Our country information for Malaysia provides relevant facts and figures as well as useful links to resources, websites and local media.
Population: 32 million (2018)
Geography: West Malaysia (area 131,794 square kms) and East Malaysia (198,000 square kms)
Climate: Equatorial, hot and humid all year
World heritage sites: Kinabalu National Park and Gunung National Park
Capital City: Kuala Lumpur
Language(s): Bahasa Malaysia, English, Chinese, Indian dialects
Official language: Bahasa Malaysia
Political system: Federal constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy
Travel advisory information: For up-to-date travel advice for Malaysia from the New Zealand government visit safetravel.govt.