Kuala Lumpur located right at the central of South East Asia is the capital of Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur. Residing in the state of Selangor, the city is about 243sq kilometer in area. With a population of over 1.3 million, Kuala Lumpur is by far the largest city in Malaysia.
KL in short, came about during 1857. It began when raja Abdullah, a representative of the administration at that time, came to Ampang and found tin, which was in great demanded by the Americans and the British Empire. After which the British moved their administration from Klang to Kuala Lumpur. In 1882, after Frank Swettenham became Residents of Selangor, he rebuilt the village as the place had been destroyed by civil wars. As the Federation of Malaya gained its independence in 1957, Kuala Lumpur was officially declared a Federal Territory. It also marked the end of Selangor's jurisdiction over Kuala Lumpur
From a mining settlement, Kuala Lumpur has grown into a reputable urban city today, leading the nation's development in trade and commerce, banking and finance and information technology. The metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur offers the colours and excitements of urban life. Beating with energy and endless fun, KL, with its towering skyscrapers and commercial buildings, one can expect great shopping spree, dining and entertainments. today, Arts are being strongly promoted in Kuala Lumpur too.
· 8 years ago