Category: Malaysia

Categories: Asia | Commonwealth of Nations

Name: Malaysia
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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy located in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres (127,350 sq mi) separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo). Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur, while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government. By 2015, with a population of over 30 million, Malaysia became 43rd most populous country in the world. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia, Tanjung Piai, is in Malaysia, located in the tropics. It is one of 17 megadiverse countries on earth, with large numbers of endemic species.

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abt 1901 Strait Settlement, Selangor, Southeast Asia - 21 Apr 1911
04 May 1935 Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia - 22 Jun 1956
27 Apr 1786 Kuala Kedah, Malaya - 06 Oct 1839 photo
1801 Malacca, Nederlands-Indiƫ
15 Sep 1869 Lawrence, Otago, New Zealand - 16 May 1935
12 Nov 1899 Sandakan, Borneo - 1980 photo
08 May 1904 Hastings, Sussex, England, United Kingdom - 24 Aug 1945
25 Jul 1940 Sandakan, Borneo - 30 May 2023

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