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Malaysia

  • Sultan:Muhammad V of Kelantan
  • Prime Minister:Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad
  • Capital city:Kuala Lumpur (official/royal), Putrajaya (administrative)
  • Languages:Bahasa Malaysia (official), English, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainan, Foochow), Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai note: in East Malaysia there are several indigenous languages; most widely spoken are Iban and Kadazan
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population, persons:31,624,264 (2017)
  • Area, sq km:328,550 (2017)
  • GDP per capita, US$:9,945 (2017)
  • GDP, billion current US$:314.5 (2017)
  • GINI index:46.3 (2009)
  • Ease of Doing Business rank:24 (2017)