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  • Name:
  • Federation of Malaysia
  • Location:
  • South-East Asia
  • Time:
  • IST (+) 2 1/2 hrs
  • Capital:
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Language:
  • Bahasa Malaysia (official), English, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainan, Foochow), Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
  • Area:
  • 329,758 sq kms
  • Population:
  • 29,628,392 (July 2013 est.)
  • National Day:
  • 31 Aug
  • Currency:
  • Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 1 = INR 19.22.
  • Climate:
  • Tropical without extremely high temperatures. Days are very warm, while nights are fairly cool. The main rainy season in the east runs between November and February, while August is the wettest period on the west coast. East Malaysia has heavy rains (November to February) in Sabah and in Sarawak. However, it is difficult to generalise about the country’s climate, as rainfall differs on the east and west coasts according to the prevailing monsoon winds (northeast or southwest).
  • Holidays:
  • Year 2014: New Year's Day, 13 Jan Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad), 31 Jan Chinese New Year, 1 Feb Federal Territory Day, 1 May Labour Day, 6 May Wesak Day (Buddha's Birthday), 7 Jun King's Birthday, 28 Jul Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan), 31 Aug Merdeka Day (National Day), 4 Oct Hari Raya Qurban (Feast of Sacrifice), 24 Oct Deepavali (Festival of Lights), 25 Oct Awal Muharram (Islamic New Year), 25 Dec Christmas Day
  • Airline Name:
  • Malaysian Airlines MH
  • International Airports:
  • Senai (JHB)
    Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
    Penang (PEN)
    Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB)
    Kuching (KCH)
    Kota Kinabalu (BKI)
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