (107.5). There are three specialised radio stations as well, namely IKIM.fm (91.5) operated by IKIM, Salam FM (102.5) operated by JAKIM, and Radio24 (93.9) operated by BERNAMA. The regions of Selangor that border other states can also receive two other Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) radio stations; Perak FM (89.6 MHz/95.6 MHz; Selangor-Perak border) and Negeri FM (92.6 MHz; Selangor-Negeri Sembilan border).

Selangor: Newspapers

Mainstream newspapers in Selangor are:

  • Berita Harian (in Bahasa Malaysia)
  • Utusan Malaysia (in Bahasa Malaysia)
  • Kosmo! (in Bahasa Malaysia)
  • Harian Metro (in Bahasa Malaysia)
  • Sinar Harian (in Bahasa Malaysia)
  • Selangor Kini (in Bahasa Malaysia)
  • New Straits Times (in English)
  • The Star (in English)
  • The Malay Mail (in English)
  • The Sun (in English)
  • Nanyang Siang Pau (in Mandarin)
  • Sin Chew Jit Poh (in Mandarin)
  • China Press (in Mandarin)
  • Malaysia Nanban (in Tamil)
  • Tamil Nesan (in Tamil)
  • Makkal Osai (in Tamil)
  • Harakah (in Bahasa Malaysia and English). This newspaper is owned by the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, one of the major party in the Pakatan Rakyat ruling coalition in Selangor.
  • Suara Keadilan. This newspaper is owned by People's Justice Party, another major party in the Pakatan Rakyat ruling coalition.

Selangor: See also

  • Selangor Sign Language

Selangor: References

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  4. "GDP By State - National Accounts - 2010-2015". Department of Statistics, Malaysia. Department of Statistics, Malaysia. 30 September 2016. p. 10. Retrieved 3 May 2017. -- Select "Publication GDP by State 2010-2015.pdf" to download and view data
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