Klang District

The Klang District is a district in Selangor, Malaysia. It is located in the western 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]

Klang District
Daerah Klang
Other transcription(s)
Location of Klang District in Selangor
Klang District
Location of Klang District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°05′N 101°25′E
Country Malaysia
State Selangor
Local area government(s)Klang Municipal Council
Shah Alam City Council
  District officerZainal Nor[1]
  Sultan's RepresentativeAbdul Ghani Pateh Akhir[2]
  Total626.78 km2 (242.00 sq mi)
  Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Calling code+6-03-3, +6-03-51
Vehicle registration platesB

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, Ketam, Tengah, Rusa, Selat Kering and Pintu Gedong Island.[3]

Administrative divisions

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

Kapar (Klang Utara)
Klang (Klang Selatan)


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.[6][7]


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.[8] 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
Other Bumiputeras
Ethnicity 2010
Pop. %
Other Bumiputeras126201.47%
Malaysian total78421291.06%
Historical population
1970 233,524    
1980 279,349+19.6%
1991 406,994+45.7%
2000 643,436+58.1%
2010 842,146+30.9%
2020 1,088,942+29.3%
Data includes parts of Petaling District before 1974.
Source: Department of Statistics Malaysia

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats

Klang District and Land Office

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

ParliamentSeat NameMember of ParliamentParty
P108 Shah AlamAzli YusofPakatan Harapan (Amanah)
P109 KaparHalimah AliPerikatan Nasional (PAS)
P110 KlangGanabatirau VeramanPakatan Harapan (DAP)
P111 Kota RajaMohamad SabuPakatan Harapan (Amanah)

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

ParliamentStateSeat NameState AssemblymanParty
P108 N40Kota AnggerikNajwan HalimiPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P108 N41Batu TigaRodziah IsmailPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P109 N42MeruMohd Fakhrulrazi Mohd MokhtarPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P109 N43SementaDaroyah AlwiPerikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P109 N44Selat KlangAbdul Rashid AsariPerikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P110 N45Bandar Baru KlangTeng Chang KhimPakatan Harapan (DAP)
P110 N46Pelabuhan KlangAzmizam Zaman HuriPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P110 N47PandamaranLeong Tuck CheePakatan Harapan (DAP)
P111 N48SentosaGunarajah a/l R GeorgePakatan Harapan (PKR)
P111 N49Sungai KandisZawawi Ahmad MughniPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P111 N50Kota KemuningGanabatirau a/l VeramanPakatan Harapan (DAP)

See also


  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. "BACKGROUND". luas.gov.my.
  4. "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. "Persempadanan Mukim". Pejabat Daerah / Tanah Klang.
  6. "Peta Mukim Negeri Selangor". Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  7. "Soil Maps of the World - Peninsular Malaysia". Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  8. Katiman Rostam. "Population Change of the Klang-Langat Extended Metropolitan Region, Maalaysia, 1957-2000" (PDF). Akademika. 79 (1): 1–18.
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