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Petaling Jaya

Petaling Jaya
Full namePetaling Jaya
Official namePetaling Jaya
Settlement typeCity
MottoMesra, Cepat, Tepat
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Granted city status2006, June 20
MayorMohamad Roslan Sakiman
Total Area37.5 sq mi (97.2 km2)
Total Population480000 (2004)
Other information
Time zoneMST (UTC+8)
- Summer (DST)Not observed (UTC)

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Petaling Jaya (commonly called "PJ" by locals) is a Malaysian city originally developed as a satellite township for Kuala Lumpur comprising mostly residential and some industrial areas. It is located in the Petaling district of Selangor with an area of approximately 97.2 km2. On 20 June 2006, Petaling Jaya was granted a city status. Since then, Petaling Jaya has been commonly known as the most developed non-capital city in Malaysia.

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