Bandar Baru Bangi

Bandar Baru Bangi (literal translation: Bangi New Town) is a township situated in Hulu Langat District, in southeastern Selangor, Malaysia.

Bandar Baru Bangi circa 2009, as viewed from the Bangi Golf Resort.
Bandar Baru Bangi in Hulu Langat District

It is named after the small town of Bangi situated further south. It is located between Kajang and Putrajaya (formerly Prang Besar) and is about 25 km away from the capital city, Kuala Lumpur. Bandar Baru Bangi is also known as "Bandar Berilmu" or knowledgeable city since 2008 as numerous universities are located here including the National University of Malaysia.

The name of the town usually is abbreviated as "BBB". As of 2016, there are 16 town sections in the town.

Features

Masjid Hasanah
Evo Mall retail and residential complex in Bandar Baru Bangi.
A residential neighborhood in Seksyen 1, Bandar Baru Bangi.
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Sections of Bandar Baru Bangi

Bandar Baru Bangi is also known as a "Knowledge Town" as it is home to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia). Other public universities including Universiti Tenaga Nasional and Universiti Putra Malaysia are also nearby.

It is also famous for its eateries. There are mamak stalls, sea food, Malaysian, Thai, Arabic as well as Japanese restaurants. There are several night markets, supermarkets, malls, and hotels in the town. Bangi Golf resort situated near section 6 is one of the largest golf resorts in Selangor state. The Bangi Town Centre was planned together with a proposed town park for PKNS by Peter Verity the international urbanist and architect, and is now the major commercial centre of the new town of Bangi.

Educational institutions

Private schools:

  • Sekolah Rendah Islam Pintar Tahfiz
  • Institut Pintar Tahfiz Fuqaha (secondary school)
  • SRI Ayesha[1]
  • Seri ABIM
  • Sekolah Islam Sri Al-Amin
  • Sekolah Rendah Islam Tahfiz Ilmuwan
  • Sekolah Rendah Integrasi Islam BangiKu

Primary schools:

  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Bandar Baru Bangi
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan 3 Bandar Baru Bangi
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan 4 Bandar Baru Bangi
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan 6 Bandar Baru Bangi
  • Sekolah Kebangsaan Seksyen 7 Bandar Baru Bangi
  • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Tamil West Country
  • Sekolah Rendah Agama Integrasi Bandar Baru Bangi

Secondary schools:

  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bandar Baru Bangi
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jalan 3 Bandar Baru Bang
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jalan 4 Bandar Baru Bangi
  • Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Jalan Reko
  • SMKA Maahad Hamidiah Kajang

Higher education:

Training centres

  • Bangi Government and Private Training Centre Area

Research centres

  • Malaysian Nuclear Agency[2] (formerly known as Malaysia Institute of Nuclear Technology Research (MINT))
  • Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)

Industry

Notable people

Transportation

Trains

The town is served by  KB07  KTM UKM station under the KTM Seremban Line. The station is located at Persiaran KWSP which is 1 km away from UKM area.

Buses

The town is served by 4 routes from MRT Feeder Bus as well as 2 routes from Smart Selangor.

List of Feeder Buses that serves Bandar Baru Bangi
Route Number Terminus 1 Terminus 2 Serving Area in BBB Operator Began Operation
T451  KG34  MRT Stadium Kajang UKM Bangi UKM Bangi MRT Corp (Operated by Rapid KL) 1 December 2017
T462  KG35  KB06  MRT/KTM Kajang Seksyen 8 Bangi Seksyen 7, 8, 9 MRT Corp (Operated by Rapid KL) 17 July 2017
T463  KG35  KB06  MRT/KTM Kajang Seksyen 4 Bangi Seksyen 4 MRT Corp (Operated by Rapid KL) 1 December 2017
T464 Seksyen 16 Bangi  KG35  KB06  MRT/KTM Kajang Seksyen 1, 15, 16 MRT Corp (Operated by Rapid KL) 1 December 2017
KJ04 Hentian Kajang PKNS Bandar Baru Bangi Seksyen 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 16 Smart Selangor (Operated by Rapid KL) 1 January 2022

References

  1. "SRI Ayesha". Archived from the original on 2008-10-11. Retrieved 2019-06-02.
  2. Malaysia Nuclear Agency

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