Kluang

Johor
12. Apr 2022
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Kluang

Kluang is a city in Malaysia. It is situated in the Malaysian state of Johor.

The population of Kluang was estimated to be around 185,000 as per 2010 census. The city has an area of about 1,406 km².

The city is located at the mouth of the Muar River and it is surrounded by rubber plantations, palm oil plantations, and coconut trees.

 

History Of Kluang

Kluang was established in 1879 by the British as a tin mining town. The area was first settled by Chinese immigrants, who were brought to work in the mines.

In 1882, with the discovery of tin ore, more Chinese laborers were brought to work in the mines and construct roads and buildings. By 1884, there were about 400 Chinese residents living in Kluang. After independence from Britain in 1957, Kluang became an important administrative center for Johor state.

 

What To Do In Kluang

Here are some of the must-try activities in Kluang that you should not miss out on.

  1. Visit the Old Town of Kluang
  2. Enjoy the view at Bukit Kepong
  3. Eat at one of the many food stalls in town

The most popular tourist attraction in Kluang is its traditional market which has been operating for over 100 years.

In addition to this, there are many other interesting things to do in Kluang such as visiting the Batu Pahat Museum or taking a boat ride along the Johor River.

 

In conclusion, the Kluang district is a place with a rich history and culture. It is also home to many attractions and activities.

The Kluang district has been developed over the past few years by the government so that it can be a great tourist destination for all of Malaysia.

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