Kuala Langat District

The Kuala Langat District is a district of Selangor, Malaysia. It is situated in the southwestern part of Selangor. It covers an area of 858 square kilometres, and had a population of 307,787 at the 2020 Census (exclude foreign).[4] It is bordered by the districts of Klang and Petaling to the north and Sepang to the east. The Strait of Malacca forms its western border.

Kuala Langat District
Daerah Kuala Langat
Other transcription(s)
  Jawiكوالا لاڠت
  Tamilகுவாலா லாஙாட்
Location of Kuala Langat District in Selangor
Kuala Langat District
Location of Kuala Langat District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 2°50′N 101°30′E
Country Malaysia
State Selangor
SeatTeluk Datok
Largest townBanting
Local area government(s)Kuala Langat Municipal Council
  District officerRosli Othman[1]
  Sultan's RepresentativeMohamed Al Haj Harun[2]
  Total858 km2 (331 sq mi)
  Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
425xx-428xx, 471xx
Calling code+6-03-31, +6-03-51, +6-03-5614, +6-03-80
Vehicle registration platesB
Kuala Langat District and Land Office

Among the major towns in Kuala Langat are Banting, Jugra, Teluk Datok, Morib and an island Carey Island.

Administrative divisions

Kuala Langat District is divided into 7 mukims, which are:[5]

  • Bandar
  • Batu
  • Jugra
  • Kelanang
  • Morib
  • Tanjung 12
  • Teluk Panglima Garang


Historical population
1991 130,090    
2000 192,176+47.7%
2010 220,214+14.6%
2020 307,787+39.8%
Source: [6]

Land use

Kuala Langat is predominantly an agricultural district, with the main crop being oil-palm. In addition, Kuala Langat has several forest reserves, including the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve and the Kuala Langat South Forest Reserve, both of which are important for the conservation of flora and fauna.[7]

Tourist attractions

Kuala Langat is famous for its agricultural produce, industries that recycle scrap metal, home stay programmes for tourists and for its National Space Centre in Kanchong Darat. Local farmers transform scrap metal from cars, electronics and other household appliances into large 12 meter transformers.[8]

  • Malaysia Paragliding Flight Park
  • Sentoria Morib Resort City
  • Amverton Cove Golf & Island Resort


Putrajaya and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), linked by new highways, have become the catalyst for Kuala Langat’s development. Road networks and infrastructure in the district are good, making it viable for manufacturers to transport their finished goods on freight trucks to Kuala Lumpur, KLIA and Port Klang.

Bandar Saujana Putra, located in the far-north of the district, was established in 2003 by LBS Bina Berhad and is located near Putra Heights, UEP Subang Jaya (USJ) and Puchong, as well as Cyberjaya, Putrajaya, and Teluk Panglima Garang.[9]

The Teluk Panglima Garang Free Trade Zone, industries manufacturing electronic components and car parts have created many job opportunities for locals.

Morib is being moulded into an education hub and that plans were afoot to set up a few educational institutions in Jugra. Currently, there is the Kuala Langat Community College and Industrial Training Institute. Other institutions being built are a matriculation college, a polytechnic and a MARA skills training institute.

Kota Kemuning is a township located in the constituency of Kota Raja developed by Hicom-Gamuda Development Sdn Bhd in 1994 and is renowned as one of the Klang Valley’s finest residences with its healthy and harmonious living environment.

Bandar Rimbayu dubbed as "The Township Nature Perfected" is a 1,879-acre premier township situated adjacent to Kota Kemuning is a development that consists of a mixed development of residential, commercial, recreational and parkland components. The township is spread over 4 precincts: Flora, Fauna, Bayu and Commercial Hub. Surrounded by 4 major highways to Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Subang, Petaling Jaya, Damansara, Puchong, Shah Alam and Klang Valley gives the township excellent connectivity.

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats

Kuala Langat, Selangor Parliament and State Assembly Electoral Districts

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

ParliamentSeat NameMember of ParliamentParty
P112 Kuala LangatAhmad Yunus HairiPerikatan Nasional (PAS)
P113 SepangAiman Athirah SabuPakatan Harapan (AMANAH)

List of Kuala Langat district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri)

ParliamentStateSeat NameState AssemblymanParty
P112 N51SijangkangAhmad Yunus HairiPerikatan Nasional (PAS)
P112 N52BantingLau Weng SanPakatan Harapan (DAP)
P112 N53MoribHasnul BaharuddinPakatan Harapan (AMANAH)
P113 N54Tanjong SepatBorhan bin Ahmad ShahPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P113 N55DengkilAdhif Syan bin AbdullahPerikatan Nasional (BERSATU)

See also


  1. "Portal Rasmi PDT Kuala Langat Perutusan Pegawai Daerah Kuala Langat". www2.selangor.gov.my. 2016-06-06. Archived from the original on 2016-09-23.
  2. "Portal Rasmi PDT Kuala Langat Orang Besar Daerah". www2.selangor.gov.my. 2017-01-23. Archived from the original on 2017-02-04.
  3. "Portal Rasmi PDT Kuala Langat Profil Kuala Langat". www2.selangor.gov.my. 2016-08-30. Archived from the original on 2020-10-25.
  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. "JPS DAERAH KUALA LANGAT" (PDF). apps.water.gov.my. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-08-18. Retrieved 2020-12-25.
  6. "Key Findings Population and Housing Census of Malaysia, 2020" (in Malay and English). Department of Statistics, Malaysia.
  7. "Preserve Kuala Langat North Forest reserve, minister tells Selangor". Free Malaysia Today. October 1, 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-10-09.
  8. "Man transforms scrap metal into 12-metre Transformer". gbtimes.com. Nov 17, 2015. Archived from the original on 2018-02-11.
  9. "Kelana Jaya and Ampang LRT extension services to begin June 30". www.thesundaily.my.
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