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Putrajaya (/pʊtrɑːdʒɑːjə/), officially the Federal Territory of Putrajaya, is a planned city and the federal administrative centre of Malaysia. The seat of government was shifted in 1999 from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya, because of overcrowding and congestion in the former. Kuala Lumpur remains Malaysia's national capital, and is the seat of the King and Parliament as well as the home of the country's commercial and financial centre. Putrajaya was the brainchild of former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad. In 2001, Putrajaya became Malaysia's third Federal Territory after Kuala Lumpur and Labuan. Named after the first Malaysian Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra, the territory is entirely enclaved within the Sepang District of the state of Selangor. Putrajaya is also a part of MSC Malaysia, a special economic zone that covers Klang Valley. In Sanskrit, "putra" means "prince" or "male child", and "jaya" means "success" or "victory". The development of Putrajaya started in early 1990s, and today major landmarks have been completed and the population is expected to grow in the near future.

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Putrajaya in Malaysia offers a unique experience to travellers. Putrajaya is located at a short trip away from Kuala Lumpur a major city in Malaysia. Attractions in Kuala Lumpur include Petronas Twin Towers, Menara Kl Tower, China Town. To explore Putrajaya, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Putrajaya*

  • Pollution Statistics in Putrajaya

    Know the pollution level of Putrajaya before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Putrajaya: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Putrajaya for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Putrajaya.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.85 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 60.42 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.85 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 39.58 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Putrajaya - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Putrajaya is 122.34 (High)

    • Safety Index 51.34 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 56.32 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 103.45 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.6 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.4 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.78 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 132.8 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Putrajaya

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Putrajaya

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.17 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.12 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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