MALAYSIA


MALAYSIA - Malaysia is a Federation which consists of thirteen States and three federal territory in Southeast Asia with an area of 329.847 square km. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur, while Putrajaya became the administrative center of the Alliance. The country's population exceeds 27 million inhabitants. The country is separated into two regions — West Malaysia and East Malaysia — by Indonesia, the Natuna Islands in the South China Sea. Malaysia borders Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines. It is located near the Equator and has a tropical climate. Malaysia's head of State is the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and his Government headed by a Prime Minister. Malaysia Government model similar to the Westminster parliamentary system.


Malaysia as a country Alliance never existed until 1963. Previously, a set of colonies were established by the British in the late 18th century, and the western part of modern Malaysia was composed of several separate kingdoms. A collection of colonies was known as British Malaya until its dissolution in 1946, when the collection was rearranged as the Malayan Union. Due to widespread opposition, the groups are again rearranged as the Federation of Malaya in 1948 and later gained its independence on 31 August 1957.

On September 16, 1963 in accordance with UN General Assembly resolution 1514 in the process dekolonialisasi, Singapore, Sarawak, North Borneo or now more commonly known as Sabah turned into the State from the Federation of Malaysia, which recently named include with the Federation of Malaya. and on 9 August 1965, Singapore was then expelled from Malaysia and became an independent nation called the Republic of Singapore. While the early years of the formation of the new Federation there was also opposition from the Philippines and Indonesia with military conflict.

The Nations of Southeast Asia are experiencing an economic boom and underwent rapid development in the late 20th century. The rapid growth in the 1980s and 1990s, averaging 8% from 1991 to 1997, has transformed Malaysia into a new industrial countries. Because Malaysia is one of the three kingdoms, which controlled the Strait of Malacca, international trade plays an important role in the economy. At one time, Malaysia was once a major producer of Tin, rubber and palm oil in the world. The manufacturing industry has a major influence for the economy. Malaysia is also seen as one of the 18 countries berkeanekaragaman the world's greatest biodiversity.

The Malays being the biggest part of the population of Malaysia. There is also a Chinese community-Malaysia and India-Malaysia. Malay and Islam each became the official State religion and language.

Malaysia is a member country of ASEAN and take part in various international organizations, such as the United Nations. As former colonies of the United Kingdom, Malaysia also became a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. Malaysia is also a member of the D-8.

If you go, don't forget to stop over to some of the following places:


  • Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a cultural center of Malaysia. In this city there is a Petronas Twin Towers. With a height of 88 floors, this building is the tallest twin buildings in the world and is also a vision of modern architecture. On the other side of town stands the Sri Mahamariamman Hindu temple, the oldest in Malaysia. At the front of the tower is decorated with carved with full color. Shopping in the Central Market experience will be fun and engaging action bargaining, craft.
  • Langkawi District

Langkawi is an archipelago consists of 140 Islands, and only some of the Islands are inhabited. Langkawi Island is the largest among others. The best way to see the wonders of ecology is from the top of the Langkawi Sky Bridge, which runs at the top of the rain forest. Pregnant Maiden, or a freshwater lake with a unique name is a perfect location for a swim or to play along with the monkey kicks.
  • Kinabalu Mountain

Kota Kinabalu on the island of Borneo is a bustling gateway to the Kinabalu National Park which has been very popular. The highest place that exists in the Park is Mount Kinabalu altitude 13.400 walk, which is also the highest peak of a residing in Malaysia and is included in the most interesting sights to who likes to climb mountains. Approximately ninety miles from here, there are cross-country to camp in the wilderness has been a very challenging national park awaits you at the Crocker Range.
  • Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is a largest number two in Malaysia. In 2012 opened two major theme parks, the city is always ready to be the main destinations for tourists who visit. Many tourists who recommended tours Sri Arulmigu Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, a Hindu temples are unique and decorated with glass mosaics.
  • Ipoh Malaysia

Ipoh is a colonial city of the United Kingdom, and has a past that is simple, yet now it has evolved and become a beautiful town with a unique blend of ancient charm and modern facilities. The city is especially appropriate for culinary tour because there are lots of street vendors and restaurants serving delicious dishes at low prices. Browse all while exploring the limestone cave is amazing because it looks as if carved by the hands of a skilled deity.
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