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Malaysia - MY / MYS

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 location on map

Information about Malaysia

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 facts

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%

Where to fly from Malaysia

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Kuala Lumpur (MY) - London (GB) KUL LHR MH 4 0 0 825 788,00$
Kota Kinabalu (MY) - Singapore (SG) BKI SIN TR 491 0 0 130 49,00$
Kota Kinabalu (MY) - Singapore (SG) BKI SIN AK 1793 0 0 145 30,00$
Ipoh (MY) - Singapore (SG) IPH SIN AK 1311 0 0 75 131,00$
Ipoh (MY) - Singapore (SG) IPH SIN TR 485 0 0 80 32,00$
Kuala Lumpur (MY) - Denpasar (ID) KUL DPS AK 378 0 0 185 70,00$
Kuching (MY) - Singapore (SG) KCH SIN TR 431 0 0 90 39,00$
Kuala Lumpur (MY) - Singapore (SG) KUL SIN MH 603 0 0 65 62,00$
Kuala Lumpur (MY) - Siem Reap (KH) KUL REP AK 540 0 0 130 55,00$
Kuala Lumpur (MY) - Phnom Penh (KH) KUL PNH MH 754 0 0 120 119,00$
Updated 27.05.2022

MY economy

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

MY 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

MY transport

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

Malaysia cities by first letter

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From Malaysia to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 9735 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 9659 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 9844 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 17746 km
BEL Flag of Belgium Belgium Europe Brussels 10710 km
BHR Flag of Bahrain Bahrain Asia - 6721 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 16805 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 16390 km
DNK Flag of Denmark Denmark Europe Copenhagen 10251 km
DOM Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic North America Santo Domingo 17475 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
1211337 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 2022 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.