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Surface: 329 847 km²
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Population: 28,334,135 inhabitants (2010)
Government: Federal constitutional monarchy (Pick Kingdom)
Highest point: 4,095 m (Mount Kinabalu)
Distance (Amsterdam – Kuala Lumpur): 10,192 km
Flying time: about 12 hours

Travel advice
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
June, July and August are the best months to travel to Malaysia. In these months is relatively the least precipitation.

Malay is the official language in Malaysia. In addition, there are a lot of English and Chinese spoken.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months when leaving Malaysia.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months in Malaysia.

Immunization (vaccination)

For a visit to Malaysia, it is recommended that you get one or more vaccinations.

In Malaysia there  is malaria.

Money and Money
In Malaysia paid by the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR).

Traffic and route
In Malaysia you have to drive on the left side of the road.

In Malaysia, a plug adapter is required.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Malaysia can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Malaysia, visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Malaysia finish on .my.
Official websites of Malaysia: and .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Malaysia.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Malaysia.


An overview of all the holidays in Malaysia can be found on .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Malaysia can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Malaysia can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.