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Port Klang, (Kuala Lumpur), Malaysia

Port Klang is a town and the main gateway by sea into Malaysia. Colonially known as Port Swettenham, it is also the location of the largest and busiest port in the country. It is located about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southwest of the town of Klang, and 38 kilometres (24 mi) southwest of Kuala Lumpur.

There are no attractions at Port Klang itself, however most visitors travel on to Kuala Lampur or Klang Town.

Things to See & Do

* Crab Island
* Kuala Lampur
* Klang Town
* Tugu Keris – Kris Monument
* Raja Mahadi Fort

General information

Cruise Season – Jan – Dec
Currency – Ringgit (RM) (MYR)
Language – Bahasa Malaysia, English
Population – 1,113,900 approx (Klang)
Land Area – 573 km2(Klang)
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – +6o

Port Location – The Port Klang Cruise Centre is at Westport, located on Pulau Indah, which is accessible by road via the Pulau Indah Expressway connecting to the KESAS Highway.

Travel Links – Port Klang is served by the KTM Komuter service and trains stop at the Port Klang Komuter station. The electric train service links to Klang, Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Shah Alam and other parts of the Klang Valley.

A passenger ferry terminal to Pulau Ketam and an International terminal to Tanjung Balai and Dumai in Indonesia are also located in the area. The old ferry terminal used to serve regular passenger boats to Pulau Lumut and Telok Gonjeng terminal until the completion of Northport Bridge link.

The former Klang bus and taxi terminal is located at Klang Sentral, which is about 8 kilometers away from the town centre. Buses to and from Kuala Lumpur, Port Klang, Kuala Selangor, Banting and other destinations are available.

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