Malaysia is to host the 10th biennial conference of the Commonwealth association for Public administration and management and the fifth discussion board of Commonwealth Public carrier Ministers in Kuala Lumpur in October 2014; and on the 2013 CHOGM in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Malaysia provided to host CHOGM 2019.

Tash Aw turned into a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize nearby winner with The harmony Silk manufacturing facility in 2006; and Sri Lankan Rani Manicka, who was born in Malaysia, together with her novel, The Rice mother, in 2003.

Scholarships for postgraduate have a look at are provided with the aid of Malaysia to citizens of other Commonwealth international locations below the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan.

Key information

Joined Commonwealth:
1957
Population:
29,717,000 (2013)
GDP:
Three.Five% p.A. 1990–2013
UN HDI:
World ranking sixty two
Reliable language:
Malay
Timezone:
GMT plus 8hr
Foreign money:
Ringgit or Malaysian greenback (M$)
Geography
Vicinity:
329,758 sq.Km
Coastline:
Four,680km
Capital city:
Kuala Lumpur
Populace density (according to sq. Km):
90

Mendacity north of the equator in crucial South-East Asia, above Singapore and south of Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia is separated with the aid of approximately 540 km of the South China Sea from the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, which proportion the island of Borneo with Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam. Malaysian islands consist of Labuan, Penang and the Langkawi Islands.

The Federation of Malaysia incorporates three federal territories (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan) and thirteen states (Sabah, Sarawak and the 11 states of Peninsular Malaysia). The peninsular states are the nine sultanates of Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor and Terengganu, plus Melaka and Penang.

Most important cities: 

Kuala Lumpur (capital, pop. 1.48m in 2010), Subang Jaya (Selangor, contiguous with Kuala Lumpur, 1.55m), Kelang (Selangor, 1.11m), Johor Baharu (Johor, 916,four hundred), Ampang Jaya (Selangor, 804,900), Ipoh (Perak, 704,600), Shah Alam (Selangor, 671,three hundred), Kuching (Sarawak, 658,500), Petaling Jaya (Selangor, 638,500), Kota Kinabalu (Sabah, 604,one hundred), Batu Sembilan Cheras (Selangor, 601,500), Sandakan (Sabah, 501,2 hundred), Kajang Sungai Chua (Selangor, 448,2 hundred), Seremban (Negeri Sembilan, 439,300), Kuantan (Pahang, 422,000), Tawau (Sabah, 381,seven-hundred), Kuala Terengganu (Terengganu, 286,three hundred), Miri (280,500), Kota Baharu (Kelantan, 272,six hundred), Bukit Mertajam (Penang, 228,000), Alor Setar (Kedah, 212,six hundred), Taiping (Perak, 212,600), Melaka (Melaka, 201,four hundred) and George metropolis (Penang, 157,700).

Delivery: 

There are one hundred forty four,four hundred km of roads, eighty consistent with cent paved. A very good network in Peninsular Malaysia which include a dual carriageway from north to south. Toll motorways (including elements of the North–South throughway) were constructed by non-public businesses.

There is a railway community of two,250 km operated through Malaysian Railway, in Peninsular Malaysia, linking with Singapore within the south and Thailand to the north. Explicit trains are current. Sabah has a coastal line; Sarawak has no railway.

Kuala Lumpur’s light railway machine commenced operations inside the late Nineties. It combines underground and raised music and covers the entire metropolis, connecting city centre with airports and suburbs.

Ferry offerings run between ports at the peninsula and link the peninsula with Sabah and Sarawak. River delivery is properly evolved inside the east and the only form of shipping in far off areas.

The brand new Kuala Lumpur international Airport at Sepang, fifty five km to the south of Kuala Lumpur, turned into completed in 1998, in time for the Commonwealth video games. Other global airports are at Penang (sixteen km south of George metropolis), Kota Kinabalu (Sabah), and Kuching (Sarawak).

Global family members: 

Malaysia is a member of Asia–Pacific monetary Cooperation, affiliation of Southeast Asian nations, Indian Ocean Rim affiliation, Non-Aligned movement, agency of Islamic Cooperation, United international locations and international exchange business enterprise.

Topography: 

Peninsular Malaysia has a mountainous backbone (highest height Gunong Tahan, 2,156 metres) with low plains on either side. Within the west, mangrove swamps and mudflats on the coast supply way to cultivated plains. Sandy seashores lie along the east coast. The primary rivers are the Perak and the Pahang. Sabah’s mountains consist of Mount Kinabalu (4,094 metres), the best top in South-East Asia. Sarawak’s maximum mountain is Murud (2,385 metres), its most important river the Rejang.

Climate: 

Tropical, with heavy annual rainfall and excessive humidity. The each day temperature all through Malaysia varies from 21–32°C. In Kuala Lumpur, April and might are the most up to date months, December the coldest and April the wettest.

Environment: 

The maximum huge environmental troubles are deforestation; air pollutants by industrial and motor emissions; water pollutants by way of uncooked sewage; and smoke or haze from Indonesian forest fires.

Flora: 

Extensive logging and replanting operations are regularly changing the wooded area’s shape. Maximum cleared regions are inside the north-east and west of Peninsular Malaysia. Large tracts of Sabah’s forests had been felled within the 1970s and Nineteen Eighties; the authorities is making an attempt to cut down logging. Forest covers 62 in step with cent of the land region, having declined at zero.4 in keeping with cent p.A. 1990–2010. Arable land accommodates 5 consistent with cent and permanent cropland 18 in keeping with cent of the full land location.

Flora and fauna: 

East Malaysia has considered one of the most important and most varied chook populations within the global, including many species of parrots, hornbills and broadbills. The endangered orangutan, the proboscis monkey and huge wild ox, the seladang or Malayan gaur, also arise. Inside the country as a whole 70 mammal species and forty two hen species are concept to be endangered (2014).

History of Malaysia


Malaysia is to host the 10th biennial conference of the Commonwealth association for Public administration and management and the fifth discussion board of Commonwealth Public carrier Ministers in Kuala Lumpur in October 2014; and on the 2013 CHOGM in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Malaysia provided to host CHOGM 2019.

Tash Aw turned into a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize nearby winner with The harmony Silk manufacturing facility in 2006; and Sri Lankan Rani Manicka, who was born in Malaysia, together with her novel, The Rice mother, in 2003.

Scholarships for postgraduate have a look at are provided with the aid of Malaysia to citizens of other Commonwealth international locations below the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan.

Key information

Joined Commonwealth:
1957
Population:
29,717,000 (2013)
GDP:
Three.Five% p.A. 1990–2013
UN HDI:
World ranking sixty two
Reliable language:
Malay
Timezone:
GMT plus 8hr
Foreign money:
Ringgit or Malaysian greenback (M$)
Geography
Vicinity:
329,758 sq.Km
Coastline:
Four,680km
Capital city:
Kuala Lumpur
Populace density (according to sq. Km):
90

Mendacity north of the equator in crucial South-East Asia, above Singapore and south of Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia is separated with the aid of approximately 540 km of the South China Sea from the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, which proportion the island of Borneo with Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam. Malaysian islands consist of Labuan, Penang and the Langkawi Islands.

The Federation of Malaysia incorporates three federal territories (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan) and thirteen states (Sabah, Sarawak and the 11 states of Peninsular Malaysia). The peninsular states are the nine sultanates of Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor and Terengganu, plus Melaka and Penang.

Most important cities: 

Kuala Lumpur (capital, pop. 1.48m in 2010), Subang Jaya (Selangor, contiguous with Kuala Lumpur, 1.55m), Kelang (Selangor, 1.11m), Johor Baharu (Johor, 916,four hundred), Ampang Jaya (Selangor, 804,900), Ipoh (Perak, 704,600), Shah Alam (Selangor, 671,three hundred), Kuching (Sarawak, 658,500), Petaling Jaya (Selangor, 638,500), Kota Kinabalu (Sabah, 604,one hundred), Batu Sembilan Cheras (Selangor, 601,500), Sandakan (Sabah, 501,2 hundred), Kajang Sungai Chua (Selangor, 448,2 hundred), Seremban (Negeri Sembilan, 439,300), Kuantan (Pahang, 422,000), Tawau (Sabah, 381,seven-hundred), Kuala Terengganu (Terengganu, 286,three hundred), Miri (280,500), Kota Baharu (Kelantan, 272,six hundred), Bukit Mertajam (Penang, 228,000), Alor Setar (Kedah, 212,six hundred), Taiping (Perak, 212,600), Melaka (Melaka, 201,four hundred) and George metropolis (Penang, 157,700).

Delivery: 

There are one hundred forty four,four hundred km of roads, eighty consistent with cent paved. A very good network in Peninsular Malaysia which include a dual carriageway from north to south. Toll motorways (including elements of the North–South throughway) were constructed by non-public businesses.

There is a railway community of two,250 km operated through Malaysian Railway, in Peninsular Malaysia, linking with Singapore within the south and Thailand to the north. Explicit trains are current. Sabah has a coastal line; Sarawak has no railway.

Kuala Lumpur’s light railway machine commenced operations inside the late Nineties. It combines underground and raised music and covers the entire metropolis, connecting city centre with airports and suburbs.

Ferry offerings run between ports at the peninsula and link the peninsula with Sabah and Sarawak. River delivery is properly evolved inside the east and the only form of shipping in far off areas.

The brand new Kuala Lumpur international Airport at Sepang, fifty five km to the south of Kuala Lumpur, turned into completed in 1998, in time for the Commonwealth video games. Other global airports are at Penang (sixteen km south of George metropolis), Kota Kinabalu (Sabah), and Kuching (Sarawak).

Global family members: 

Malaysia is a member of Asia–Pacific monetary Cooperation, affiliation of Southeast Asian nations, Indian Ocean Rim affiliation, Non-Aligned movement, agency of Islamic Cooperation, United international locations and international exchange business enterprise.

Topography: 

Peninsular Malaysia has a mountainous backbone (highest height Gunong Tahan, 2,156 metres) with low plains on either side. Within the west, mangrove swamps and mudflats on the coast supply way to cultivated plains. Sandy seashores lie along the east coast. The primary rivers are the Perak and the Pahang. Sabah’s mountains consist of Mount Kinabalu (4,094 metres), the best top in South-East Asia. Sarawak’s maximum mountain is Murud (2,385 metres), its most important river the Rejang.

Climate: 

Tropical, with heavy annual rainfall and excessive humidity. The each day temperature all through Malaysia varies from 21–32°C. In Kuala Lumpur, April and might are the most up to date months, December the coldest and April the wettest.

Environment: 

The maximum huge environmental troubles are deforestation; air pollutants by industrial and motor emissions; water pollutants by way of uncooked sewage; and smoke or haze from Indonesian forest fires.

Flora: 

Extensive logging and replanting operations are regularly changing the wooded area’s shape. Maximum cleared regions are inside the north-east and west of Peninsular Malaysia. Large tracts of Sabah’s forests had been felled within the 1970s and Nineteen Eighties; the authorities is making an attempt to cut down logging. Forest covers 62 in step with cent of the land region, having declined at zero.4 in keeping with cent p.A. 1990–2010. Arable land accommodates 5 consistent with cent and permanent cropland 18 in keeping with cent of the full land location.

Flora and fauna: 

East Malaysia has considered one of the most important and most varied chook populations within the global, including many species of parrots, hornbills and broadbills. The endangered orangutan, the proboscis monkey and huge wild ox, the seladang or Malayan gaur, also arise. Inside the country as a whole 70 mammal species and forty two hen species are concept to be endangered (2014).

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