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Malaysia

Motto: "Bersekutu Bertambah Mutu"[1]
"Unity Is Strength"
Anthem: "Negaraku"
(English: "My Country")
Malaysia (orthographic projection).svg
Location Malaysia ASEAN.svg
Location of Malaysia (dark green)

– in Asia (dark gray & white)
– in ASEAN (dark gray)

CapitalKuala Lumpur
3°8′N101°41′E / 3.133°N 101.683°E / 3.133; 101.683
Putrajaya(administrative)
2°56′35″N101°41′58″E / 2.9430952°N 101.699373°E / 2.9430952; 101.699373
Largest cityKuala Lumpur
Official language
and national language
Malay[n 1][n 2][n 3]
Recognised languageEnglish[n 3]
Ethnic groups
(2018)[2]
Religion
Demonym(s)Malaysian
GovernmentFederalparliamentaryconstitutionalelective monarchy
Abdullah al-Haj[5]
Muhyiddin Yassin
LegislatureParliament
Dewan Negara (Senate)
Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives)
Formation
c. 788 BCE
1st century
1136
1826
31 August 1957[6]
22 July 1963
31 August 1963
16 September 1963
9 August 1965
Area
• Total
330,803 km2 (127,724 sq mi) (66th)
• Water (%)
0.3
Population
• Q1 2020 estimate
Increase 32,730,000[7] (43rd)
• 2010 census
28,334,135[8]
• Density
92/km2 (238.3/sq mi) (116th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
Increase $900.426 billion[9] (29th)
• Per capita
Increase $27,287[9] (51st)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
Increase $336.330 billion[9] (39th)
• Per capita
Increase $10,192[9] (60th)
Gini (2015)Positive decrease 41[10]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.804[11]
very high · 61st
CurrencyRinggit (RM) (MYR)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
Date formatdd-mm-yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+60
ISO 3166 codeMY
Internet TLD.my

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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