The name Kuala Langat could be associated with a river by the name of ‘Sungai Langat”. Geographically, Kulala Langat is situated at the mouth of the river. According to a verbal source, the word “Langat” is derived from Minangkabau word which means warm water. Back in the days, merchants used Sungai Langat as their trade route and discovered that the water at the mouth is always hot. Therefore in the course of time the place is called Kuala Langat.