Putrajaya

federal administrative centre of Malaysia

Putrajaya is the administrative city of Malaysia. It is south of Kuala Lumpur, the seat of government of Malaysia. It is also a Federal Territory in Malaysia.[4]

Putrajaya
ڤوتراجاي
Federal Territory of Putrajaya
Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya  (Standard Malay)
Other transcription(s)
 • Malay (Jawi)ڤوتراجاي
 • Chinese布城
 • Tamilபுத்திராசெயா
From top, left to right:
Perdana Putra housed the office of the Malaysia's Prime Minister, the Putra Mosque, the Putrajaya Corporation Complex, the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, the PICC, Seri Wawasan Bridge, High-rise ministry complexes, and Aerial view of Putrajaya
Flag of Putrajaya
Official seal of Putrajaya
Motto(s): 
"Bandar raya Taman, Bandar raya Bestari"
("Garden City, Intelligent City")
   Putrajaya in    Malaysia
   Putrajaya in    Malaysia
Coordinates: 02°55′48″N 101°41′24″E / 2.93000°N 101.69000°E / 2.93000; 101.69000Coordinates: 02°55′48″N 101°41′24″E / 2.93000°N 101.69000°E / 2.93000; 101.69000
CountryMalaysia
First settledc. 1921
Planned city established19 October 1995
Transferred from Selangor to federal jurisdiction1 February 2001
Government
 • TypeDirect federal administration
 • Administered byPutrajaya Corporation
 • ChairmanMuhammad Azmi Mohd Zain
Area
 • Total49 km2 (19 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total91,900
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Human Development Index
 • HDI (2017)[3]0.877 (very high) (1st)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
Postcode
62xxx
Calling code+603-88
ISO 3166 codeMY-16
Mean solar timeUTC+06:46:40
Vehicle registrationF and Putrajaya
Rapid TransitRapid KL Logo.svg
Websitewww.ppj.gov.my
Putrajaya in Malaysia
Putrajaya

Image galleryEdit

Panoramic image of Putrajaya, (from left to right) the Putra Bridge, the Ministry of Finance on the left, the Seri Wawasan Bridge, the Istana Darul Ehsan next to it
Panorama of Putrajaya from Cyberjaya Lake Gardens in February 2011.


ReferencesEdit

  1. "Laporan Kiraan Permulaan 2010". Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. p. 27. Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2011.
  2. "Malaysia's population stood at 32.6 million in Q4 2018". The Borneo Post. 2018. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  3. "Subnational Human Development Index (2.1) [Sabah – Malaysia]". Global Data Lab of Institute for Management Research, Radboud University. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  4. "Putrajaya". Tourism Malaysia. Archived from the original on January 11, 2011. Retrieved October 4, 2010.

Other websitesEdit

States and Federal Territories of Malaysia  
States: Johor | Kedah | Kelantan | Melaka | Negeri Sembilan | Pahang | Perak | Perlis | Penang | Sabah | Sarawak | Selangor | Terengganu
Federal Territories: Kuala Lumpur | Labuan | Putrajaya