Where Is Malaysia?


Quick Answer

Malaysia is situated in Southeastern Asia, north of the equator and to the south of Vietnam. Malaysia comprises a peninsula that borders Brunei, Indonesia and Thailand. Malaysia is also bordered by the South China Sea to the east.

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Malaysia covers a total area of 127,350 square miles, making it a little larger than the state of New Mexico and the 67th largest country in the world. The capital and largest city of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur is near the western coast of the country, covering an area of 94 miles. The city has a population of about 1.6 million people, as of 2010. Malaysia has a total population estimated around 30 million people, as of 2014, making it the 44th most populated country in the world.

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