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.
Photo: thomasgl, Public domain. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Popular Destinations

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

Kuala Lumpur's 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.

Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit and Kampung Baru are areas to the north of Kuala Lumpur's City Centre. 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.

Notable Places in the Area

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

Museum
The is a museum located on Jalan Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a late-nineteenth century building located along Jalan Raja in front of the Dataran Merdeka and the in Kuala Lumpur, . Photo: Two hundred percent, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Zoo
A gated attraction, is a 20.9-acre public aviary in Kuala Lumpur, . Photo: Ural Anonymous, Public domain.

Destinations

The Perdana , formerly known as Lake Gardens, is located right west of the Old City Center. 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 southern suburbs lie to the south of the city centre, Brickfields, Bangsar and Midvalley and Ampang. Photo: phalinn, CC BY 2.0.

Kuala Lumpur's Northern Suburbs is the huge area running north of the City Center 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.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is the shopping and entertainment district of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Will Simmonds, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
is a neighbourhood located on the western flank central Kuala Lumpur, . Photo: Kawaputra, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a residential suburb on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, lying about 4 kilometres south-west of the city centre. Photo: Melancholia i, Public domain.

Kuala Lumpur

Latitude
3.1517° or 3° 9' 6.1" north
Longitude
101.6942° or 101° 41' 39.3" east
Open Location Code
6PM35M2V+MM
Population
1,770,000
IATA airport code
KUL
United Nations Location Code
MY KUL
Elevation
56 metres (184 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1889910974
Geo­Names ID
1735161
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Achinese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Afar: Kuala Lumpur
  • Afrikaans: Kuala Lumpur
  • Albanian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Amharic: ኩዋላ ሉምፑር
  • Arabic: Kuala Lumpur
  • Arabic: كوالالمبور
  • Armenian: Կուալա Լումպուր
  • Armenian: Քուալա Լամփուր
  • Assamese: কুয়ালা লামপুৰ
  • Assamese: কুৱালালামপুৰ
  • Asturian; Bable: Kuala Lumpur
  • Avaric: Куала-Лумпур
  • Azerbaijani: Kuala-Lumpur
  • Azerbaijani: Kuala Lumpur
  • Banjar: Kuala Lumpur
  • Bashkir: Куала-Лумпур
  • Basque: Kuala Lumpur
  • Belarusian: Куала-Лумпур
  • Belarusian: Куала Лумпур
  • Bengali: কুয়ালালামপুর
  • Bhojpuri: कुआला लंपुर
  • Bihari : कुआला लंपुर
  • Bosnian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Breton: Kuala Lumpur
  • Bulgarian: Куала Лумпур
  • Burmese: ကွာလာလမ်ပူမြို့
  • Catalan: Kuala Lumpur
  • Cebuano: Kuala Lumpur (estado)
  • Cebuano: Kuala Lumpur
  • Central Bicolano: Kuala Lumpur
  • Central Kurdish: کوالالومپور
  • Chechen: Куала-Лумпур
  • Chinese: Jílóngbō
  • Chinese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Chinese: 吉隆坡
  • Chuvash: Куала-Лумпур
  • Croatian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Czech: Kuala Lumpur
  • Danish: Kuala Lumpur
  • Dimli: Kuala Lumpur
  • Dutch: Kuala Lumpur
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: كوالا لامبور
  • English: Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
  • English: KL
  • Esperanto: Kuala-Lumpuro
  • Estonian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Fijian Hindustani: Kuala Lumpur
  • Finnish: Kuala Lumpur
  • French: Kuala Lumpur
  • Frisian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Friulian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Gaelic (Scots): Kuala Lumpur
  • Gallegan: Kuala Lumpur
  • Georgian: კუალა-ლუმპური
  • German: KL
  • German: Kuala Lumpur
  • Gorontalo: Kuala Lumpur
  • Greek: Κουάλα Λουμπούρ
  • Guarani: Kuala Lumpur
  • Gujarati: કુઆલા લંપુર
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Kouala Loumpou
  • Hakka Chinese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Hausa: Kuala Lumpur
  • Hebrew: קואלה לומפור
  • Hindi: कुआ लालम्पुर
  • Hindi: कुआलालम्पुर
  • Hungarian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Icelandic: Kúala Lúmpúr
  • Ido: Kuala Lumpur
  • Iloko: Kuala Lumpur
  • Indonesian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Kuala Lumpur
  • Interlingue: Kuala Lumpur
  • Irish: Kuala Lumpur
  • Italian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Japanese: クアラルンプール
  • Javanese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Kabardian: Кууалэ-Лумпур
  • Kabyle: Kuala Lumpur
  • Kannada: ಕೌಲಾಲಂಪುರ್
  • Kannada: ಕ್ವಾಲ ಲುಂಪುರ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kuala Lumpur
  • Kazakh: Куала-Лумпур
  • Kazakh: Куала-Лумпур қаласы
  • Kazakh: Куала Лумпур
  • Khmer: គូឡាឡាំពួ
  • Kirghiz: Куала-Лумпур
  • Korean: 쿠알라룸푸르
  • Kurdish: Kuala Lumpur
  • Lao: Kuala Lumpur
  • Lao: ກົວລາລຸມປູ
  • Lao: ກົວລາລໍາເປີ
  • Latin: Cuala Lumpuria
  • Latin: Kuala Lumpur
  • Latvian: Kualalumpura
  • Latvian: Kualalumpūra
  • Letzeburgesch: Kuala Lumpur
  • Ligurian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Lithuanian: Kvala Lumpūras
  • Livvi: Kuala-Lumpur
  • Lombard: Kuala Lumpur
  • Macedonian: Куала Лумпур
  • Maithili: क्वालालम्पुर
  • Malay (generic): Kuala Lumpur
  • Malay (generic): Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
  • Malay (generic): ويلايه ڤرسکوتوان کوالا لومڤور
  • Malay (generic): کوالا لومڤور
  • Malayalam: കോലാലമ്പൂർ
  • Malayalam: ക്വാല ലമ്പുർ
  • Maori: Kuala Lumpur
  • Maori: Kuara Rūpa
  • Marathi: क्वालालंपूर
  • Mazanderani: کوآلالامپور
  • Min Dong Chinese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Minangkabau: Kuala Lumpur
  • Mingrelian: კუალა-ლუმპური
  • Mongolian: Куала Лумпур
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: كوالا لامپور
  • Nepali: क्वालालम्पुर
  • Northern Frisian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Northern Luri: کوالالامپور
  • Norwegian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kuala Lumpur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kuala Lumpur
  • Novial: Kuala Lumpur
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Kuala Lumpur
  • Oriya: କୁଆଲାଲୁମ୍ପୁର
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Куалæ-Лумпур
  • Pampanga: Kuala Lumpur
  • Panjabi: ਕੁਆਲਾ ਲਮਪੁਰ
  • Panjabi: ਕੁਆਲਾ ਲੁੰਪੁਰ
  • Papiamento: Kuala Lumpur
  • Persian: کوالالامپور
  • Persian: کوالا لامپور
  • Piemontese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Polish: Kuala Lumpur
  • Portuguese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Pushto: کوالالامپور
  • Quechua: Kuala Lumpur
  • Romanian: KL
  • Romanian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Russia Buriat: Куала-Лумпур
  • Russian: Куала-Лумпур
  • Santali: ᱠᱩᱣᱟᱞᱟ ᱞᱟᱢᱯᱩᱨ
  • Sardinian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Scots: Kuala Lumpur
  • Seraiki: کوالالمپور
  • Serbian: Куала Лумпур
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Shona: Kuala Lumpur
  • Sicilian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Sindhi: ڪوالالمپور
  • Sinhalese: ක්වාලාලම්පූර්
  • Slovak: Kuala Lumpur
  • Slovenian: Kuala Lumpur
  • Somali: Kuwala Lumbuur
  • Sorbian, Lower: Kuala Lumpur
  • Sorbian, Upper: Kuala Lumpur
  • South Azerbaijani: کوالالامپور
  • Spanish: Kuala Lumpur
  • Sundanese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Swahili (generic): Kuala Lumpur
  • Swedish: Kuala Lumpur
  • Tagalog: Kuala Lumpur
  • Tajik: Куала-Лумпур
  • Tamil: கோல லும்பூர்
  • Tamil: கோலாலம்பூர்
  • Tamil: க்வாலா லும்பூர்
  • Tatar: Kuala-Lumpur
  • Telugu: కువాలా లంపూర్
  • Telugu: కౌలాలంపూర్
  • Telugu: క్వాలాలంపూర్
  • Thai: กัวลาลัมเปอร์
  • Tibetan: ཁལ་ལུང་ཕུ།
  • Tok Pisin: Kuala Lumpur
  • Turkish: Kuala Lumpur
  • Turkmen: Kuala Lumpur
  • Udmurt: Куала-Лумпур
  • Uighur: كۇئالالۇمپۇر
  • Ukrainian: Куала-Лумпур
  • Urdu: کوالا لمپور
  • Urdu: کوالالمپور
  • Uzbek: Kuala Lumpur
  • Veps: Kuala Lumpur
  • Vietnamese: Kuala Lumpur
  • Volapük: Kuala Lumpur
  • Waray (Philippines): Kuala Lumpur
  • Welsh: Kuala Lumpur
  • Western Panjabi: کوالا لمپور
  • Western Panjabi: کوالالمپور
  • Wu Chinese: 吉隆坡
  • Yakut: Куала Лумпур
  • Yoruba: Kuala Lumpur
  • Yue Chinese: 吉隆坡
  • Zeeuws: Kuala Lumpur
  • Zhuang: Gizlungzpoh
  • Kuala Lumpor

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