Malaysia is a most unusual country, separated into two sections by the Natuna Sea. The capital is Kuala Lumpur which is not as modern as Singapore and not cosmopolitan like Jakarta. However, Kuala Lumpur has its own unique character. Except for item one on this list, if you have seen Singapore skip Kuala Lumpur. See the real Malaysia by visiting the items on my list of things Malaysian. Most possibly these are places you have never heard about before.
5 Facts You Might Not Know
The capital of Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur is an F1 race stop with an ultra modern race facility and very modern airport to handle traffic when the F1 race comes to town.
Sipidan Island, Borneo is an island with nothing to say for itself except the best snorkelling in the world. For scuba divers an unmatched wall dive awaits you, 3000 feet straight down.
The headhunters of Borneo live in Sarawak. For hundreds of years, people rarely visited for a good reason. Those that did often never returned. Home of the wild men of Borneo, these cannibalistic tribes live off the jungle, eating only what nature and hunting provides, plus the occasional visiting European. The Malaysian National Tourist Association has tours to this area, including visits to ancient caves where death rituals take place. Tourists really have no need to worry as cannibalism is now discouraged.
Land of Lakawi is northwest from Malaysia in the Andaman Sea. Of ninety-nine islands, only three are inhabited. On one of the three is The Datai, the most beautiful remote resort in the world. At The Datai, you can see how Malaysians lived hundreds of years ago, but in total luxury. Most unusual is the challenging golf course with eighteen links surrounded by virgin tropical rainforest.
Pangkor Laut Resort was the retreat of Sultans, even until just a few years ago. It is now a magnificent and luxurious resort with visitors coming to see the virgin untouched forests and spot as many of the 100 varieties of beautiful jungle birds that live on the island and the native rainforest populated with unusual crab eating monkeys.
is Kuala Lumpur.
The currency of Malaysia
is the Malaysian Ringgit(MYR)
Flag of Malaysia
Malaysia belongs to the Asian continent
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Airports in Malaysia
Sepang-KL International Airport
Penang - Bayan Lepas
Subang-Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport
Johore Bharu - Senai
and Sultan Abdul Halim
Leaders of Malaysia
List of oil fields in Malaysia
Map of Malaysia
Languages spoken in Malaysia
Animals native to Malaysia / which animals live in Malaysia?
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Animals in Malaysia
Airlines in Malaysia
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Coordinates (in Latitude & Longitude) of Malaysia
2 30 N, 112 30 E
Kilometers of coastline
Square kilometers of land
Square kilometers of water
1,200 square kilometers
22.65 / 1000 population
5.05 / 1000 population
3,650 sq km
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