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What is the origin of the name ‘Bukit Nanas’?

12 Sep 18

How Malaysian are you #4? Most commentators on my FB page guessed correctly, Bukit Nanas is so named because it once had a lot of pineapples covering it.

It was once named as Bukit Gombak and historians think that it is one of the oldest settlements in Kuala Lumpur. There was once a fort on top of the hill and pineapples were planted to serve as natural defenses and the place came to be known as Bukit Nanas. In 1872, during the Klang War or Selangor…

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