Malaysia

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Peninsular 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).
Peninsular Malaysia, also known as Malaya or West Malaysia, is the part of Malaysia which lies on the Malay Peninsula and surrounding islands.

Vietnam

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Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
It shares its maritime borders with Thailand through the Gulf of Thailand, and the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia through the South China Sea.

Thailand

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Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
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.

Borneo

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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).
The island is politically divided among three countries: Malaysia and Brunei in the north, and Indonesia to the south.

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.

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, Japan to the northeast, Vietnam to the west, Palau to the east, and Malaysia and Indonesia to the south.

Brunei

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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 country is completely surrounded by the insular Malaysian state of Sarawak.

Putrajaya

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

Singapore

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Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
Singapore gained independence from the British Empire in 1963 by joining Malaysia along with Sabah and Sarawak, but separated two years later over ideological differences, becoming a fully sovereign state in 1965.

Wildlife of Malaysia

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

Indonesia

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

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, Malaysian Indians, and indigenous peoples.
Malaysian Chinese people or Chinese Malaysians, are ethnic Chinese (Han Chinese) 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 in the merger of the Federation of Malaya with the former British colonies of North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore.

Crown Colony of North Borneo

North BorneoBritish North BorneoCrown Colony
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

Malay StatesMalay RulersMalay sultanates
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.

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.

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 دڤرتوان اݢوڠ), also known as the Supreme Head or the King, is the constitutional monarch and head of state of Malaysia.

Malay language

MalayBahasa MelayuMalay-language
The country's official language is Malaysian, a standard form of the Malay language.
Malay (Bahasa Melayu, بهاس ملايو) is an Austronesian language spoken in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, as well as parts of Thailand.

Prime Minister of Malaysia

Prime MinisterMalaysian Prime MinisterPrime Minister of Malaya
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.

Federation of Malaya

MalayaMalayanPersekutuan Tanah Melayu
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 when the federation united with the Singapore, North Borneo, and Sarawak Crown Colonies.

British Malaya

MalayaMalayanBritish rule
Malaysia has its origins in the Malay kingdoms which, from the 18th century, became subject to the British Empire, along with the British Straits Settlements protectorate.
On 16 September 1963, the federation, along with North Borneo (Sabah), Sarawak, and Singapore, formed the larger federation 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, Malaysian Indians, and indigenous peoples.
The Orang Asal are the indigenous people of Malaysia.