Peninsular Malaysia


Peninsular Malaysia
territory of Malaysia comprising the former federation of states on the S end of the Malay Peninsula: see MALAYA Federation of

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Malaysian  Semenanjung Malaysia , also called  West Malaysia  or  Malaysian  Malaysia Barat 

      region of the 13-state federation of Malaysia. It occupies the southern half of the Malay Peninsula and is separated from East Malaysia (on the island of Borneo) by the South China Sea. Formerly the Federation of Malaya (1948–63), it contains the bulk of Malaysia's population and has the capital city of Kuala Lumpur and the administrative centre of Putrajaya. Pop. (2005 est.) 20,799,700.

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Universalium. 2010.

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