Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, called KL by locals, is 's federal capital and largest city at 6.5 million. Kuala Lumpur is a cultural melting pot with some of the world's cheapest 5-star hotels, impressive shopping districts, food from all parts of the world, and natural wonders within day-trip distance.

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The is Kuala Lumpur's main shopping and nightlife district. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit and Kampung Baru are areas to the north of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Brickfields is known as the biggest Little India of Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Kuala Lumpur's City Centre is the traditional heart of 's capital city in terms of administration as well as trade and commerce. Photo: Nino Verde, CC BY-SA 3.0.


The Perdana , formerly known as Lake Gardens, is located right west of the . Photo: Renek78, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Damansara and Hartamas are two middle- to upper-middle-class suburbs which lie to the west of Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Cccefalon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kuala Lumpur's Northern Suburbs is the huge area running north of the and Tuanku Abdul Rahman's Chow Kit area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Ampang is a district of Kuala Lumpur which lies to the east of the . Photo: Khalid Raffali from Malaysia, CC BY 2.0.

Kuala Lumpur's Southern Suburbs lie to the south of the , Brickfields, Bangsar and Midvalley and Ampang. Photo: phalinn, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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The , also known as the Petronas Twin Towers, are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, . is situated 3½ km northeast of Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Someformofhuman, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a communications tower located in Kuala Lumpur, . is situated 2½ km northeast of Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Formulax, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Office building
The Telekom Tower or Menara TM is a skyscraper in Lembah Pantai, southwestern Kuala Lumpur, . is situated 3½ km southwest of Kuala Lumpur. Photo: See Hoy Kim, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the shopping and entertainment district of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. is situated 2½ km east of Kuala Lumpur.

is a neighbourhood located on the western flank central Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. is situated 1½ km south of Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Kawaputra, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an affluent residential suburb on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, lying about 4 kilometres south-west of the city centre. is situated 2 km southwest of Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Melancholia i, Public domain.

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