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The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 33. Malaysia Travel Guide

ByTony Kelbrat

Malaysia has a vibrant mix of foreign and indigenous tribal cultures. Everybody speaks English, since its compulsory in local schools. The cost of 2-bedroom rental apartments begin at around $250 per month and 3-bedroom houses start at $35,000. The Federation of Malaysia comprises Peninsular Malaysia and the states of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo. Located 7 degrees north of the Equator, Peninsular Malaysia is separated from the states of Sabah and Sarawak by the South China Sea. In the north of the peninsula is Thailand while its southern neighbour is Singapore. The population is 21 million. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur. Malays who make up about 57% of the population are the predominant group with Chinese, Indians and other ethnic groups making up the rest. Bahasa Melayu Malay is the national language but English is widely spoken. The ethnic groups also speak various languages and dialects. The New Straits Times is the main English newspaper.

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Publication Date
Apr 23, 2014
Language
English
ISBN
9781312131675
Category
Travel & Adventure
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
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By (author): Tony Kelbrat

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EPUB

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