Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur) and commonly known as KL, is the national capital and largest city in Malaysia.wikipedia
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Putrajaya

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The city once held the headquarters of the executive and judicial branches of the federal government, but these were relocated to Putrajaya in early 1999.
The seat of government was shifted in 1999 from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya because of overcrowding and congestion in the former.

1998 Commonwealth Games

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Since the 1990s, the city has played host to many international sporting, political and cultural events including the 1998 Commonwealth Games and the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.
The 1998 Commonwealth Games (Malay: Sukan Komanwel 1998), officially known as the XVI Commonwealth Games (Malay: Sukan Komanwel ke-16), was a multi-sport event held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

List of tallest twin buildings and structures

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Kuala Lumpur has undergone rapid development in recent decades and is home to the tallest twin buildings in the world, the Petronas Towers, which have since become an iconic symbol of Malaysian development.

2017 Southeast Asian Games

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Since the 1990s, the city has played host to many international sporting, political and cultural events including the 1998 Commonwealth Games and the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.
The 2017 Southeast Asian Games (Sukan Asia Tenggara 2017), officially known as the 29th Southeast Asian Games (or simply 29th SEA Games; Sukan Asia Tenggara ke-29) and commonly known as Kuala Lumpur 2017, was a Southeast Asian multi-sport event that took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia This was the sixth time that Malaysia hosted the games and its first time since 2001.

Klang Valley

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Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as the Klang Valley, is an urban agglomeration of 7.25 million people.
Klang Valley (Lembah Klang) is an area in Malaysia that is centered in Kuala Lumpur, and includes its adjoining cities and towns in the state of Selangor.

Federal territories (Malaysia)

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Kuala Lumpur is one of the three Federal Territories of Malaysia, enclaved within the state of Selangor, on the central west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
The federal territories (Wilayah Persekutuan) in Malaysia comprise three territories: Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan, governed directly by the federal government of Malaysia.

Parliament of Malaysia

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It is also home to the Parliament of Malaysia and the official residence of the Malaysian King (Yang di-Pertuan Agong), the Istana Negara.
The Parliament assembles in the Malaysian Houses of Parliament, located in the national capital city of Kuala Lumpur.

KTM Komuter

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Kuala Lumpur has a comprehensive road system supported by an extensive range of public transport networks, such as the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), Light Metro (LRT), Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), monorail, commuter rail and an airport rail link.
It was introduced in 1995 to provide local rail services in Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding Klang Valley suburban areas.

KLIA Ekspres

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Kuala Lumpur has a comprehensive road system supported by an extensive range of public transport networks, such as the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), Light Metro (LRT), Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), monorail, commuter rail and an airport rail link.
}}KLIA Ekspres is a non-stop airport rail link service in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, linking Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) with Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2.

Klang River

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One suggestion is that it was named after Sungai Lumpur ("muddy river"); it was recorded in the 1820s that Sungei Lumpoor was the most important tin-producing settlement up the Klang River.
Klang River (Malay: Sungai Klang) is a river which flows through Kuala Lumpur and Selangor in Malaysia and eventually flows into the Straits of Malacca.

Malacca

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It is generally accepted that Kuala Lumpur become established as a town circa 1857, when the Malay Chief of Klang, Raja Abdullah bin Raja Jaafar, aided by his brother Raja Juma'at of Lukut, raised funds from Malaccan Chinese businessmen to hire some Chinese miners from Lukut to open new tin mines here.
Its capital is Malacca City, which is 148 km southeast of Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur, 235 km northwest of Johor's largest city Johor Bahru, and 95 km northwest of Johor's second largest city, Batu Pahat.

Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

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The miners landed at Kuala Lumpur and continued their journey on foot to Ampang where the first mine was opened.
Ampang is a historic town and district of Kuala Lumpur (KL) in the Titiwangsa constituency, partly located in the state of Selangor, Malaysia and was historically a tin mining town.

Yap Ah Loy

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The third Chinese Kapitan of Kuala Lumpur, Yap Ah Loy, was appointed in 1868. Kapitan Yap Ah Loy bought a sprawling piece of real estate to set up a brick industry for the rebuilding of Kuala Lumpur; this place is the eponymous Brickfields.
Kapitan China Yap Ah Loy (Hakka: Ya̍p Â-lòi Kap; 14 March 1837 – 15 April 1885), also known as Yap Tet Loy and Yap Mao Lan, is an important figure of early Kuala Lumpur.

Royal Malaysia Police

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Government offices and a new police headquarters was built on Bukit Aman, and the Padang was created initially for police training.
Its headquarters are located at Bukit Aman, Kuala Lumpur.

Jalan Tun Perak

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The early Chinese and Malay settlements were along the east bank of the Klang River – the Chinese mainly settled around the commercial centre of Market Square; the Malays, later Indian Chettiars and Indian Muslims resided in the Java Street (now Jalan Tun Perak) area.
Jalan Tun Perak, formerly Jalan Mountbatten (1961–1981) Mountbatten Road (1946–1961) and Java Street (1889–1946), is a major road located in the historic centre of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Pudu, Kuala Lumpur

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The town, spurred on by tin-mining, started to develop centred on Old Market Square (Medan Pasar), with roads radiating out towards Ampang as well as Pudu and Batu where miners also started to settled in, and Petaling and Damansara.
半山芭) is a ward of Kuala Lumpur located along the Pudu Road (Jalan Pudu).

Brickfields

Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur
Kapitan Yap Ah Loy bought a sprawling piece of real estate to set up a brick industry for the rebuilding of Kuala Lumpur; this place is the eponymous Brickfields.
Brickfields is a neighbourhood (as well as an administrative zone) located on the western flank central Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Gombak River

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Doubts however have been raised on such a derivation as Kuala Lumpur lies at the confluence of Gombak River and Klang River, therefore should rightly be named Kuala Gombak as the point where one river joins a larger one or the sea is its kuala.
The Gombak River (Sungai Gombak) is a river which flows through Selangor and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur

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Notable Minangkabaus include their headman Dato' Sati, Utsman Abdullah, and Haji Mohamed Taib who was involved in the early development of Kampung Baru.
Kampung Baru or "Kampong Bharu" (meaning "New Village") is a Malay enclave in central Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Jalan Ampang

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Kapitan Yap Ah Loy expanded road access in the city significantly, linking up tin mines with the city; these roads include the main arterial routes of the present Ampang Road, Pudu Road and Petaling Street.
Jalan Ampang or Ampang Road (Selangor state route B31) is a major road in Klang Valley region, Selangor and Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Jalan Pudu

Pudu Road
Kapitan Yap Ah Loy expanded road access in the city significantly, linking up tin mines with the city; these roads include the main arterial routes of the present Ampang Road, Pudu Road and Petaling Street.
Jalan Pudu is a major road in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

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The Padang, now known as Merdeka Square, would later become the centre of the British administrative offices when the colonial government offices were moved to the Sultan Abdul Samad Building in 1897.
The Sultan Abdul Samad Building (Malay: Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad; Jawi: باڠونن سلطان عبدالصمد) is a late-nineteenth century building located along Jalan Raja in front of the Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) and the Royal Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Port Klang Line

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A railway line between Kuala Lumpur and Klang, initiated by Swettenham and completed in 1886, increased accessibility which resulted in the rapid growth of the town.
The line began as the Selangor Government Railway which connected Bukit Kuda just outside Klang to Kuala Lumpur, opened in September 1886.

Frank Swettenham

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Yap, together with Frank Swettenham who was appointed the Resident in 1882, were the two most important figures of early Kuala Lumpur with Swettenham credited with its rapid growth and development and its transformation into a major urban centre.
Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham (28 March 1850 – 11 June 1946) was a British colonial administrator who became the first Resident general of the Federated Malay States, which brought the Malay states of Selangor, Perak, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang together under the administration of a Resident-General based in Kuala Lumpur.

Battle of Kuala Lumpur

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During World War II, Kuala Lumpur was captured by the Imperial Japanese Army on 11 January 1942.
The Battle of Kuala Lumpur was a battle between Japanese invasion forces and the British forces in Kuala Lumpur, then capital of the-Federated Malay States, a British protectorate.