Malaysia by Besides the Obvious
Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital, largest city and the seat of the legislative branch of the federal government. With a population of over 32 million, Malaysia is the world’s 45th-most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia is in Tanjung Piai. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, home to numerous endemic species.
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Useful information about Malaysia
What is the capital of Malaysia?
Kuala Lumpur is the national capital, largest city, and the seat of the legislative branch of the federal government.
Is Malaysia safe?
Malaysia is a relatively safe place to travel. As tourism is one of the most important industries of the country, the people are welcoming and polite to tourists. However, it never hurts to be careful and be on the lookout for shady people lurking around.
When is the best time to visit Malaysia?
The best time to visit Malaysia is commonly between December to April. With spurts of rain here and there, the weather is hot and humid most of the time throughout the year. The tropical monsoon climate of Malaysia ensures short spells of rain even in the driest season, so make sure you carry an umbrella.
Which are the best places to visit in Malaysia?
Kuala Lumpur. Any journey to Malaysia should start in Kuala Lumpur, the nation’s capital and largest city. Besides that: Sipadan Island, Taman Negara National Park, Malacca, Johor Bahru, Genting Highlands, Cameron Highlands, Pulau Pangkor.