Official title: Federation of Malaysia
Capital: Kuala Lumpur (K-L)
Area: 329 750km²
Population: 26 million (19 million in Peninsular Malaysia, 7 million in East Malaysia)
Ethnic groups: Malays (62%), Chinese (25%), Indians (10%), Orang Asli (3%)
Languages: Bahasa malaysia is the official language, English is wide spread in metropolises, Chinese, Tamil
Religion: Islam is the state religion since 1450. All Malays are Muslims, over 50% of the population.
Malay practice a moderate Islam and are very tolerant to other religions.
The Chinese are mostly Buddhists or Christians, Indians are Hindouist , Orang Asli tribes living in the jungle are animist.
Government: Constitutional monarchy
King: Since 13 December 2011: Abdul Halim of Kedah,
- 2016-2021: Sultan of Kelentan
- 2021-2026: Sultan of Pahang
- 2026-2031: Sultan of Sultan
- 2031-2036: Sultan of Perak
Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak