Malaysia - Key Facts and Figures

Essential basics and useful websites for planning a move to Malaysia...

Formal Name Malaysia
Capital Kuala Lumpur
Main Cities Klang, Johor Bahru
Official Language Bahasa Malaysia
Currency Ringgits (MYR)
Dialling Code +60
Emergency numbers 999 / 112
Time Zone UTC + 8 hours
Daylight Savings Time Malaysia does not observe DST
Electricity 240 volts; frequency of 50 hertz. Plug type G
Government Constitutional monarchy
Population 29,179,952 (July 2012 estimate)
Climate tropical; annual monsoons
Area Surface 329,847 sq km
Coastline 4,675 Km
Malaysian flag Malaysian flag


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