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 's federal capital and largest city at 6.5 million.

is a city and the state capital of in .

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, sandy beaches, lush rainforest and .

is the capital city of the state of .


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 .

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  • 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: Malaysia, 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 (macrolanguage): मलेसिया, North Ndebele: Malezhiya, Northern Sami: Malesia, Occitan (post 1500): Malàisia, Oriya (macrolanguage): 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 (macrolanguage): Malesia, Tajik: Малайзия, Tamil: மலேசியா, Tamil: மலேஷியா, Telugu: మలేషియా, Thai: ประเทศมาเลเซีย, Thai: มาเลเซีย, Tibetan: མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ།, Tigrinya: ማሌዢያ, Tonga (Tonga Islands): 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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