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Travel Guide Asia Malaysia Selangor



Selangor is a state in the central region of Peninsular Malaysia. The state surrounds the nation's capital, Kuala Lumpur. In fact, Kuala Lumpur was formerly also the state capital of Selangor until 1978, four years after the area was ceded to the Federal government. Shah Alam has since been declared the new state capital.




  • Shah Alam - the state capital.
  • Klang is a port city, also a Royal town for the state of Selangor.
  • Kajang - the Satay town of Malaysia
  • Petaling Jaya - satellite city west of Kuala Lumpur



Sights and Activities

  • Batu Caves
  • Witness one of the nature wonders at the firefly colonies in Kuala Selangor
  • Templer's Park north of KL is a forest area with streams and the Kanching waterfall.
  • Enjoy great seafood at relatively cheap prices in Kuala Selangor and Klang
  • Savour some of the best satays you can find in Kajang, dubbed the Satay town of Malaysia.



Getting There

By Plane

The main airport is situated in south Selangor, see Kuala Lumpur International Airport.




Accommodation in Selangor

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