Malaysia BASIC INFOMATION
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Malaysia covers an area of 330,000 square kilometers and is located between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The whole territory is divided into East Malaysia and West Malaysia by the South China Sea. It is located in the southern part of the Malay Peninsula, bordering Thailand to the north, the Strait of Malacca to the west, and the South China Sea to the east. East Malaysia is the collective name of Sarawak and Sabah. It is located in the northern part of Kalimantan and has a coastline of 4192 kilometers. Malaysia has a tropical rainforest climate. The output and export of rubber, palm oil and pepper are among the top in the world. |
Malaysia has a total area of 330,000 square kilometers. Located in Southeast Asia, between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The whole territory is divided into East Malaysia and West Malaysia by the South China Sea. West Malaysia is the Malayan region, located in the southern part of the Malay Peninsula, bordering Thailand to the north, the Strait of Malacca to the west, and the South China Sea to the east. East Malaysia is the collective name of Sarawak and Sabah, located in the north of Kalimantan. . The coastline is 4192 kilometers long. Tropical rain forest climate. The average annual temperature in the inland mountainous areas is 22 ℃ -28 ℃, and the coastal plains are 25 ℃ -30 ℃.
The country is divided into 13 states, including Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor, Terengganu and East Malaysia. Sabah, Sarawak, and three other federal territories: the capital Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putra Jaya (Putra Jaya, federal government administrative center).
In the early AD, ancient kingdoms such as Jitu and Langyaxiu were established on the Malay Peninsula. At the beginning of the 15th century, the Manchurian Kingdom with Malacca as the center unified most of the Malay Peninsula and developed into a major international trade center in Southeast Asia at that time. Since the 16th century, it has been invaded by Portugal, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. It became a British colony in 1911. Sarawak and Sabah belonged to Brunei in history, and in 1888 they became British protectors. During the Second World War, Malaya, Sarawak, and Sabah were occupied by Japan. Britain resumed its colonial rule after the war. On August 31, 1957, the Federation of Malaya became independent within the Commonwealth. On September 16, 1963, the Federation of Malaya, Singapore, Sarawak, and Sabah merged to form Malaysia (Singapore announced its withdrawal on August 9, 1965).
National flag: It is a horizontal rectangle with a ratio of length to width of 2:1. The main body is composed of 14 red and white horizontal stripes with equal width. On the upper left is a dark blue rectangle with a yellow crescent and a yellow star with 14 sharp corners. The 14 red and white bars and 14-pointed star symbolize the 13 states and governments of Malaysia. Blue symbolizes the unity of the people and the relationship between Malaysia and the British Commonwealth. The British flag has blue as its base, yellow symbolizes the head of state, and the crescent moon symbolizes the state religion of Malaysia.
The total population of Malaysia is 26.26 million (as of the end of 2005). Among them, Malays and other indigenous people accounted for 66.1%, Chinese accounted for 25.3%, and Indians accounted for 7.4%. The aboriginal residents of Sarawak State are dominated by Iban people, and in Sabah State are dominated by Kadashan people. Malay is the national language, general English and Chinese are also widely used. Islam is the state religion, and other religions include Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, and fetishism.
Malaysia is rich in natural resources. The output and export volume of rubber, palm oil and pepper are among the highest in the world. Before the 1970s, the economy was based on agriculture and relied on the export of primary products. Later, the industrial structure was continuously adjusted, and the electronics, manufacturing, construction and service industries developed rapidly. Rich in tropical hardwoods. Agriculture is dominated by cash crops, mainly rubber, oil palm, pepper, cocoa and tropical fruits. The self-sufficiency rate of rice is 76%. Since the 1970s, the industrial structure has been continuously adjusted, and the manufacturing, construction, and service industries have developed rapidly. In the mid-1980s, due to the impact of the world economic recession, the economy encountered difficulties. After the government took measures to stimulate the growth of foreign capital and private capital, the economy has improved significantly. Since 1987, the economy has continued to develop rapidly, and the average annual national economic growth rate has been maintained at more than 8%, making it one of the eye-catching emerging industrial countries in Asia. Tourism is the country's third largest economic pillar, and the main tourist spots are Penang, Malacca, Langkawi Island, Tioman Island, etc. Currency: Ringgit.
Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur) is the capital of Malaysia and one of the most famous cities in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur is located on the southwest coast of the Malay Peninsula, with 101 degrees 41 minutes east longitude and 3 degrees 09 minutes north latitude. It covers an area of about 244 square kilometers including suburban areas and has a population of about 1.5 million, of which Chinese and overseas Chinese account for 2/3. It is the largest city in Malaysia. . The west, north, and east sides of the city are surrounded by hills and mountains. After the Klang River and its tributary Emai River converge in the city, it flows into the Strait of Malacca from the southwest.
Kuala Lumpur has beautiful scenery, with commercial and residential areas to the east of the Klang River, and government offices to the west. The streets of the city are neatly arranged. Typical Muslim buildings and Chinese-style residences complement each other, which is unique to an oriental city. The taste. In the 1970s and 1980s, many modern high-rise buildings were built in the city. On the Chinatown below the building, the Chinese signs of many Chinese-run restaurants and hotels can be seen, and the attractive fragrance of Chinese Lai cuisine can be seen from time to time in the restaurants. Kuala Lumpur is located in a limestone hilly area with many caves. The old abandoned mine pits in the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur have now been stored as lakes for fish farming or as parks. The famous ones are Batu Caves, Hot Water Cave, etc. In addition, famous buildings and scenic spots include the Parliament Building, National Museum, Jilangjie Waterfall, Lakeside Park and National Mosque.