Malaysia

Brooke Eglinton

language

The main language spoken in Malaysia is bohasa Malaysian.

Food

Top five dishes made in Malaysia are-

1 Rati canai

2 Chilli pan mee

3 Malaysian satay

4 Grilled stingray

5 Char kuay teow

Size of country

The size of Malaysia is 329 847km².

Currency

Malaysian ringgit

One Malaysian ringgit is equal to 0.32 Australain dollar

In coins they have 5, 10, 20, 50 sen (cents)

Bank notes they have RM1, RM5, RM10, RM20, RM50 and RM100

Capital city

The capital city of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur. Since the 1900s Kuala Lumpur has been host to many international sporting and cultural events including 1998 Commenwealth games and Formula one grandpix.

Natural Landforms

Batu Caves- To access the 100 m cave, visitors should climb a very steep 272 step staircase to the caves. They are located 13km away from Kuala Lumpar. There are three main caves which have many artworks. One of the major attractions at the site is the massive 140 ft high statue.

Built Landmarks

Petronus Twin Towers have 88 stories each and the worlds largest twin tower buildings. Planning on the Petronas Towers started on 1 January 1992 then completed on March 1 1996.

Rainforests

The main forests in Malaysia are Lowland Dipterocarp forest, Hill Dipterocarp forest, Upper Hill Dipterocarp forest, Oak-Laurel forest, Montane Ericaceous forest, Peat Swamp forest and Mangrove forest.

National animal

Malayan tiger which is critaclly endangered.

Language phrases

goodbye- selemant tinggal.

thankyou- terima kasih.

welcome- selemant datang.

Famouse people

Amber Chia- she is a model, actress, tv host and brand ambassador (age 33)

Michelle Yeoh- Actress, best known for doing her own stunts (age 53)

Nicholas Teo- He is a Malaysian Chinese singer signed under Play Music. (age 34)

Transport

The main transport people use is taxis and Bicycle rickshaws.

Politics

Malaysia is a democracy. The current prime minister of Malaysia is Najib Razak he went into the position on 3 April 2009.