Malaysia

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About Country

Capital
Kuala Lumpur
Population
Approximately 32.9 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
98 people per square kilometer
GDP
$365.7 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Malay is the official language, but English, Mandarin, and Tamil are also widely spoken
Currency
Malaysian ringgit (MYR)
National Dish
Nasi lemak (rice cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaves, served with various accompaniments such as sambal, fried anchovies, and peanuts)
Religion
Islam is the predominant religion, but Buddhism, Christianity, and Hinduism are also practiced
Climate
Malaysia has a tropical climate with high humidity and temperatures that are relatively consistent throughout the year
Main Industries
Malaysia is a major exporter of electronic components, palm oil, and natural gas. Other important industries include tourism, manufacturing (including electronics, chemicals, and textiles), and agriculture (including rubber and timber production)
Level of Development
Malaysia is considered a newly industrialized country, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 107 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 330,803 square kilometers

Experience the vibrant culture and stunning landscapes of Malaysia 🇲🇾, from the lush tropical rainforests 🌴 to the majestic cultural wonders 🕌. Savor the delicious cuisine 🍜 and immerse yourself in the unique blend of cultures in this fascinating country. Start planning your trip to Malaysia today!

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country located on the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It is bordered by Thailand to the north, Indonesia to the south, and the South China Sea to the east. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur.

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  • Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Borneo, Malaysia
  • Central Market, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
  • IIUM، Jalan Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Ipoh, Malaysia (1)
  • Ipoh, Malaysia
  • Kek Lok Si Temple, Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia
  • Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1)
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2)
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (3)
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Langkawi Island, Kedah, Malaysia
  • Little India, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Melaka Straits Mosque, Melaka, Malaysia
  • Penang Island, Penang, Malaysia
  • Perhentian Islands, Terengganu, Malaysia
  • Petaling Street Market, Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia
  • Regalia Suites, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Shot in the evening in front of the twin towers. Tallest building in KL, and iconic building for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Sibu Island, Pulau Sibu, Mersing, Johor, Malaysia
  • Sunway Lagoon, Damansara, Malaysia
  • Teluk Cempedak, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Malaysia include:

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    Petronas Twin Towers: a pair of skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur that were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004.

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    Batu Caves: a series of limestone caves and shrines located just outside of Kuala Lumpur.

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    Langkawi: a group of islands in the Andaman Sea that are popular for their beaches, water sports, and scenic landscapes.

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    Malacca: a historic city on the west coast of Malaysia known for its Dutch colonial architecture and rich cultural heritage.

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    Mount Kinabalu: the highest mountain in Malaysia, located on the island of Borneo and known for its challenging hiking trails and stunning views.

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    Cameron Highlands: a highland region in central Malaysia known for its tea plantations, strawberry farms, and scenic hiking trails.

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    Taman Negara: a national park in central Malaysia that is home to a diverse range of wildlife and offers opportunities for jungle trekking and river rafting.

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    Penang: an island off the west coast of Malaysia known for its historic architecture, street art, and diverse food scene.

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    Perhentian Islands: a group of islands off the east coast of Malaysia that are popular for their white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and snorkeling and diving opportunities.

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    Kinabatangan River: a river in Sabah, Borneo that is known for its diverse wildlife, including orangutans, pygmy elephants, and proboscis monkeys.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Malaysia has to offer. The country is also known for its rich cultural diversity, including Malay, Chinese, and Indian influences.

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