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.


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

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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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