Klang is located in the Klang District and is known as the former capital of Selangor before the emergence of Shah Alam, Selangor’s current capital city. The Klang River separates the two main areas of the district — North Klang and South Klang. Port Klang is the heart of Klang’s economy — home to a number of shipping companies, container storage centres and transport companies. In addition to being an economic hub, Klang has experienced a surge in commercial and residential development. Modern townships such as Bandar Botanic, Bandar Bukit Tinggi and Taman Sentosa Perdana can be found in Klang. Klang is highly accessible via major highways and public transport.
Schools in Klang are made up of government or public schools, private schools and international schools. The language of instruction in public schools is the official language of Malaysia, Malay. Mandarin and Tamil are the languages of instruction at vernacular schools. On the other hand, international schools in Malaysia use English as its language of instruction. Public and private schools cater to students in primary and secondary levels. Majority of international schools cater to primary and secondary levels. Several international schools have preschool and pre-university levels.