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Malaysia's Information

Flag of Malaysia
Land Area 328,657 km2
Water Area 1,190 km2
Total Area 329,847km2 (#66)
Population 30,949,962 (#41)
Population Density 94.17/km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $863.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $27,200
Currency Ringgit (MYR)
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About Malaysia

Malaysia Flag:
Flag of Malaysia

The Malaysia flag was officially adopted on September 16, 1963.

Using the U.S. flag as a model, the 14 red and white stripes represent the 14 states of the country.

The gold crescent and star are symbols of Islam. The blue field represents the unity of the people.

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Malaysia Coat of Arms:
Flag of Malaysia

Adopted in 1965, the Malaysian coat of arms features two tigers supporting a shield (which serves as a representation of the Malaysian states), a crescent and 14-point star at the top.

The national motto, "Bersekutu Bertambah Mutu" (Unity is Strength) in on the ribbon below.

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What are the Major Ethnic Groups of Malaysia?

Malaysia is a Southeastern Asian country that is multiracial, with many different ethnic groups living in the country. These include Malays, Chinese, Indians, and other indigenous Bumiputra groups.

Ethnic Groups Of Malaysia

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.