Kuala Lumpur is the cultural, financial and economic center of Malaysia. It is also home to the parliament of Malaysia and the Official residence of the Malaysian King. The city once held the headquarters of the executive and judicial branches of the federal government but these were relocated to Putrajaya in early 1999. However, Some sections of the political bodies still remain in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur is one of the three federal Territories of Malaysia, enclaved within the state of Selangor, on the Central west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The city has played host to many international sporting, political and cultural events including Commonwealth games. It has undergone rapid development in recent decades and is home to the tallest twin buildings in the world, the Petronas Towers, which have since become an iconic symbol of Malaysian development.
KL has a Comprehensive Road system
supported by an extensive range of public transport networks, such as the MassRapid Transit, Light Metro, Bus Rapid Transit, monorail, Commuter rail, and an
airport rail link. It is one of the leading cities in the world for tourism and
shopping, being the tenth most visited city in the world. The city houses
three of the World’s ten largest shopping malls.