Malaysia

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Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia.wikipedia
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Vietnam

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Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand in the north and maritime borders with Singapore in the south, Vietnam in the northeast, and Indonesia in the west.
Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, part of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia across the South China Sea to the east and southeast.

Thailand

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Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand in the north and maritime borders with Singapore in the south, Vietnam in the northeast, and Indonesia in the west.
Thailand is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar.

Philippines

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East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam.
Bounded by the South China Sea on the west, the Philippine Sea on the east and the Celebes Sea on the southwest, the Philippines shares maritime borders with Taiwan to the north, Vietnam to the west, Palau to the east and Malaysia and Indonesia to the south.

Putrajaya

Putrajaya, MalaysiaWP Putrajaya2000 Federal Territory of Putrajaya Agreement
Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of federal government.
Putrajaya, officially the Federal Territory of Putrajaya (Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya), is a planned city and the federal administrative centre of Malaysia.

Brunei

Brunei DarussalamBruneianProtectorate of Brunei
East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam.
Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, the sovereign state is completely surrounded by the Malaysian state of Sarawak.

East Malaysia

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The federal constitutional monarchy consists of 13 states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo).
East Malaysia (Malaysia Timur), also known as Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan (Sabah, Sarawak dan Labuan) or Malaysian Borneo, is the part of Malaysia on the island of Borneo, the world's third largest island.

Indonesia

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Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand in the north and maritime borders with Singapore in the south, Vietnam in the northeast, and Indonesia in the west.
The country shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and the eastern part of Malaysia.

Wildlife of Malaysia

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In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, with large numbers of endemic species.
The wildlife of Malaysia is diverse, with Malaysia being a megadiverse country.

Singapore

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Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand in the north and maritime borders with Singapore in the south, Vietnam in the northeast, and Indonesia in the west.
It gained independence from the UK in 1963 by federating with other former British territories to form Malaysia, but separated two years later over ideological differences, becoming a sovereign nation in 1965.

Demographics of Malaysia

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The country is multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, which plays a large role in its politics.
Malaysia's population, according to the 2010 census, is 28,334,000 including non-citizens, which makes it the 42nd most populated country in the world.

Culture of Malaysia

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The country is multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, which plays a large role in its politics.
The culture of Malaysia draws on the varied cultures of the different people of Malaysia.

Malaysian Chinese

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About half the population is ethnically Malay, with large minorities of Malaysian Chinese (the second largest community of Overseas Chinese in the world), Malaysian Indians, and indigenous peoples.
The Malaysian Chinese consist of people of Chinese—particularly Han Chinese—ancestry who were born in or immigrated to Malaysia.

Singapore in Malaysia

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In 1965, Singapore was expelled from the federation.
Malaysia was formed on 16 September 1963 as a new political entity from the merger of the Federation of Malaya with former British colonies of North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore.

Crown Colony of North Borneo

North BorneoCrown ColonyBritish North Borneo
Malaya united with North Borneo, Sarawak, and Singapore on 16 September 1963 to become Malaysia.
It was succeeded as the state of Sabah through the formation of the Federation of Malaysia on 16 September 1963.

Monarchies of Malaysia

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He is an elected monarch chosen from the hereditary rulers of the nine Malay states every five years.
The monarchies of Malaysia refer to the constitutional monarchy system as practised in Malaysia.

Yang di-Pertuan Agong

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The head of state is the king, known as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong (literally "He Who is Made Lord", Jawi: يڠ دي-ڤرتوان اڬوڠ), also known as the Supreme Head or the King, is the monarch and head of state of Malaysia.

States and federal territories of Malaysia

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The federal constitutional monarchy consists of 13 states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo). He is an elected monarch chosen from the hereditary rulers of the nine Malay states every five years.
The states and federal territories of Malaysia are the principal administrative divisions of Malaysia.

Prime Minister of Malaysia

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The head of government is the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister of Malaysia (Perdana Menteri Malaysia) is the head of government and the highest political office in Malaysia.

Malaysian ringgit

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Basic healthcare services at government-run clinics with prescription cost RM1.
The Malaysian ringgit (plural: ringgit; symbol: RM; currency code: MYR; formerly the Malaysian dollar) is the currency of Malaysia.

Visa requirements for Malaysian citizens

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In 2017, Malaysian citizens had visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 164 countries and territories, ranking the Malaysian passport the 20th most accepted in the world.
Visa requirements for Malaysian citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Malaysia.

British Malaya

MalayaMalayanBritish rule
Malaysia has its origins in the Malay kingdoms which, from the 18th century, became subject to the British Empire when the Straits Settlements became British protectorates.
On 16 September 1963, the federation, along with North Borneo (Sabah), Sarawak, and Singapore, formed into a larger federation of Malaysia.

Federation of Malaya

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Malaya was restructured as the Federation of Malaya in 1948, and achieved independence on 31 August 1957.
The Federation became independent on 31 August 1957, and in 1963 Malaysia was formed from the federation by incorporating the Singapore, North Borneo, and Sarawak Crown Colonies.

Malaysian passport

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In 2017, Malaysian citizens had visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 164 countries and territories, ranking the Malaysian passport the 20th most accepted in the world.
The Malaysian passport (Pasport Malaysia) is the passport issued to citizens of Malaysia by the Immigration Department of Malaysia.

Federation

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The federal constitutional monarchy consists of 13 states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo).
Nigeria, Pakistan, India and Malaysia (then Federation of Malaya) became federations on or shortly before becoming independent from the British Empire.

Orang Asal

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About half the population is ethnically Malay, with large minorities of Malaysian Chinese (the second largest community of Overseas Chinese in the world), Malaysian Indians, and indigenous peoples.
The Orang Asal are the indigenous people of Malaysia.