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, called KL by locals, is 's federal capital and largest city at 6.5 million.

is a city and the state capital of in .

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The capital of the state of on the island of , this Malaysian city is a growing resort destination due to its proximity to tropical islands, lush rain forest and .


The of Peninsular Malaysia includes states which have their coastlines along the Straits of Malacca.

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.

, formerly Johore, is a state in . It is the southernmost and third largest state of .

is a state in . Together with to the southwest, the two states form the Malaysian portion of .

is 's largest state. It lies in and shares the island of with the eastern state of , the separate country of and the provinces of .


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  28,300,000
  • Latitude of center:  3° 4' 12" (3.07°) north
  • Longitude of center:  107° 48' (107.8°) east
  • Elevation:  275 meters (902 feet)
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  329,750 km² (127,317 miles²)
  • Languages:  Malay (macrolanguage), English, Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi and Thai
  • Currency:  Ringgit (MYR)
  • Phone code:  60
  • Internet domain:  .my
  • Neighbors:  , and
  • Wikidata:  Malaysia
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Malaysia

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Afrikaans:  Maleisië Akan:  Malehyia Albanian:  Malajzi Albanian:  Malajzia Amharic:  ማሌዢያ Arabic:  ماليزيا Aragonese:  Malaisia Armenian:  Մալայզիա Arpitan:  Malèsie Azerbaijani:  Malaysiya Bambara:  Malɛzi Basque:  Malasia Belarusian:  Малайзія Bengali:  মালয়েশিয়া Bengali:  মাল্যাশিয়া Bosnian:  Malezija Bulgarian:  Малайзия Burmese:  မလေးရှား Catalan:  Malàisia Central Khmer:  ម៉ាលេស៉ី Chinese:  马来西亚 Cornish:  Malaysi Croatian:  Malezija Czech:  Malajsie
Dutch:  Maleisië Dzongkha:  མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ Esperanto:  Malajzio Estonian:  Malaisia Ewe:  Malaysia nutome Faroese:  Maleisia Finnish:  Malesia French:  Malaisie Fulah:  Malesii Galician:  Malaisia - Malaysia Galician:  Malaisia Ganda:  Malezya Georgian:  მალაიზია German:  Malaysien Greek:  Μαλαισία Gujarati:  મલેશિયા Haitian:  Malezi Hausa:  Malaisiya Hebrew:  מלזיה Hindi:  मलेशिया Hungarian:  Malajzia Hungarian:  Malájföld Icelandic:  Malasía Ido:  Malaizia
Irish:  An Mhalaeisia Italian:  Malesia Japanese:  マレーシア Kannada:  ಮಲೇಶಿಯ Kannada:  ಮಲೇಶಿಯಾ Kashmiri:  मलयेशिया Kikuyu:  Malesia Korean:  말레이시아 Korean:  말레이지아 Kurdish:  Malezya Kurdish:  مالیزیا Lao:  ມາເລເຊຍ Latvian:  Malaizija Limburgan:  Maleisië Lingala:  Malezi Lithuanian:  Malaizija Lojban:  mejgu'e Luba-Katanga:  Malezi Luxembourgish:  Malaysien Macedonian:  Малезија Malagasy:  Malaizia Malayalam:  മലേഷ്യ Maltese:  Malasja Marathi:  मलेशिया
Nepali:  मलेसिया North Ndebele:  Malezhiya Northern Sami:  Malesia Occitan:  Malàisia Oriya:  ମାଲେସିଆ Persian:  مالزی Polish:  Malezja Portuguese:  Malásia Pushto:  مالیزیا Quechua:  Malasya Romanian:  Malaezia Romanian:  Malaiezia Romansh:  Malaisia Rundi:  Maleziya Russian:  Малайзия Sango:  Malezïi Sanskrit:  मलयेशिया Serbian:  Малезија Serbo-Croatian:  Malezija Sinhala:  මැලේසියාව Slovak:  Malajzia Slovenian:  Malezija Spanish:  Malasia Swahili:  Malesia
Tajik:  Малайзия Tamil:  மலேசியா Tamil:  மலேஷியா Telugu:  మలేషియా Thai:  ประเทศมาเลเซีย Thai:  มาเลเซีย Tibetan:  མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ། Tigrinya:  ማሌዢያ Tonga:  Malēsia Turkish:  Malezya Uighur:  مالايسىيا Ukrainian:  Малайзія Urdu:  ملیشیا Vietnamese:  Ma-lay-xi-a Vietnamese:  Mã Lai (Ma-lay-xi-a) Volapük:  Malaysiyän Western Frisian:  Maleizje Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Malasia Zulu:  i-Malaysia Federation of Malaya Federation of Malaysia Persekutuan Tanah Malaysia Persekutuan Tanah Melayu

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