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Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya
الأراضي الاتحادية بوتراجايا
Federal Territory

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Motto: Bandar raya Taman, Bandar raya Bestari
(Gairden Ceety, Intelligent Ceety)
   Putrajaya in    Malaysie
Kintra Malaysie
State Wilayah Persekutuan
Establishment 19 October 1995
Made intae
Federal
Territory
1 February 2001
Government
 • Administered by Perbadanan Putrajaya
Putrajaya Corporation
 • Chairman Aseh Che Mat
Area[1]
 • Total 49 km2 (19 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 67,964
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST) Nae observed (UTC)
Mean solar time UTC+06:46:40
Website http://www.putrajaya.gov.my/

Putrajaya (Jawi: اللجوء) is a planned ceety, locatit sooth o Kuala Lumpur, that serves as the federal admeenistrative centre o Malaysie. The seat o govrenment wis shiftit in 1999 frae Kuala Lumpur due tae the owercroudin an congestion there. Nivertheless, Kuala Lumpur remains as Malaysia's naitional caipital (as the seat o Parliament) as well as the kintra's commercial an financial centre. Putrajaya wis the brainchild o umwhile Prime Meenister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad who wis in pouer then. In 2001, Putrajaya wis made a Federal Territory, increasin the number o federal territories tae three. Kuala Lumpur an Labuan are the ither twa.

Named efter the first Malaysian Prime Meenister, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra the ceety is situatit athin the Multimedia Super Corridor, beside the an aa newly developed Cyberjaya. The development stairtit in 1995 an the day major landmarks are completit an the population is expectit tae grow in the relatively new ceety. The "jaya" (जय) pairt o the ceety's name means "victory" in Sanskrit.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Laporan Kiraan Permulaan 2010". Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. p. 27. Archived from the original on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  2. "Laporan Kiraan Permulaan 2010". Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. p. iv. Archived from the original on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2011.