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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

by WCC on March 10, 2012

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Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia . As the Federal Territory of Malaysia managed city is the administrative, cultural and economic center and the center of the largest metropolitan area in the country. From most people it is simply called “KL”. In the bustling metropolis of various cultures and religions are represented, you can see the minarets of mosques , Christian church spiers , Chinese pagodas and Indian temples throughout the city.

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kuala lumpur

In addition to the buildings from the architectural past of the city still dominate more high-rises (especially in the financial district) as a sign of progress, the Kuala Lumpur city. The city covers an area of 243.65 km ² and has 1,475,337 inhabitants (2010), making them after the Kuala Lumpur metropolitan area belonging Subang Jaya is the second largest city of Malaysia.

The city is a train ( KLIA Ekspres ) directly to the international airport, Kuala Lumpur to Sepang connected. The journey time is 28 minutes and trains run every 15 – or 20-minute intervals. Within the city, many taxis are available, although the flow of traffic especially during rush hour is suffering from congestion and congestion.

A rail-based public transport system is still in its infancy, the different systems are interlinked and almost too short routes not adequate for the growing needs of two million inhabitants. The lines of the elevated train or the shuttle network of local trains ( Putra LRT , Rapid KL , KL Monorail and KTM Komuter all aspire to Innendtadt. on the route of the KLIA Ekspres controls on the KLIA Transit service only four stations between the station and airport) . The previous two lines with a total of 24 km course complete system “Rapid KL” (cars: Bombardier) is to some extent, the nucleus of a larger system in the suburbs, because its medium capacity and its relatively low capital costs to stimulate expansion.

Tickets are valid only for a single line, or if they stop line-specific (ie transit station stops are two or more individual stations, which are up to five minutes apart). As a new central railway station serves Kuala Lumpur Sentral , which connects all of these rail lines up on Rapid KL and also acts as a taxi and bus terminal. The bus station is located in Puduraya , some express buses in addition to the new “Imbi Bus Terminal” at Pasar Rakyat, which opened in January 2004.

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kuala lumpur skyline

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kuala lumpur petronas tower

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kuala lumpur city

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kuala lumpur at night

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