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Kuching is the capital and largest city of the East Malaysian state of and the district of Kuching. Once the capital of the White Rajahs of Sarawak, now with a population of some 600,000, Kuching is small enough to walk around but interesting enough to keep you there for several days, and a good base for exploring Sarawak.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 325,000
  • IATA airport code: KCH
  • United Nations Location Code: MY KCH
  • Latitude: 1.5606° or 1° 33' 38" north
  • Longitude: 110.3494° or 110° 20' 57.9" east
  • Elevation: 8 meters (26 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1735634

Other Names for Kuching

  • Arabic: كوتشينغ
  • Bulgarian: Кучинг
  • Chinese: 古晉
  • French: Kuching
  • German: Kuching
  • Hebrew: קוצינג
  • Italian: Kuching
  • Japanese: クチン
  • Korean: 쿠칭
  • Lithuanian: Kučingas
  • Macedonian: Кучинг
  • Marathi: कुचिंग
  • Persian: کوچینگ
  • Portuguese: Kuching
  • Russian: Кучинг
  • Spanish: Kuching
  • Thai: กูชิง
  • Ukrainian: Кучинг
  • Urdu: کوچینگ
  • Yue Chinese: 古晉

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