Malaysia is a country that consists of thirteen states and three federal territories in Southeast Asia. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government. The country is separated into two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo by the South China Sea. Malaysia as a unified state did not exist until 1963. Previously, a set of colonies were established by the United Kingdom from the late-18th century, and the western half of modern Malaysia was composed of several separate kingdoms. The Malays form the majority of the population. Some Malays are of Arab descent and there are sizable Chinese and Indian communities. Islam is the largest and the official religion of the federation. Malay is the official language. Tourism is centered on Kuala Lumpur. The ancient port city of Penang has fascinating temples and traditional buildings. And jungle tours of Borneo are increasing in popularity with the unique wildlife.
(Kota Kinabalu, Lahad Datu)
The calls of wild monkeys echo beneath the dense rainforest canopy as you follow the Kinabatangan River deep into the timeless virgin jungles of this remarkable natural paradise.
(Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, Penang, Langkawi)
Feel the fine white sand between your toes as you watch the setting sun cast its golden glow on the peaceful Andaman Sea at Langkawi, where the lush rainforest meets azure ocean lagoons.
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