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Kuala Selangor is a town and district in Selangor, Malaysia. Majlis Daerah Kuala Selangor (MDKS), the local municipal council of Kuala Selangor, exercises jurisdiction for the Kuala Selangor District. Kuala Selangor is located about 50 km north of Klang, and about 70 km from Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Selangor was the old royal capital of Selangor prior to moving to Klang, to Kuala Lumpur, then to Shah Alam. The main transport in Kuala Selangor is by private cars because lack of public transportation.

Bukit Melawati (Melawati Hill) is a hill overlooking Kuala Selangor and the Strait of Malacca. It was the administrative center and stronghold of the Selangor Sultanate in the late 18th and early 19th century. A heavily fortified fort once stood on the summit. It was built during the reign of Sultan Ibrahim from 1782 to 1826 to fight against the Dutch. Selangor had been sucked into the struggle between the Dutch and the ruler of Johor and Riau.





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