Negeri Sembilan

Negeri Sembilan is a state in the west coast region of Peninsular Malaysia.

Cities

Other destinations

Understand

The state name Negeri Sembilan refers to nine counties which are divided politically, and governed with a degree of autonomy. The figure heads for each region are chosen from the indigenous tribe that predate the arrival of the Minang, however the Minang architectural influences remain in much of the public state architecture.

Talk

Negeri Sembilan is a state that can trace its roots to the Minangkabau heritage which originated from Indonesia. However, just about everyone can understand and speak standard Malay. English is also fairly widely spoken as a second language.

Get in

By plane

Negeri Sembilan does not have an airport. However, the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Selangor is located not too far away from the state and there are direct bus connections with Seremban.

By road

Negeri Sembilan is located approximately 60 km to the south of Kuala Lumpur via the North-South Expressway (Lebuhraya Utara Selatan) and only 40 km from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). From the airport, various taxi, bus and private cars are available to ferry travellers to Negeri Sembilan. There are also air-conditioned bus services which ply the Kuala Lumpur-Seremban route from Puduraya Bus Terminal, Kuala Lumpur.

By train

Accessible from Singapore, with KTM (Keretapi Tanah Melayu) interstate train service, which have two stops in the state, at Tampin and Seremban. From Kuala Lumpur you can take the komuter train at KL sentral station to Seremban, the capital of the state.

By boat

There are ferry connections between Port Dickson and Dumai in Riau province in Sumatra, Indonesia.

See

Old Palace (Istana Lama) at Seri Menanti

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