Kepong Metropolitan Park, Kuala Lumpurhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_lake_at_the_Kite_Flying_Kepong_Metropolitan_Park_Kuala_Lumpur_(6763396117).jpg
(GPS: 3.20379, 101.64137) is a town in the northern part of Kuala Lumpur
and in fact straddles the border between Kuala Lumpur and Selangor
. To its west is Bukit Lanjan
, to its south is Jalan Duta, to its east is Selayang
and to its north is Sungai Buloh
Kepong, which means to siege1
or surround in Malay, was the name of a mining settlement in the late 19th century. When the mines were exhausted, the area became a rubber plantation. Today it is a northern outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. As with many towns in Selangor, it straddles the border of Kuala Lumpur when the Federal Territory was created.
The main road through Kepong is Jalan Kepong
, which runs from the Jalan Ipoh roundabout to the Middle Ring Road 2
. The road crosses the KL-Selangor border near Sungai Keroh.
Map of Kepong
Places of Interest in Kepong
- Bukit Sri Bintang (GPS: 3.18436, 101.64646)
- Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) (GPS: 3.23486, 101.62984)
- Kepong Metropolitan Park (GPS: 3.22313, 101.64015)
- Taman Tasik Menjalara (GPS: 3.19342, 101.62811)
- Temasek Pewter Factory
Shopping in Kepong
Townships in Kepong
Going to Kepong
Kepong is served by the Kepong Komuter Station
and Kepong Sentral Komuter Station
on the KTM Komuter Seremban Line
- Kuala Lumpur Street Names by Mariana Isa & Maganjeet Kaut, published by Marshall Cavendish (2015) page 137.
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