National Symbols of Malaysia

Malaysia is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand, . The capital of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.

The official language is Malay and the Malaysian ringgit is the currency of the Malaysia. The domain is .my and the country code is +60.

National day is celebrated on 31 Aug 1957. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Malaysia is no exception.

In Malaysia, Sepaktakraw is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Malaysian people. Teh Tarik is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Malaysia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Usman Awang represent a national Malaysian symbol.

The country was founded by Tunku Abdul Rahman. and Ismail Sabri Yaakob is the Prime Minister.

In Malaysia the power plugs and sockets are of type C, G, M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Malaysian national anthem was written by Collectively, led by Tunku Abdul Rahman and composed by Pierre Jean de Beranger.

Country information

Former name(s) Federation of Malaya
Official name(s) Federation of Malaysia
Alternative name(s) Malaysia (official, English), Persekutuan Malaysia
Regional location Southeastern Asia, peninsula bordering Thailand and northern one-third of the island of Borneo, bordering Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea, south of Vietnam
Country name etymology "Land of the Malays", "Malay" is the name of an ethno religious group of Austronesian people predominantly inhabiting the Malay Peninsula.
Climate Tropical; annual southwest (April to October) and northeast (October to February) monsoons
Terrain Coastal plains rising to hills and mountains
Population 32,365,999
National Day 31 Aug 1957
Language(s) Malay
Religion Islam, Christianity & Folk
Country code +60
Literacy rate 89.5%
Currency Malaysian ringgit
Capital city Kuala Lumpur
Domain(TLD) .my
Ethnicity Bumiputera, Malay, Orang & Asli
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Malaysian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 330,803 km2 (127,724 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+8 (MST)
Average elevation 538 m (1,765 ft)
Coastline 4,675 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Malaysia

Flag map of Malaysia

Motto of Malaysia

Bersekutu Bertambah Mutu -"Unity is strength"

National animal of Malaysia

The National animal of Malaysia is Malayan tiger

National Animal of Malaysia - Malayan tiger

National flower of Malaysia

The National flower of Malaysia is Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis. Botanical name is Hibiscus .

National flower of Malaysia - Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis

National bird of Malaysia

The National bird of Malaysia is Rhino hornbills

National bird of Malaysia - Rhino hornbills

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Neighbouring countries of Malaysia

Malaysian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A fool is like the big drum that beats fast but does not realize its hollowness.

An ox with long horns, even if he does not butt, will be accused of butting.

Anything with scales counts as fish.

Do not be tricked into thinking that there are no crocodiles just because the water is still.

Do not measure another man’s coat on your body.

Don’t think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.

Don’t use an axe to embroider.

Fear to let spill a drop and you will spill a lot.

Feasting is the physician’s harvest.

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