Thursday, July 19, 2007


Kajang, with a population of 229,655 (as of 2006) is a town in the eastern part of Selangor, Malaysia (2.98° N, 101.77° E). It is located about 20 km south of Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur.

One of the well known places in Kajang is Sungai Chua. The population of Kajang has grown rapidly in the past few years. As of 2004, new Kajang townships have been developed and are currently buzzing with night-life. These include the Prima Saujana and Kajang Prima. Areas surrounding these new townships are easily accessible via the new SILK Expressway.

Kajang is famous for its sate Kajang (alternate spelling satay), a form of skewered barbecued meat. Informally, Kajang is known as the "Satay Town", and is famous among tourists and locals alike. The most famous is Haji Samuri which has a huge restaurant next to the stadium. Kajang is also the district capital of Hulu Langat.