Kulaijaya District is a
district in the state of Johor in
peninsular Malaysia around the
town of Kulai.
Kulai Town, Ayer
Batu, Kangkar Pulai,
Sawit, Saleng, Sedenak, Seelong, Senai, and
Kulaijaya district and the capital
Kulaijaya District is administered by Kulaijaya District Office
sub-district was upgraded to a full-fledged district on 1 January
2008 and renamed as Kulaijaya District. The district is recognised
as the state's 9th district.
authorities of Kulai is Majlis Perbandaran Kulai (Kulai
Municipal Council) and Majlis Perbandaran Johor Bahru Tengah
(Johor Bahru Tengah
Municipal Council0,the part of southern Kulaijaya, etc:
Kulai Town also
the administry centre of Kulaijaya District and Kulai Municipal
The Parliamentary Seat Area of P163 KULAI is the biggest Chinese
population (69%) area in
Kulai, the town is
29 km from Johor
Bahru city and 8 km from Skudai.
is located in the center of district. Kulai town and others
town within this district are located along the old trunk road
Lumpur and Johor Bahru.
The main road, Federal Route
, is lined with many
retail shops. There are also many housing estates within the
township. The town is surrounded by rubber and oil palm
Locals are mostly involved in the agriculture sector, particularly
in the oil palm and rubber estates surrounding the town. Many
people work in small retail shops, which are located along the
trunk road. Kulai has the first settlement of FELDA
's (Federal Land Development Agency) oil palm
plantation in the country - FELDA Taib
, which was launched by the second Prime Minister of Malaysia
Tun Abdul Razak
. Kulai is still one
of the main producers of palm oil in the country due to its
numerous oil palm plantations. Kulai also exports fresh vegetables
to Singapore on a daily basis.
The economy of Kulai has improved with numerous factories being set
up in both Kulai and Senai. There are some public listed companies
which have their offices in Kulai.
Kulaijaya is also within the Iskandar
(59.1%) are concentrated
in Kulai and Senai Town while the Malay
(30.8%) are mostly in the
Felda Scheme settlements
Indians (9.8%) are mostly working in rubber estates,
factories or run their businesses.
The Chinese community in Kulai are mainly of the Hakka
Foon Yew High School Kulai
Foon Yew High School campus of Kulai located in this district to
supply Chinese high school education for the community.
or Federal route 1
is the most
important inner link in Kulaijaya District, with many access along
the road such as Senai Airport
, Jalan Skudai
, Jalan Kulai-Kota Tinggi
Interchange (access to Bandar Putra, Indahpura and proposed new NSE
Exit), proposed Kulai Inner Ring
. The government proposed to open a new road, Kulai-Senai Bypass
, to resolve the
traffic jam problem of the Skudai
Kulaijaya was an important stopover on the Johor Bahru-Kuala Lumpur
trunk road in the 1970s and 1980s until the North-South Expressway
opened in 1994, which bypassed the town. The trunk road is now
identified as Road One. The Second
Link Expressway is also a new access to connect to Nusajaya, Singapore(Tuas).
And the proposed
(SDE) is under construction.
The district also has 3 railway stations run by the Malayan Railway
Kulai Town, Senai and Sedenak. NSE is also one of the access points
to the Gunung Pulai
, the international
airport which serves Johor is within the municipality.
Senai North Interchange
) is the south tis of the Asian Highway Network
in the part of
Asian Mainland. .
Sultan Ismail International
Airport, also known as Senai International Airport is
located in Senai, a strategic location within Kulaijaya District,
with a structured highway and a proposed railway network, which
will eventually stretch to China as well as
providing easy access to the modern port facilities of the Tanjung Pelepas Port, Johor Port and Singapore.
Sultan Ismail International
Place of Interest
- Gunung Pulai (Mount Pulai)
- Saleng Zoo
- Hutan Bandar Putra Kulai (Putra Recretion Forest)
- Palm Villa Golf & Country Resort
- Orchid Golf & Country Resort
- Nanyan Aquarium Centre, Ayer Bemban
- IOI Mall Shopping Complex
Towns Townships and Villages in district
Hutan Bandar Putra, a new recreation
park in Kulai.
- Daerah Kecil Kulai dinaik taraf
- Ledang set to become Johor’s newest
- Tanjung Piai folk travel in huge numbers to support