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Malaysia - Physical geography

Area : 329 750 Km2
Water : 0.36 %
Lands under cultivation : 15 %
Forests : 58 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Indian Ocean)
Max. Height : 4100 m (Gunung Kinabalu)


Malaysia - Climate
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Kuala Lumpur
Rainfall (mm) in Kuala Lumpur
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Malaysia - People
Nationality : Malaysian
Main language(s) : Malay, English, Chinese

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Population (2005) : 25 358 000 people
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Density : 77 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.8 children / woman
Life expectancy : 73 years
Urban population : 64 %

Main cities :
1 250 000 people Kuala Lumpur (capital)
330 000 people Johor Bahru
385 000 people Ipoh
76 000 people Malacca


Malaysia - Economy
Currency : Ringgit (MYR) = 100 Sen
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 4.58 Ringgit (MYR)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 95.2 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 3754 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 125.85 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 4963 dollars


Malaysia - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Rubber (3)
- Coconuts (8)
- Cocoa (9)
- Thé (22)
- Riz (24)
- Wood
- Tin (9)
- Lead (13)
- Gaz naturel (13)
- Bauxite (21)
- Pétrole (25)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 1997) :
- Palm oil (1)
- Electronic components
RECORDS :
- The largest cave in the world = Sarawak Chamber (Gunung Mulu, Malaysia) : 700 x 300 x 70 m.
- 3rd largest island in the world = Borneo (743 107 Km2).


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