Malaysia: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 2.39238 / longitude: 112.84719

General information


Example of famous dishes in this country: Nasi lemak,Satay, Laksa, Roti canai. There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: Kinabalu Park, Gunung Mulu National Park, Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca, Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley.


The sign for the local currency is RM (MYR). You need to pay 10.90RM (corresponding to $2.45 USD) for a Big Mac at McDonald's ©. It is ranked 38# in the world with a GDP of $372,980,957,208 USD in 2021.


You can find famous universities here like University of Malaya, Putra University, Malaysia, University of Science, Malaysia, National University of Malaysia (UKM), University of Technology, Malaysia. The inhabitants stay 13 years in school (tertiary education included).


With a birth growth rate at 1.01%, the median age is 29.20 years. There are 31,798,200 inhabitants, or 0.426% of the population of planet earth.


Kuala Lumpur is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand. The inhabitants speak the following languages: English, Malay. Country territory measures 330,803 km², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Singapore, Kota Kinabalu.

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Visit to learn more about this nation. Phone numbers start with +60, the ISO code is MY, the domain name ".my" is used by the country's websites


ISO code MY
Capital Kuala Lumpur
Population 31,798,200
World percentage 0.426%
Median age 29.20 years
Population growth rate 1.01%
Main cities
Spoken languages English, Malay
GDP (2021) $372,980,957,208
GDP position #38
Big Mac local price 10.90RM
Big Mac USD price $2.45
Currency code MYR
Currency symbol RM
School life expectancy 13 years
National dish Nasi lemak,Satay, Laksa, Roti canai
TLD .my
Phone prefix +60