ocated in the Southeast Asia, a beautiful country with wonderful people and enthralling range of attractions to be explored. Being the cultural melting pot of Asia, Malaysia is home to few UNESCO World Heritage sites, national parks and modern architecture including the 11th world's tallest free-standing twin towers, the Petronas Twin Towers at Kuala Lumpur. Situated in the midst of the Asia-Pacific region, the country enjoys a strategic location and a year-round tropical climate. With a growing population of 31.84 million (as of November 2016), Malaysia combines Asia's best and is well known for its cultural diversity and amazing landscape. Discover the many wonders of Malaysia and be prepared to be amazed as it is so much more to Malaysia than meets the eye.
The city embraced modernity with its towering skyscrapers yet entranched to its traditional art and custom concept. The city centre is dominated by the 451 metres tall, 88-floors Petronas Twin Towers, a pair of glass-and-steel-clad skyscrapers with Islamic motifs.
The country experiences tropical weather year-round. Temperatures range from 21°C (70°F) to 32°C (90°F). Higher elevations are much colder with temperatures between 15°C (59°F) to 25°C (77°F).
Annual rainfall varies from 2,000mm to 2,500mm. However, the wettest parts of Malaysia could well be the hill slopes of Sarawak’s inland areas, which receive a mean annual rainfall exceeding 5,000mm.
The best time for beach holidays or scuba-diving will depend on which part of Malaysia you intend to visit. The country is affected by the south-west monsoon from May to September and the north-east monsoon from November to March, and different parts of the country have their dry and wet seasons at different times of year.
While Malay is the national language the many ethnic groups also converse in their various languages and dialects, but English is also widely spoken.