Malaysia

Malaysia is a country in , on the Malay peninsula, as well as on northern . The country is one of Asia's new tiger economies, having seen great economic and human development during the last decades.
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, called KL by locals, is Malaysia's federal capital and largest city at 6.5 million. Photo: extrumedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a state in Malaysia. Together with to the southwest, the two states form the Malaysian portion of . Photo: basl, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, formerly Johore, is a state in Malaysia. It is the southernmost and third largest state of Peninsular Malaysia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is Malaysia's largest state. It lies in East Malaysia and shares the island of with the eastern state of , the separate country of and the provinces of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The of Peninsular Malaysia includes states which have their coastlines along the Straits of Malacca. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a part of Peninsular Malaysia. Largely rural and comparatively poor, the East's prime attractions are some of Malaysia's most unspoiled islands, featuring great beaches and excellent scuba diving. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Malaysia

Latitude of center
3.07° or 3° 4' 12" north
Longitude of center
107.8° or 107° 48' east
Population
28,300,000
Elevation
275 metres (902 feet)
Capital
Area
329,750 km² (127,317 miles²)
Currency
Ringgit (MYR)
Phone code
60
Internet domain
.my
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399394
Geo­Names ID
1733045
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Malizya
  • Achinese: Malaysia
  • Adyghe: Малайзие
  • Afar: Malayziya
  • Afrikaans: Maleisië
  • Akan: Malaysia
  • Akan: Malehyia
  • Albanian: Malajzi
  • Albanian: Malajzia
  • Amharic: ማሌዢያ
  • Arabic: Malaysia
  • Arabic: ماليزيا
  • Aragonese: Malaisia
  • Armenian: Մալայզիա
  • Armenian: Մալեզիա
  • Arpitan: Malèsie
  • Assamese: মালয়েছিয়া
  • Asturian: Malasia
  • Awadhi: मलेशिया
  • Aymara: Malasya
  • Azerbaijani: Malaysiya
  • Azerbaijani: Malayziya
  • Balinese: Malaysia
  • Bambara: Malaysia
  • Bambara: Malɛzi
  • Banjar: Malaysia
  • Bashkir: Малайзия
  • Bashkir: Малайя
  • Basque: Malasia
  • Basque: Malaysia
  • Bavarian: Malaysia
  • Belarusian: Малайзія
  • Bengali: মালয়েশিয়া
  • Bengali: মাল্যাশিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: मलेशिया
  • Bishnupriya: মালয়েশিয়া
  • Bislama: Malaysia
  • Bosnian: Malezija
  • Brahui: Maleşíá
  • Breton: Malaysia
  • Buginese: Malaysia
  • Bulgarian: Малайзия
  • Burmese: မလေးရှား
  • Burmese: မလေးရှားနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Malàisia
  • Cebuano: Malasya
  • Cebuano: Malaysia
  • Cebuano: Malaysiya
  • Central Bikol: Malasya
  • Central Kurdish: مالیزیا
  • Chamorro: Malaysia
  • Chavacano: Malasia
  • Chechen: Малайзи
  • Cherokee: ᎹᎴᏏᎢᎠ
  • Chinese: Má-lâi-se-a
  • Chinese: Mǎláixīyà
  • Chinese: 大馬
  • Chinese: 大马
  • Chinese: 馬來西亞
  • Chinese: 馬國
  • Chinese: 马国
  • Chinese: 马来西亚
  • Chinese: 马来西亚联邦
  • Chuvash: Малайзи
  • Cornish: Malaysi
  • Corsican: Malaysia
  • Crimean Tatar: Malayziya
  • Croatian: Malezija
  • Czech: Malajsie
  • Danish: Malaysia
  • Dhivehi: މެލޭޝިޔާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Malêzya
  • Dotyali: मलेशिया
  • Dotyali: मलेसिया
  • Dutch: MY
  • Dutch: MYS
  • Dutch: Maleisie
  • Dutch: Maleisië
  • Dzongkha: མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ
  • Dzongkha: མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ་
  • Eastern Mari: Малайзий
  • Egyptian Arabic: ماليزيا
  • English: Federation of Malaysia
  • English: MAS
  • English: MYS
  • English: Malaysia Federation
  • English: my
  • English: 🇲🇾
  • Esperanto: Federacio Malajzio
  • Esperanto: MAS
  • Esperanto: MY
  • Esperanto: MYS
  • Esperanto: Malajzia Federacio
  • Esperanto: Malajzio
  • Esperanto: 🇲🇾
  • Estonian: Malaisia
  • Ewe: Malaysia nutome
  • Extremaduran: Malásia
  • Faroese: Malaisia
  • Faroese: Maleisia
  • Fiji Hindi: Malaysia
  • Fijian: Malaysia
  • Fijian: Malesia
  • Finnish: Malesia
  • French: Fédération de Malaisie
  • French: Fédération malaise
  • French: MAS
  • French: MY
  • French: MYS
  • French: Malaisie
  • French: my
  • Fulah: Malesii
  • Gagauz: Malayziya
  • Galician: Malaisia - Malaysia
  • Galician: Malaisia
  • Gan Chinese: 馬來西亞
  • Ganda: Malezya
  • Georgian: მალაიზია
  • German: Malaysia
  • German: Malaysien
  • Goan Konkani: Malaysia
  • Goan Konkani: मलेशिया
  • Gorontalo: Malaysia
  • Gothic: 𐌼𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍃𐌹𐌰
  • Greek: Μαλαισία
  • Guarani: Malásia
  • Guianese Creole French: Malézi
  • Gujarati: મલેશિયા
  • Haitian: Malezi
  • Hakka Chinese: Mâ-lòi-sî-â
  • Hausa: Malaisia
  • Hausa: Malaisiya
  • Hausa: Maleziya
  • Hausa: Mâ-lòi-sî-â
  • Hawaiian: Malaisia
  • Hebrew: מלזיה
  • Hindi: मलेशिया
  • Hungarian: Malajzia
  • Hungarian: Malájföld
  • Icelandic: Malasía
  • Ido: Malaizia
  • Igbo: Malaysia
  • Iloko: Malaysia
  • Inari Sami: Malesia
  • Indonesian: Malaysia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Malaysia
  • Interlingue: Malaysia
  • Inupiaq: Malaysia
  • Irish: An Mhalaeisia
  • Italian: MYS
  • Italian: Malaisia
  • Italian: Malaysia
  • Italian: Malesia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Malieja
  • Japanese: MAS
  • Japanese: MYS
  • Japanese: my
  • Japanese: マレーシア
  • Javanese: Malaysia
  • Kabardian: Мэлайзиэ
  • Kabiyè: Malɛɛzii
  • Kabyle: Malizya
  • Kadazan Dusun: Malaysia
  • Kalaallisut: Malaysia
  • Kalmyk: Малаймудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಮಲೇಶಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಮಲೇಶಿಯಾ
  • Kannada: ಮಲೇಸಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Malayziya
  • Kashmiri: मलयेशिया
  • Kashubian: Malezjô
  • Kazakh: Малайзия
  • Khmer: ម៉ាលេស៉ី
  • Khmer: ម៉ាឡេស៊ី
  • Kikuyu: Malaysia
  • Kikuyu: Malesia
  • Kinyarwanda: Malesiya
  • Kirghiz: Малайзия
  • Komi: Малайзия
  • Kongo: Malaysia
  • Korean: 말레이시아
  • Korean: 말레이지아
  • Kurdish: Malezya
  • Kurdish: مالیزیا
  • Ladino: Malasia
  • Lao: Malaysia
  • Lao: ປະເທດມາເລເຊຍ
  • Lao: ມາເລເຊຍ
  • Latin: Malaesia
  • Latvian: Malaizija
  • Lezghian: Малайзия
  • Ligurian: Malaysia
  • Limburgan: Maleisië
  • Lingala: Malesí
  • Lingala: Malezi
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Malaisia
  • Literary Chinese: 馬來西亞
  • Lithuanian: Malaizija
  • Livvi: Malaizii
  • Lojban: mejgu'e
  • Lombard: Malaysia
  • Low German: Malaysia
  • Lower Sorbian: Malayzija
  • Luba-Katanga: Malezi
  • Luxembourgish: Malaysia
  • Luxembourgish: Malaysien
  • Macedonian: Малезија
  • Madurese: Malaysia
  • Maithili: मलेसिया
  • Malagasy: Malaizia
  • Malagasy: Malezia
  • Malay: MAS
  • Malay: MYS
  • Malay: Malaysia
  • Malay: Persekutuan Malaysia
  • Malay: my
  • Malay: مليسيا
  • Malay: ڤرسکوتوان مليسيا
  • Malay: 🇲🇾
  • Malayalam: മലേഷ്യ
  • Maltese: Malasja
  • Maltese: Malażja
  • Manx: Yn Valaysia
  • Maori: Mareia
  • Maori: Mareihia
  • Maori: Marēhia
  • Marathi: मलेशिया
  • Mazanderani: مالزی
  • Min Dong Chinese: Mā-lài-să̤-ā
  • Min Nan Chinese: Má-lâi-se-a
  • Minangkabau: Malaysia
  • Mingrelian: მალაიზია
  • Mirandese: Malásia
  • Mongolian: Малайз
  • Moroccan Arabic: ماليزيا
  • Nauru: Maraidja
  • Nepali: मलेसिया
  • Newari: मलेसिया
  • Nias: Malaysia
  • North Ndebele: Malezhiya
  • Northern Frisian: Malaysia
  • Northern Sami: Malaysia
  • Northern Sami: Malesia
  • Norwegian: Malaysia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Malaysia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Malaysia
  • Novial: Malaysia
  • Nyanja: Malaysia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Malàisia
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Malægsia
  • Oriya: ମାଲେସିଆ
  • Oromo: Maleeshiyaa
  • Ossetian: Малайзи
  • Pali: मलयेशिया
  • Pampanga: Malasia
  • Pampanga: Malaysia
  • Pangasinan: Malasia
  • Pangasinan: Malaysia
  • Panjabi: ਮਲੇਸ਼ੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Malaysia
  • Persian: مالزی
  • Picard: Malajie
  • Piemontese: Malaysia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Melasya
  • Polish: Malezja
  • Portuguese: Malásia
  • Pushto: مالیزیا
  • Pushto: مالیزیا هیواد
  • Quechua: Malasya
  • Romanian: Malaezia
  • Romanian: Malaiezia
  • Romanian: Malaysia
  • Romansh: Malaisia
  • Rundi: Maleziya
  • Russia Buriat: Малайз
  • Russia Buriat: Малайзи
  • Russian: Малайзия
  • Russian: Федерация Малайзия
  • Rusyn: Малайзія
  • Sakizaya: Malaysia
  • Samoan: Malesia
  • Samogitian: Malaizėjė
  • Sango: Malezïi
  • Sanskrit: मलयेशिया
  • Sanskrit: मलेशिया
  • Santali: ᱢᱟᱞᱮᱥᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Malaìsia
  • Scots: Malaysie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Malaidhsia
  • Scottish Gaelic: Malaysia
  • Serbian: Malezija
  • Serbian: Малезија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Malezija
  • Shan: မိူင်းမလေးသျႃး
  • Shona: Malaysia
  • Sicilian: Malesia
  • Silesian: Malezyjo
  • Sindhi: ملائيشيا
  • Sinhala: මලයාසියාව
  • Sinhala: මැලේසියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Malesia
  • Slovak: Malajzia
  • Slovenian: Malezija
  • Somali: Malaysia
  • Somali: Malaysiya
  • South Azerbaijani: مالزی
  • Spanish: MYS
  • Spanish: Malasia
  • Sranan Tongo: Maleysikondre
  • Sundanese: Malaysia
  • Swahili: Malaysia
  • Swahili: Malesia
  • Swati: IMaleshiya
  • Swedish: MYS
  • Swedish: Malaysia
  • Swiss German: Malaysia
  • Tagalog: Malasia
  • Tagalog: Malaysia
  • Tajik: Малайзия
  • Tamil: மலேசியா
  • Tamil: மலேஷியா
  • Tatar: Малайзия
  • Telugu: మలేషియా
  • Tetum: Malázia
  • Thai: ประเทศมาเลเซีย
  • Thai: มาเลเซีย
  • Tibetan: མ་ལ་ཤི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ማሌዢያ
  • Tok Pisin: Malaysia
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Malēsia
  • Tosk Albanian: Malaysia
  • Tsonga: Malexiya
  • Tumbuka: Malaysia
  • Tunisian Arabic: ماليزيا
  • Turkish: Malezya
  • Turkmen: Malaýziýa
  • Twi: Malaysia
  • Udmurt: Малайзия
  • Uighur: مالايسىيا
  • Ukrainian: Малайзія
  • Upper Sorbian: Malajzija
  • Upper Sorbian: Malaysia
  • Urdu: ملائیشیا
  • Urdu: ملیشیا
  • Uzbek: Malayziya
  • Venetian: Malèxia
  • Veps: Malaizii
  • Vietnamese: Ma-lay-xi-a
  • Vietnamese: Malaysia
  • Vietnamese: Mã Lai (Ma-lay-xi-a)
  • Vlaams: Maleisië
  • Volapük: Malaysiyän
  • Võro: Malaisia
  • Waray (Philippines): Malaysia
  • Welsh: Malaysia
  • Welsh: Maleisia
  • Western Armenian: Մալեզիա
  • Western Balochi: مالیزیا
  • Western Frisian: Maleizje
  • Western Panjabi: ملائشیا
  • Western Panjabi: ملایشیا
  • Wolof: Maleesi
  • Wu Chinese: 马来西亚
  • Yakut: Малайзия
  • Yiddish: מאלייזיע
  • Yoruba: Malaysia
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Malasia
  • Yue Chinese: 馬來西亞
  • Zeeuws: Maleisië
  • Zhuang: Majlaizsihya
  • Zulu: IMalaysia
  • Zulu: i-Malaysia
  • Federation of Malaya
  • Persekutuan Tanah Malaysia
  • Persekutuan Tanah Melayu

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