Malaysia is a federal state located in Southeast Asia, divided into two parts of the land as east and west, governed by a parliamentary monarchy,, consisting of 13 states. Malaysia was formed by the merger of more than 18,000 islands. Malaysia is surounded by the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam both by land and sea Brunei, Indonesia and Thailand are also neighbourrs. The area is; 330.434 Km2. The Capital is Kuala Lumpur.
Cities of Malaysia
Malaysia's Telephone Code: +60
Malaysia Currency: Malaysian Ringgit
Borneo, George Town (Penang), Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching
It is one of the countries with the highest annual development rate among Southeast Asian countries. Malaysia is economically self-sufficient. The economy, with low inflation and a strong capital investment, is in continuous development.
The most important products are rubber, coconut, rice, banana, potato, pineapple, palm, kopra, cassava, corn, tea, spices, tobacco and peanuts. It is very rich in terms of forest products, especially the timber is very favorable.
Malaysia, which is rich in minerals, is the world leader in tin production and meets 70% of world tin production. Other important minerals are iron, bauxite, oil, manganese, gold, tungsten and titanium. The industry is at an advanced level among Southeast Asian countries. Its main exports are tin, rubber, iron ore, bauxite, timber, canister and palm oil. A small amount of oil is also exported. On the other hand, it receives machinery, chemicals, technical tools and equipment from outside. Fishing and tourism are other important sources of income
Malaysia's Export Products
Integrated Circuits, Refined Oil, Telephones, Semiconductor Devices and Palm Oil.
Malaysia's Import Products
Integrated Circuits, Refined Petroleum, Crude Oil, Semiconductor Devices and Computers.
Countries Exported by Malaysia
China, United States, Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong.
Countries Imported by Malaysia
China, Singapore, United States, Japan and Thailand.
Nations Living in Malaysia
55% of the Malaysian population is Malay, 34% is Chinese, 10% is Indians and 1% is Pakistanis and other minorities.
Languages spoken in Malaysia
Official languages are Malay, Malaysian. Bahasa, where 90% of the public speaks, is the official language of Malaysia and has emerged from a mixture of Arabic and old Malaya language. Almost everyone knows English. Tamil language and Chinese are other common languages.