Shah Alam

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Shah Alam
شاه عالم
State Caipital
Official seal of Shah Alam شاه عالم
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Bandar Anggerik
(Orchid Ceety)
Motto(s): 
'Indah Bestari'
(Bonnie, Brilliant)
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Coordinates: 3°5′00″N 101°32′00″E / 3.08333°N 101.53333°E / 3.08333; 101.53333
KintraMalaysie
StateSelangor
Establishment1963
Grantit State Caipital Status7 Dizember 1978
Govrenment
 • MayorDato' Mohd. Jaafar Bin Mohd. Atan
Area
 • Total290.3 km2 (112.1 sq mi)
Population
 (Juin 2011)
 • Total646,890 (Census 2,011)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)No observit
Websitewww.mbsa.gov.my

Shah Alam /ʃɑː ˈɑːləm/ is the state caipital o Selangor, Malaysie an situatit athin the Petaling Destrict an a smaw portion o the neebourin Klang Destrict. It is locatit aboot 25 kilometre (16 mi) wast o the kintra's caipital, Kuala Lumpur. Shah Alam replacit Kuala Lumpur as the caipital ceety o the state o Selangor in 1978 due tae Kuala Lumpur's incorporation intae a Federal Territory in 1974. Shah Alam wis the first planned ceety in Malaysie efter unthirldom frae Breetain in 1957.