Kuala Lumpur the capitol state of Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur is also known to the world as KL City. Sprawling city full of endless adventure. The city is the federal capital of Malaysia and also the largest. It consists of the city center Bukit Bintang and its surrounding urban areas such as Petaling Jaya, Subang Jaya, Shah Alam and further north Klang. The federal territory administration which enclaves KL, and all with their separate local authorities.
Kuala Lumpur city has a year-round tropical rainforest climate which is warm and sunny, along with abundant rainfall. It can even rain daily during the northeast monsoon season from October to March. Wettest month (with highest rainfall) is November (278mm). Driest month (with lowest rainfall) is June (130mm). Flooding is a frequent occurrence in Kuala Lumpur whenever there is a heavy downpour, especially in the city centre and downstream areas. Dust particles from forest fires from nearby Sumatra sometimes cast a haze over the region (especially between June and August). It is a major source of pollution in the city along with open burning, emission from vehicles and construction work.
Malaysia’s transportation systems are, by regional standards, pretty well functioning. Planes, trains, buses, and taxis are linked in a system conceived and constructed by, if not an order-loving architect, at least a dedicated amateur.