To know Malaysia is to love Malaysia – a bubbling, bustling melting-pot of races and religions where Malays, Indians, Chinese and many other ethnic groups live together in peace and harmony. Our multiculturalism has made Malaysia a gastronomical paradise and home to hundreds of colourful festivals. It’s no wonder that we love celebrating and socialising. As a people, Malaysians are very relaxed, warm and friendly.
Malaysia – Fast Facts:
|Language||Bahasa Melayu (Malay) is the national language. However, English is widely spoken.|
|Religion||Islam is the official religion but all other religions are freely practiced.|
|Climate||Average temperature: 32°C (90°F), Tropical climate with warm weather all year round. Annual rainfall varies from 2,000mm to 2,500mm.|
|Currency||The unit of currency is Malaysian Ringgit indicated as ‘RM’.|
|Time||GMT+8 and 16 hours ahead of U.S. Pacific Standard Time.|