History of Shah Alam Before 1963, known as Shah Alam Renggam River and is the oil palm plantation located between Kuala Lumpur and Klang Royal Town and be connected through the only highway at that time, the Federal Highway. The rapid growth of Malaysia since independence in 1957 under the 'Father of Modernisation', Malaysia's second Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak Hussein. Shah Alam opened in 1963 and intended as the administrative center of Selangor after the Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory made on 1 February 1974. The pleasure of the Sultan of Selangor-8, the late Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Al-Haj on December 7, 1978, Shah Alam declared a state capital with an area of ??41.69 sq km. Shah Alam had experienced some expansion of the area and the latter is on January 1, 1997. Through the Gazette Plan 1190, Shah Alam extends to 293 sq km. Shah Alam and the rapid development of more significant interest has led to the upgrading of the declaration as a city on October 10, 2000. This Declaration executed by the Honourable Dato 'Seri Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo, Chief Minister of Selangor our 13th Anniversary. Shah Alam, which is administered by Local Authorities and the Shah Alam Municipal Council since 1978 will automatically get status of the Shah Alam City Council. With a population of 450,000 thousand Shah Alam target population up to 700,000 people by 2010 as a result of migration of people from all over the country as well as increase the number of births. Establishment of the Selangor State Museum, who is known by reference to the Sultan Alam Shah Museum began when Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah consented to sign the Year 1975 Enactment Selangor # 6 dated December 27, 1975. After years of weary-irritating it is planned, then on 2 September 1989, the museum became a symbol of this cultural development in the State of Selangor was officially opened by the Sultan of Selangor in the opening ceremony of the event carried out with Malay tradition. This museum administration under the responsibility of Selangor Museum Board. migration of people from all over the country as well as increase the number of births.