Kuala Selangor District

The Kuala Selangor District is a district in Selangor, Malaysia. It has a total landmass of 1,194.52 square kilometres (461 sq mi) separated by Selangor River into two division, Tanjung Karang and Kuala Selangor. The district boundary is shared with Sabak Bernam at the north, Hulu Selangor and Gombak at the west, Petaling at the southwest and Klang at the south.

Kuala Selangor District
Daerah Kuala Selangor
Other transcription(s)
  Jawiکوالا سلاڠور
  Chinese瓜拉雪兰莪县
  Tamilகோலா சிலாங்கூர்
Location of Kuala Selangor District in Selangor
Kuala Selangor District
Location of Kuala Selangor District in Malaysia
Coordinates: 3°24′N 101°20′E
Country Malaysia
State Selangor
Granted
Municipal Status
7 August 2021
SeatKuala Selangor
Local area government(s)Kuala Selangor Municipal Council
Government
  District officerShamsul Shahril Badliza Noor[1]
  Sultan's RepresentativeYaacob Ismail[2]
Area
  Total1,194.52 km2 (461.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[4]
  Total273,728
  Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC+8 (Not observed)
Postcode
45xxx
Calling code+6-03
Vehicle registration platesB

Geography

The geography of Kuala Selangor is characterised by a flat land in Tanjung Karang and Jeram. Bordered in Kapar in South and some hills at Southeast. The district's name was from a town that named when Selangor River meets the sea.

Administrative divisions

Kuala Selangor District is divided into 9 mukims, which are:[3]

  • Api-Api
  • Bestari Jaya
  • Hujong Permatang
  • Hulu Tinggi
  • Ijok
  • Jeram
  • Kuala Selangor
  • Pasangan
  • Tanjung Karang

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1991 123,052    
2000 161,168+31.0%
2010 205,257+27.4%
2020 281,753+37.3%
Source: [5]

Federal Parliament and State Assembly Seats

Kuala Selangor, Selangor Parliament and State Assembly Electoral Districts
  • List of Kuala Selangor district representatives in the Federal Parliament (Dewan Rakyat)
ParliamentSeat NameMember of ParliamentParty
P95 Tanjong KarangZulkafperi HanapiPerikatan Nasional (PPBM)
P96 Kuala SelangorDzulkefly AhmadPakatan Harapan (AMANAH)
P107 Sungai BulohRamanan RamakrishnanPakatan Harapan (PKR)
  • List of Kuala Selangor district representatives in the State Legislative Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri)
ParliamentStateSeat NameState AssemblymanParty
P95 N8Sungai BurongMohd Shamsudin LiasBarisan Nasional (UMNO)
P95 N9PermatangRozana Zainal AbidinPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P96 N10Bukit MelawatiJuwairiya ZulkifliPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P96 N11IjokDr. Idris Bin AhmadPakatan Harapan (PKR)
P96 N12JeramMohd Shaid Bin RosliPEJUANG
P107 N38Paya JarasMohd Khairuddin OthmanPakatan Harapan (PKR)

The Kuala Selangor District Council is seeking for the area to become declared as a municipality.[6]

Transportation

Road construction

Currently there is an expressway named Kuala Lumpur–Kuala Selangor Expressway E25 (LATAR) linked Ijok, Kuala Selangor and Templer Park, Rawang. It is also connected with Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE) to Shah Alam and North–South Expressway Central Link to northern Peninsular Malaysia. Another expressway which is under construction named West Coast Expressway (WCE) in Tanjung Karang only have small amount of them which only provided in the township of Tanjung Karang and some sub-roads in some villages. The town is usually accessed via Klang–Teluk Intan Road FT5 (coastal route), Kuala Selangor–Kepong Road FT54 (to Kuala Lumpur) and Kuala Selangor–Bestari Jaya Road B33 (to Bestari Jaya & Rawang).

Public Transport

There are 6 bus lines by Selangor Omnibus, Wawasan Sutera and rapidKL bus currently serving the Kuala Selangor District which is:

Two free bus services provided by MDKS (Kuala Selangor District Council) are available:

Taxi services and Grab Car also available in the district.

The Local Planning Masterplan for the year 2015 released by MDKS envision the addition of a Light Rail Transit facility (linking Bestari Jaya, Puncak Alam and Shah Alam) in the future.

See also

References

  1. "Portal Rasmi PDT Kuala Selangor Senarai Pegawai PDTKS". www2.selangor.gov.my.
  2. "Portal Rasmi PDT Kuala Selangor Orang Besar Daerah". www2.selangor.gov.my.
  3. "JPS Komuniti Kuala Selangor" (PDF).
  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. "Key Findings Population and Housing Census of Malaysia, 2020" (in Malay and English). Department of Statistics, Malaysia.
  6. Ch'ng, Brenda (6 August 2020). "Documentation issues delay Kuala Selangor's elevation to municipality". The Star. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
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