Seremban (Minangkabau: Soghomban or Somban) is a city and the capital of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, located within Seremban District. The city's administration is run by the Seremban City Council. On 9 September 2009, Seremban was to be declared as a city, but it was later deferred due to technical reasons. However, the idea of granting city status has been brought up again and Seremban is expected to become a city in 2020. Seremban officially gained city status on 20 January 2020.