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Malaysia

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Malaysia

Flag of Malaysia

Official languages
Capital
Bahasa Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Area
Government
329,847 km2
constitutional monarchy
Population
Religion
30,073,353 (2014 estimate)[1]
Time zone
Currency
UTC+8
Malaysian ringgit
Demonym Malaysian

Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The capital and most populous city is Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia is made of two parts located that are both next to the South China Sea: Peninsular Malaysia (on the Malay Peninsula) and Malaysian Borneo (on the island of Borneo). By land, the country borders Thailand, Indonesia, and Brunei.

Federation[edit | edit source]

Malaysia, like some other countries in Southeast Asia, consists of different parts separated from the sea. The Federation of Malaysia has two parts—West Malaysia and East Malaysia.

West Malaysia is a peninsula extending from the Asian continent towards to Indonesia. And consists out Water from heavy monsoon rains flowing long wooded hillsides and streams feeding the thousands of rivers that fertile valleys and plains watered. Nowadays, the land is intersected by weighing.

East Malaysia consists of two large states—Sabah and Sarawak. These are located in the northern part of the island of Borneo, separated from the mainland by the South China Sea. The small oil state Brunei is sandwiched between Sabah and Sarawak. The southern part of Borneo is the state of Kalimantan, a province of Indonesia.

Climate[edit | edit source]

Because it lies near the equator, has Malaysia a humid tropical climate with temperatures reaching 35 degrees Celsius. It rains around 180 days a year, which is a half a year. The forces of nature are in Malaysia milder than in many neighboring countries. Malaysia has no volcanic eruptions and earthquakes and is not affected by the full force of monsoon and tropical storms.

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