About Selangor

Gerbang Kota Darul Ehsan (Kota Darul Ehsan Arch)

Selangor has many things going for it – it is the most developed state in Malaysia; it houses the largest seaport and airport, its infrastructure and communications facilities are among the best in the region, and there are great institutions of higher learning here.

For those who seek it, Selangor offers many fascinating and scenic destinations in the country.

Located on the west coast of Peninsula Malaysia, the state of Selangor occupies some 125,000 sq. km. Outside its cities, Selangor is adorned with lush green vegetation that varies with the landscape and topography – from the coastal mangroves and verdant tropical rainforest right down to the charming fishing villages that dot the coastline, such as Sekinchan, Tanjung Sepat, Pulau Carey and Pulau Ketam. These fishing villages provide a unique home stay experience, especially for those who love fishing.


Kuala Selangor Lighthouse, Bukit Malawati, Kuala Selangor

Places of interest are easily accessible in Selangor. The public transportation makes it easy to move around from one place to another. Visitors would enjoy the contrast of the urban concrete jungle of Kuala Lumpur, where all roads lead to Selangor and its many natural wonders that awaits them. To name a few, there is the Kampung Kuantan fireflies; the many waterfalls in Ulu Langat, Ulu Yam and Rawang; as well as the Broga Hill.

The great Titiwangsa Range runs across Selangor. Should you be inclined to trek up the many hills and mountains here, you’ll discover that they each feature a unique personality that is simply thrilling.


Bukit Broga (Broga Hill), Semenyih (Credit: Instagram: @qoqonuts_)

The multicultural heritage in the country is richly celebrated in the state all year round. Depending on the time of the year, you’ll be part of its many celebrations such as Eid, Chinese New Year, Thaipusam and Deepavali. Not to say the least on the great variety of food and handicrafts easily found here.

Selangor has 12 districts and each run by its respective councils. To know more on specific places in these districts, click on the icons of the councils for more information and contact numbers.

We hope your stay in Selangor is happy and memorable.