Malaysia

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
Asia
Area:
329,750 sq km OR 127,317 sq mi
Coastline:
4,675 km OR 2,906 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: 0 m OR 0 ft
highest point: 4095 m OR 13,435 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
30,331,007 (2010)
Population growth rate:
1.39% (2010)
Population density:
92 per sq km OR 238 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 74.70%
Rural: 25.30%
Life Expectancy:
73.79 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
15.02 (2010)
Birth Rate:
17.7 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
5 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
93.10% (2010)
Male Literacy:
95.40% (2010)
Female Literacy:
90.70% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Kuala Lumpur (official) Putrajaya (seat of government)
Official Language(s):
Malaysian

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$8,729
Currency:
Ringgit

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