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  • Kuala Lumpur City Overview

    In the past few decades Kuala Lumpur has come a long way to become one of the most booming metropolitan cities with spectacular buildings and excellent shopping opportunities. Unlike the other metropolitan cities in Asia, Kuala Lumpur has managed to preserve its historical buildings and the tranquility of natural surroundings…
  • Penang Overview

    A perfect blend of East and West, Penang has accepted modernity gracefully while maintaining the heritage and tradition. This wonderful state in Malaysia is situated on the northwest coast of the Malaysian Peninsula and is one of the top tourist destinations in Asia. Penang is the second smallest state in…
  • Putrajaya City Overview

    Nestled in the lap of nature about 25 miles south from Kuala Lumpur is the planned city of Putrajaya. The seat of government was shifted from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya in 1999 even though Kuala Lumpur still is the national capital. Almost 70 percent of Putrajaya is still nature. For…
  • Kota Kinabalu City Overview

    There is a lot to see and do around Kota Kinabalu and is a great place for a family holiday. Kota Kinabalu (sometimes called as KK) is the capital of the state of Sabah in Malaysia. Located on the northwest coast of Borneo facing the South China Sea, Kota Kinabalu also…
  • Shah Alam City Overview

    A well-planned and modern township, Shah Alam is the capital of the state of Selangor and lies in the Petaling and Klang Districts. The city is known for its rubber and olive oil plantations. Travelers can enjoy a scenic ride to Shah Alam from Kuala Lumpur, which is just 20km…
  • Melaka Overview

    Located on the Western Coast of Peninsular Malaysia is the historic state of Melaka. Positioned facing the Straits of Melaka, it is about 150km from Kuala Lumpur. The capital of the state is the city of Melaka located in Central Melaka

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Malaysia Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Putrajaya

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Kuala Lampur

GEOGRAPHY

Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is the 66th largest country by total land area. Bordering with Indonesia and Brunei in East Malaysia and Thailand in West Malayisa with a land area of 329,847 square kilometres (127,355 sq mi)

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 28.3 Million. Muslims account for about 60.4% of the population.

CLIMATE

Hot and humid. An average temperature of 27 °C(80.6 °F) is throughout the year. In the lowlands and in the Coasts have a similar temperature which range between 23 °C(73.4 °F) and 32 °C(89.6 °F).

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Malay is the official language. English and Chinese is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+8 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
Independence Day: August 31st
Malaysia Day:
May Day: May 1st
Christmas: December 25th

Based on the lunar calandar:
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha
Milad-un-Nabi
Muharram (Islamic New Year)

CURRENCY

Malaysian Ringgit

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Civil Defence: 999/991
Ambulance: 110
Fire: 994

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