Located in the continent of Asia, Malaysia covers 328,657 square kilometers of land and 1,190 square kilometers of water, making it the 67th largest nation in the world with a total area of 329,847 square kilometers.
Malaysia became an independent state in 1957, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Malaysia is 29,179,952 (2012) and the nation has a density of 89 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Malaysia is the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR). As well, the people of Malaysia are refered to as Malaysian.
The dialing code for the country is 60 and the top level internet domain for Malaysian sites is .my.
To learn more, visit our detailed Malaysia section.
|Density||88.8 / km2 ( 230.0 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur)|
|GDP||327,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||11,206 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||328,657 km2 (126,895 mi2)|
|Water Area||1,190 km2 (459 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Thailand|
What is the capital of Malaysia?
Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia. It has a population of 1,453,975, and is located on a latitue of 3.14 and longitude of 101.69.
Kuala Lumpur is also the political center of Malaysia, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Kuala Lumpur, the Capital Of Malaysia
|Elevation||56 meters over sea level|
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