Segambut

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Segambut
Suburb
View of Dutamas in Segambut
View of Dutamas in Segambut
Country Malaysia
State Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
ConstituencySegambut
Government
 •  Local Authority Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur
 •  Mayor Mhd Amin Nordin Abdul Aziz
Time zone UTC+8 ( MST)
Postcode
51200, 50480, 50490
Dialling code+603-61, +603-62, +603-20
PoliceSegambut

Segambut is a sub-district and a parliamentary constituency in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

From the high-end condominiums of Mont Kiara and Sri Hartamas to the middle-class areas of Taman Sri Segambut and Bandar Manjalara, and the rural areas of Segambut Dalam and Kampung Sungai Penchala, the Segambut district has a diverse population base.

Segambut once belonged to the mukim of Batu Caves before 1974, when Kuala Lumpur was still part of Selangor.

The new Istana Negara is located in this district, along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim (Jalan Duta).

Townships

Education

The French School of Kuala Lumpur is located in Segambut. Its current campus opened in 2005. [1] The Mont'Kiara International School and Garden International School are international schools located within Mont Kiara while the Cempaka International School is located within Damansara Heights. Hibiscus International School in Taman Sri Segambut. SMK Seri Hartamas is one of the well known national secondary schools of Kuala Lumpur located in Desa Sri Hartamas. Other national schools in Segambut are SK Bukit Damansara, SK Seri Hartamas, SK Segambut, SMK Segambut,

Transportation

Segambut is mainly served by the  KA05  Segambut Komuter station, on the KTM Komuter 2 Port Klang Line, that runs from Tanjung Malim to Port Klang, via KL Sentral and other city-centre stations. It is also served by various rapid transit stations on the 9 MRT Kajang Line which includes the  KG14  Semantan,  KG13  Pusat Bandar Damansara and  KG10  Taman Tun Dr Ismail stations.

Politics

The constituency was created in 1994 and has been considered to be a Barisan Nasional safe seat until the 2008 General Elections. Datuk Dr Tan Kee Kwong of Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan) had won the seat the last three terms. However, in the 2008 General Elections, Lim Lip Eng from the Democratic Action Party (DAP) won the seat. The current MP for Segambut is Hannah Yeoh Tseow Suan from Pakatan Harapan-DAP which is former ADUN Subang Jaya .

References

  1. ^ " History" ( Archive). French School of Kuala Lumpur. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  • Tan, Karr Wei. "The two faces of Segambut" (Archive). The Star, 23 February 2008.


Latitude and Longitude:

3°11′N 101°39′E / 3.183°N 101.650°E / 3.183; 101.650