Malaysia - MY

Name Malaysia (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes MY / MYS
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Kuala Lumpur
Area 32855
DD coordinates 4.140634 / 109.618149
DMS coordinates 4°08'26.28" N / 109°37'5.33" E
UTM coordinates 49N 346618.389244 457806.03025856
Total cities 6031
Flag of Malaysia

Malaysia on map

Malaysia is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Malaysia, is MY.

It's territory covers an area of 32855 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. On nationwide level, Malaysian is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Malaysians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 144403 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 1851 km. Malaysia merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 7200 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 60 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use MYR as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Malaysia live according to the Asia/Kuala_Lumpur time zone, which is also the one used in Kuala Lumpur.

More about Malaysia

Official languages Malaysian
Nationalities Malaysians
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .my
Phone codes 60
Currencies MYR
Life expectancy males Ø 74,1 years
Life expectancy females Ø 78,2 years
Birthrate 16,8 ‰
Deathrate 5,1 ‰
Males/Females 51,4%/48,6%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 246,47 bn $
Importations 221,34 bn $
Tourism receipts 22,20 bn $
Unemployment rate 4,6%
Inflation rate 0,66%
Corruption index 51 (moderate)
Energy consumption 136,9 bn kWh

Land use

5% Urban areas 15565 km²
24% Agricultural areas 78820 km²
68% Forest 223148 km²
0% Water areas 1795 km²
4% Others 12812 km²


Roadways 144403 km
Railways 1851 km
Waterways 7200 km
Commercial harbors 1748
Airports 98

Malaysia cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 6031):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
PER Flag of Peru Peru South America Lima 19257 km
ECU Flag of Ecuador Ecuador South America Quito 19115 km
COL Flag of Colombia Colombia South America Bogota 19054 km
VEN Flag of Venezuela Venezuela South America Caracas 18975 km
BOL Flag of Bolivia Bolivia South America Sucre 18472 km
GUY Flag of Guyana Guyana South America - 18399 km
PAN Flag of Panama Panama North America Panama City 18250 km
CUW Flag of Curacao Curacao North America - 18190 km
BES Flag of Bonaire Bonaire North America - 18187 km
SUR Flag of Suriname Suriname South America Paramaribo 18185 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 567 km
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 714 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 1011 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 1193 km
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand Asia Bangkok 1333 km
VNM Flag of Vietnam Vietnam Asia Hanoi 1373 km
PHL Flag of Philippines Philippines Asia Manila 1659 km
LAO Flag of Laos Laos Asia Vientiane 1684 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 1686 km
MAC Flag of Macao Macao Asia - 2049 km

There are many ways to find how far is Malaysia (MY) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Malaysia to Haversine
North pole 9547 km 5932 mil
Equator 12183 km 7570 mil
South pole 10468 km 6504 mil
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246 Countries
1208701 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Malaysia and Peru is 19257 kilometers or 11966 miles.
The most smallest distances between Malaysia and Brunei is 567 kilometers or 352 miles.
We found information about 6031 cities.
The capital of MY is Kuala Lumpur with population in 2021 over 8285000 people.
The area of Malaysia (MY) is 32855 square kilometers.
Yes, Malaysia is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of MY is Malaysia.
Malaysia has approximately 98 airports.