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date: 15 October 2019

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1.6 million est. pop. 2006 (includes Federal Territory only)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Yaso NADARAJAHYaso NADARAJAH

The city of Kuala Lumpur industrialized rapidly following its independence from Britain in1957. With the formation of the nation of Malaysia in1963, the city took center stage in national development and, since the 1980s, has seen extensive building projects and technology networks. The material and symbolic transformations of Kuala Lumpur is both a vibrant expression of postcolonial nation building and global political Malay identifications. ...

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