Malaysia World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu


Malaysia This amazing country lying in Southeast Asia, is separated and by that it has it different unique attractions. The weather is always nice, so the beaches is always a possibility, and other nature wonders like rainforests and marine parks is to find. Amazing shopping malls and local delicacies is waiting for you. The capital city will Kuala Lumpur was once a small village, but today it is a modern city with skyskrapers, amazing architecture mixes with the still standing historical sights.

Area: 330.528 Km²
Population: 22.229.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 67 pop/Km²

System of government: Federal state
Capital: Kuala Lumpur (1.235.000 pop.)
Major cities: Ipoh 300.000 pop., George Town 255.000 pop., Johor Baharu 255.000 pop., Kelang 195.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Malay 47%, Chinese 32%, Indian 8%, indigenous 13%
Border countries: Thailand and Brunei NORTH, Singapore and Indonesia SOUTH

Principal mountains: Gunong Kinabalu 4101 m
Principal rivers: Rajang 560 Km, Pahang 430 Km
Principal lakes: Tasek Kenyir 250 Km²
Principal islands: Borneo 198.160 Km² (malaysian part, total 736.000 Km²)
Climate: Equatorial

Language: Bahasa Melayu (official), English, Chinese, Indian
Religion: Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Confucianist, Taoist, Animist
Currency: Ringgit (MYR)

Fixed public holidays: regional holidays: 1/1, 1/2, 8/4, 15/4, 19/4, 7/5, 30/5, 31/5, 1/6, 2/6, 19/7, 20/7, 31/8, 16/9, 24/10; national holidays: 1/5, 25/12
Dialling code: 0060
GMT: +8

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