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Largest Cities
City Population Estimated
Kuala Lumpur 1,367,300 2002
Klang 665,700 2002
Johor Bahru 664,500 2002

Key Data
Region: Asia
Population: 23,396,800 October 2002
Area Total: 329,750 km2
Area Land: 328,550 km2
Coast Line: 4,675 km km
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Climate: Tropical, annual southwest (April to October) and northeast (October to February) monsoons
Languages: Peninsular Malaysia: Malay (official), English, Chinese dialects, Tamil. Sabah: English, Malay, numerous tribal dialects, Chinese (Mandarin and Hakka dialects predominate). Sarawak: English, Malay, Mandarin, numerous tribal languages
Currency: 1 ringgit (M$) = 100 sen
Holiday: National Day, 31 August (1957)

Average Daily Temperature
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
January: 26.5C / 79F
July: 26.5C / 79.7F
Annual Rainfall: 2393.6mm / 94.2''

Boundaries
Indonesia: 1,782km
Thailand: 506km
Brunei: 381km

Ethnic Divisions
Malay 49%
Chinese 25%
Other Indigenous 11%
Other 8%
Indian 7%

Religions
Islam n/a
Christianity n/a
Buddhism, Daoism and Confuscianism n/a
Hinduism and Sikhism n/a
Shamanism and other indigenous beliefs n/a
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