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Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy. It is one of the most advanced countries in Southeast Asia with a well established market economy. Malaysia is a member of the Commonwealth and the United Nations.
Quick Facts
Location: Southeast
Language: Malay
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Government: Const.
Population: 26.8 million
Currency: Ringgit (MYR)
Time zone: GMT+8
Phone code: +60
Internet TLD: .my

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Major Cities
Kuala Lumpur 1.4 million
Kelang 685,000
Johor Bharu 680,000
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Malaysia Travel Tips & Articles
Check our latest Malaysian travel related articles to learn more about vacation resorts, attractions, accommodation, hotels in Malaysia etc. Read travel guides, city guides, personal travelogues and other Malaysia related stories.

Malaysia Travel Articles:
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Kuala Lumpur Travel Articles:
Things To See In Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia
Sentral Station KLIA Express
A City Guide To Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur - 10 Things You Must See
Malaysia Travel & Tourist Guide
Kuala Lumpur is a modern city with skyscrapers and luxury hotels, discovered by an increasing number of travelers. The fine beaches, national parks and stunning tropical islands of Malaysia are excellent vacation destinations.

Malaysia in Wikitravel
Malaysia in Lonely Planet
Malaysia Transportation
The busiest airport in Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur and all major cities are served by domestic and international airports. There are railways, local and long distance bus lines as well. Malaysia has an extensive road and motorway network. Most of the motorways are toll roads. Vehicles drive on the left side of the road. There are several waterways and ferry services.

Kuala Lumpur Airport
Malaysia Airlines


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Malaysia Railways
History of Malaysia
Malaysia was a meeting point of trade routes and different cultures from the ancient times. The area came under British control from the 18th century. The region was occupied by Japan during World War II. Independence of Malaya was declared in 1957 and the Federation of Malaysia was formed in 1963. The prosperity of the latest decades resulted in a modern economy and fair living standards.

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Malaysia Weather
Kuala Lumpur
34 °C
(93 °F)
Current weather in Kuala Lumpur: 34°C, Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
High: 32 °C (90 °F)
Low: 26 °C (79 °F)
11 April · 12:59 MYT
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33 °C
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Current weather in Langkawi: 33°C, Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
High: 33 °C (92 °F)
Low: 28 °C (82 °F)
11 April · 12:59 MYT
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