Kuala Lumpur formally the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Malay: Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur) and generally known as KL, is the national capital and biggest city in Malaysia. As the worldwide city of Malaysia, it covers a zone of 243 km2 (94 sq mi) and has an expected populace of 1.73 million starting at 2016. More noteworthy Kuala Lumpur, otherwise called the Klang Valley, is a urban agglomeration of 7.25 million individuals starting at 2017. It is among the quickest developing metropolitan areas in Southeast Asia, in both populace and financial improvement.
Kuala Lumpur is the social, monetary and financial focus of Malaysia. It is additionally home to the Parliament of Malaysia and the official living arrangement of the Malaysian King (Yang di-Pertuan Agong), the Istana Negara. The city once held the central station of the official and legal parts of the national government, however these were moved to Putrajaya in mid 1999. Notwithstanding, a few segments of the political bodies still stay in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur is one of the three Federal Territories of Malaysia, enclaved inside the territory of Selangor, on the focal west shore of Peninsular Malaysia. Since the 1990s, the city has played host to numerous worldwide wearing, political and social occasions including the 1998 Commonwealth Games and the 2017 Southeast Asian Games. Kuala Lumpur has experienced fast improvement in late decades and is home to the tallest twin structures on the planet, the Petronas Towers, which have since turned into a notorious image of Malaysian advancement.
Kuala Lumpur has a far reaching street framework upheld by a broad scope of open vehicle systems, for example, the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), Light Metro (LRT), Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), monorail, worker rail and an air terminal rail connect. Kuala Lumpur is one of the main urban communities on the planet for the travel industry and shopping, being the tenth most-visited city on the planet in 2017. The city houses three of the world’s ten biggest shopping centers.