General Shah Alam is a city and the state capital of Selangor, Malaysia. With an estimated population of 650,000 people, Shah Alam was the first successfully planned city in Malaysia. Touted to be the next Petaling Jaya, Shah Alamhassteadily seen a boom over the last five years with developments cropping up in strategic locations. As Shah Alam grew and became a city in 2000, it’s renowned and well-planned industrial zone has attracted international companies (MNC) to set up factories here. Hence creating abundant of job opportunity for industry workers as well as students from UiTM flocked to the city. New housing developments in Shah Alam has been mushrooming in the recent decades particularly in the Nothern and Southern region of Shah Alam. Among other, new townships such as Setia Alam, Alam Impian, Kota Kemuning, Bukit Rimau & Bukit Jelutong has emerged as landmark developments in Shah Alam.
Areas Shah Alam is a major city with an area of 290.3 sq. km. It is located within the district of Petaling and a portion of the district of Klang in the state of Selangor. Due to its recent expansion, it is bordered by the cities of Subang Jaya and Petaling Jaya in the east, the district of Klang in the west, the district of Kuala Selangor and Gombak in the north, and the district of Kuala Langat in the south.
There are 56 sections in total. Generally Shah Alam can be divided into three parts; the north, central and south parts. 1. North Shah Alamconsists of 18 Sections including Sections U1 and U2 and Kampung Melayu Subang. 2. The Central Shah Alam is where all the state administrative buildings & agencies situated. It consists of Section 1 until Section 24. 3. South Shah Alamconsists of 12 sections including Section 25 (Taman Sri Muda), Section 30 (Jalan Kebun), Section 31 (Kota Kemuning) and Section 32 (Bukit Rimau).
Connectivity & Accessibility Major highways Federal Highway, New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), Shah Alam Expressway (KESAS), Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE), North-South Expressway Central Link (ELITE) Kemuning-Shah Alam Highway (LKSA). KTM Komuter 1. Shah Alam Komuter station situated at the southern part of the city in Section 19, 2. Padang Jawa Komuter station at Section 17 3. Sungai Buloh Komuter station at Section U20. 4. Batu Tiga Komuter station situated near UEP Subang Jaya in Batu Tiga.
Landmarks Developments The city has a number of shopping malls located in the commercial belt as follow:
Aeon Shah Alam
Plaza Alam Sentral
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Latest Development There are a few notable development in Shah Alam where the Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) has given priority. 1. City centre in Section 14
2. i-City in Section 7
3. Bukit Jelutong in Section U8
4. Setia Alam in Section U13
5. Elmina in Section U16
6. Sungai Buloh in Section U4 (which includes a small part of Damansara)
7. Kota Kemuning in Section 31
8. Alam Impian in Section 35.