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Selangor

(səlăng`ər), state (1991 pop. 2,289,236), 3,150 sq mi (8,159 sq km), Malaysia, S Malay Peninsula, on the Strait of Malacca. Shah Alam is the capital, and Port Kelang (formerly Port Swettenham) is the chief port. An area of 94 sq mi (243 sq km) containing Kuala LumpurKuala Lumpur
, city (1990 est. pop. 1,750,000), capital of Malaysia, S Malay Peninsula, at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak rivers, within the Federal Territory. Malaysia's chief inland city, Kuala Lumpur is the country's commercial and transportation hub.
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, the capital of Malaysia and formerly Selangor's largest city, was made a separate federal territory in 1974. Tin and coal are mined; rubber, rice, pineapples, coconuts, and oil palms are grown; and there are numerous fisheries. Ethnic Chinese and Indians outnumber the native Malays. Before the 16th cent. the territory of Selangor was subject to the powers that in turn dominated the Malay Peninsula. After the fall of Malacca (1511), it was nominally ruled by the sultans of Riau and Johor, but in the early 18th cent. it was conquered by Bugis tribespeople from Sulawesi, who for a time threatened to dominate the Malay Peninsula from Selangor. Selangor became a British protectorate in 1874, one of the Federated Malay States in 1896, and part of the Federation of Malaya (see MalaysiaMalaysia
, independent federation (2005 est. pop. 23,953,000), 128,430 sq mi (332,633 sq km), Southeast Asia. The official capital and by far the largest city is Kuala Lumpur; Putrajaya is the adminstrative capital.
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) in 1948.

Selangor

 

a state in Malaysia, on the western coast of the Malay Peninsula. Area, approximately 8,200 sq km. Population, 1.63 million (1970). The administrative center of Selangor is Kuala Lumpur. Plantation crops include coconut and oil palms, rubber-yielding plants, and pineapples. Tin is mined in Selangor, and industries include sawmilling, cement production, and food processing. Selangor’s principal ports are Port Swettenham and Kelang.

Selangor

a state of Peninsular Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca: established as a British protectorate in 1874, became a Federated Malay State in 1896 and part of Malaysia in 1946; tin producer. Capital: Shah Alam. Pop.: 4 188 876 (2000). Area: 8203 sq. km (3167 sq. miles)
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