WELCOME TO THE MALAYSIA THIS IS PRESENTED BY G.DEVIKA. PARTICIPANTS IRFAN.K MAHESH.S KISHORE.Y RAJ KAMAL.R DINESH KUMAR.P THE.M.P.U. Hr.SEC.SCHOOL. CHENNAI
Malaysia, federation of 13 states forming a constitutional monarchy in South East Asia, comprising two distinct regions separated by some 650 km (400 mi) of the South China Sea. Malaysia is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The regions are Peninsular Malaysia, formerly known as West Malaysia; and Sarawak and Sabah, formerly known as East Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia comprises 11 states occupying the southern half of the Malay Peninsula, bordered on the north by Thailand, on the south by Singapore, on the west by the Strait of Malacca, and on the east by the South China Sea. The states of Sabah and Sarawak occupy the northern third of the island of Borneo, and are bordered on the north and west by the South China Sea, on the east by the Sula and Celebes seas, and on the south by the Indonesian province of Kalimantan. The island of Labuan, formerly part of Sabah, was made a federal territory in 1984.
POPULATION & LANGUAGES • Population 21,300,000 • Population Density 64 people/sq km • (167 people/sq mi) • Urban/Rural Breakdown 46% Urban 54% RuralLargest Cities Kuala Lumpur1,145,075 Ipoh382,633 Johor Baharu328,646 • Ethnic Groups 47% Malay 32% Chinese 9% Indigenous people from Borneo 9% Indian Languages Official Language Bahasa Malaysia Other Languages English, Chinese, Tamil, Iban, • Religions 53% Islam 25% Chinese folk religion 7% Hinduism 6% Buddhism 6% Christianity 3% Other
cultures • Cultures have been meeting and mixing in Malaysia since the very beginning of its history. More than fifteen hundred years ago a Malay kingdom in Bujang Valley welcomed traders from China and India. With the arrival of gold and silks, Buddhism and Hinduism also came to Malaysia. STATE MAP
Places in Sarawak state • ASTANASituated on the northern bank of Sarawak River in Kuching. • It is a prominent building which was built by Rajah Charles Brooke in 1870 and as a bridal gift to his wife Ranee Margaret Brooke. Also once served as the palace for the white Rajah. It is today the residence of the Sarawak's Governor. • BAKO NATIONAL PARK • Situated at about 37 km from Kuching. The Bako National Park is mainly a tropical rain forest rich in tropical plants and vegetation especially the various types of flora and fauna. There are the silver-leaf monkeys, proboscis monkeys, long-tailed macaques, white-bellied sea-eagle, multicolour barbet, monitor lizards and wild boars can be seen, if you are lucky, in their natural habitat. SQUARE TOWERVery similar to the late Renaissance towers of England, it was built as a detention centre for prisoners. Today it is a place displaying many heritage and treasures of Sarawak. Situated at Main Bazaar along Sarawak River in the heart of the Kuching city.
KUCHING WATER FRONT Situated at the Main Bazaar along Sarawak River in Kuching. The waterfront is about 1 km long and is also known as the People Place. FORTMARGHERITA The district of Kuching on the northern bank of the Sarawak River mainly consists of Malay kampungs. Prominent on its hilltop site is Fort Margherita. MULU NATIONAL PARKSituated at Gunung Mulu in the heart of the Miri district. The limestone caves in Mulu are among the largest in the world. The park can be reached by about a half-day climb from Melinou Gorge. Deer Cave is the largest passage with 120 metres high and over 1 km in length. The Deer Cave is also home to thousands of bats. Picnic at the Garden of Eden is possible while exploring the Porcupine Cave. Clearwater Cave provides a refreshing swim, and the King's Room in the Cave of the Winds provides a view to the majestic stalagmites.
NIAH NATIONAL PARK/NIAH CAVES It is a limestone hill forest covering some 3,102 hectares of land and accessible only through a flight to Miri, a car ride, followed by a boat ride The paintings on the wall in the caves and the boat-shaped coffins found indicated that the caves is about 45,000 years old. It is also a favourite place for bird's nests hunting. There are the silver-leaf monkeys, proboscis monkeys, long-tailed macaques, white-bellied sea-eagle, multicolour barbet, monitor lizards and wild boars can be seen, if you are lucky, in their natural habitat. • Johore south gateway • ENDAU-ROMPIN PARK Situated at Johor-Pahang border. • It covers an area of 800 sq km. Provides conservationists and nature lovers to enjoy mangroves, flora and fauna. Lowland tropical rainforest in the world. Refuge to the two-horned Asian Rhinoceros, or Sumatran Rhinoceros, the world's rarest large mammals. SANTUBONG It is a fishing village used to be a very important trading post in the 9th and 13th centuries. Santubong today can be reached by road across the Santubang Bridge. SARAWAK CULTURAL VILLAGE Situated at about 32 km from Kuching. It is a site covering some 14 hectares of tropical rain forest. Also known as The Living Museum. Located at the foot of the Mount Santubong, it is a cultural village displaying houses belonging to the various ethnic groups or native people.
ISTANA BESAR/ SULTAN ABU BAKAR MUSEUM Situated along Tun Dr. Ismail Road in Johor Bahru. A palace built in 1866 by the late Sultan Abu Bakar who is the Father of Modern Johor, covers 13.3 hectares. JOHOR ART GALLERY Situated in Johor Bahru. Built in 1910, houses all discovered and historical items such as documents and cultural artifacts traditionally used by Malays, particularly from the State of Johor. Situated 56 km north of Johor Bahru and 16 km from Kota Tinggi. A popular holiday and picnic area. Food and accommodation are available there. Water cascades down the slopes of Gunung Muntahak (624m). The cool water provides a cooling and refreshing feelings from the tropical heat. MOUNT ORPHIR It is a mountain believed to be the home of the legendary Princess called Puteri Gunung Ledang. It is a favourite place for the local mountaineers in search of excitement and adventure. Situated at border of Melaka-Johor near Jementah.
SULTAN ABU BAKAR MOSQUE The Moorish-styled mosque is strategically position on top of a hill overlooking the Straits of Johor. Built in 1900. One of the most beautiful mosque in Malaysia. Set in spacious grounds on top of a hill overlooking the Straits of Johor. Situated close to the Istana Besar along Jalan Abu Bakar. THE JOHOR CIRCUIT It is a 3.9 kms racing circuit, FIA/FIM standard, 11 challenging corners, hosts the annual World Superbike, World Endurance, Johor Race series for cars and bikes. SULTAN IBRAHIM BUILDING It is built in 1940, situated on a hill called Bukit Timbalan and houses the State Government Offices. Certain walls at the rear were hit by the Japanese during the second world war. KEDAH - CENANG BEACH The Malaysia's Rice Bowl Situated west coast of Pulau Langkawi. It provides miles of beautiful white sandy beaches. Flanked by lush tropical lora and. swaying palms. Pelangi Beach Resort is located here.
DATARAN LANG OR "EAGLE SQUARE" Dataran Lang or "Eagle Square is situated near the Kuah Jetty. It features scenic ponds, bridges, covered terraces, two restaurants, two jetties and barrel vaults made of bricks. Its close proximity to the sea and the soft breezes makes it an ideal spot for leisurely walks and a tranquil setting for dinning in the cool evenings. Spectacular cultural shows provide the perfect finishing touch. TASIK DAYANG BUNTING (LAKE OF THE PREGNANT MAIDEN) It is also known as Lake of the Pregnant Maiden. A freshwater lake surrounded by an island. Legend goes about a childless couple, the wife became pregnant after having drunk from the lake. The lake is today frequently visited by many childless couple. GUNUNG JERAI (KEDAH PEAK) View of Gunung Jerai amidst the padi fields Situated south of Alor Setar.It is formerly known as Kedah Peak. Massive limestone mountain rising 1200 metre above sea level. TELEGA TUJUH (SEVEN WELLS) It is also known as Seven Wells, here a freshwater stream cascades down 91 metres through a series of seven pools.
UNDERWATER WORLD LANGKAWIThe Underwater World Langkawi, a marine showcase featuring both fresh and seawater fish and other forms of marine lifet, is a must-see attraction. KELANTAN-Mix of Culture and Traditions CULTURAL CENTRESituated along Jalan Mahmud, in Kota Bharu. Also known as the Gelanggong Seni in local language. This is a centre where one can witness the rich Kelantan's cultural heritage. ISLAMIC MUSEUM This is a museum which exhibits Islamic documents, artefacts, and inscription on the history of Islam in elantan. Situated in the centre of Kota Bharu. JERAM PASU WATERFALLS From Kampung Pak Amat, it is about 8 km to the waterfalls. After the travelling, a dip in the crystal clear icy water will certainly refresh your day. Situated off Kota Bharu-Pasir Puteh road at Kampung Pak Amat.
CHAN SEE SHU YUEN TEMPLE Situated at Jalan Stadium in Kuala Lumpur. It is an open courtyards and pavilions temple. ISTANA NEGARASituated at the corner of Jalan Istana and Jalan Syed Putra in Kuala Lumpur. It is a palace and an official residence of the Yang Di Pertuan Agung and the Raja Permaisuri Agung (the King and Queen) of Malaysia. CROCODILE PARK Situated at Teluk Datai, about 30 km from Kuah town. The Langkawi Crocodile Farm is a fascinating attraction for the holiday maker in Langkawi.. All the products are issued with certificates from CITES. (Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species).
A WHOLE NEW SHOPPING EXPERIENCE. • 6 levels of retail outlets with each level of a distinctive character and style • Anchor tenants : Isetan, Parkson Grand, Tanjong Golden Village and Scotts Pinic Food Court. Oher key tenants include Marks & Spenser and Warong Food Court • Shopping, restaurants, cafes, entertainment, leisure, home decor, Dewan FilHarmonik Petronas, Petronas Art Galery and a science discovery centre • Customer-friendly facilities which include well-trained customer service staff, taxis, and bus stops, ample parking bay, a post office which opens throughout weekends, a Bureau de Change, a cobbler, a locksmith, printers, florists, banks and an ATM centre. Everything under the sun
KLCC Park -A magnificient 50-acres park Featuring performance by internationally renowed orchestras. Feacturing a wide range of art, from paintings, sculptures, multi-media to experimental works. LITTLE INDIA Situated in Jalan Masjid India off Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman in Kuala Lumpur. This is an enclave of the Indian community. One can find beautiful saris and indianware in the area. MASJID JAME Situated along Jalan Tun Perak in Kuala Lumpur. The mosque is located at the confluence or the merge of the Klang River and Gombak River. Known as the birthplace of Kuala Lumpur. Mines WonderlandSited on a former tin mine in Sungei Besi.The Mines Wonderland is a recreation park that is fast becoming one of Kuala Lumpur's most popular family weekend stops. The Musical Fountains createbeautiful patterns in the night. A float shaped like a turtle is one of the attractions in the Lights Fantansy on Water.
NATIONAL MONUMENT Situated in the Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur. The monument is a bronze sculpture built to commemorate men of the armed forces in their strength, unity, bravery and sacrifice for the country during the Emergency period between 1948-1961. PARLIAMENT HOUSE Situated near the Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur. Officially opened in 1963. One can catch an excellent view of the Parliament House from the National Monument at the Lake Gardens. SULTAN ABDUL SAMAD BUILDING Situated at centre of Jalan Raja in Kuala Lumpur. Opposite the Merdeka Square, this is the oldest and best known landmark of Moorish design with a clock tower on the center. It is decorated with bright lights every night. PETALING STREET (CHINATOWN) Situated at Jalan Petaling in Kuala Lumpur. The Chinatown is located somewhere between the Jalan Petaling, Jalan Sultan and Jalan Bandar. One can find shops dated back to the 20th century, which the ground floor is used for business and the top is used as residence.
Petrona Towers at night With a height of 1,453 feet, the world's tallest buildings now rise above the skyline of Kuala Lumpur. They are called the Petronas Towers, and, inevitably, they have become the symbols for the astounding growth that has taken place in Malaysia over the last two decades. Shanghai's World Financial Center is expected to top off at record-breaking 1,508 feet. Batu CavesThe Batu Cave Located 13 km.north of Kuala Lumpur. These magnificent caves have been known to local inhabitants for centuries. In late January of each year, during the Hindu festival of Thaipusam thousands of devotees and other visitors climb the long entry stair and throng this magnificent cavern. A little below the Temple Cave is the Dark Cave, a two-kilometer network of relatively untouched caverns. LABUAN - International Offshore Finance Centre ALLIED FORCES WAR MEMORIAL Situated about 3 km from the Labuan town. This is the Allied Forces War Memorial with 3,904 war graves commemorating the Australian, New Zealanders and British servicemen who were killed defending the Island during the World War II. PULAU PAPAN Situated southeast of the Labuan island. This is an island located just few minutes by boat from the Labuan town.
AUYIN HILL RESORT Situated at Durian Tunggal northeast of Melaka town. A resort constructed based on the Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui or Geomancy. BUTTERFLY FARM Situated near Ayer Keroh off the north-south highway. This is a very interesting butterfly and insect farm secluded in an environment suited for each type of insect and butterfly. It also includes the rare Raja Brooke and Birdwing butterfly. FISH WORLD Situated along Jalan Ayer Keroh off the north-south highway. It is a big fish aquarium displaying some more than 60 different species of fish. HANG TUAH'S MAUSOLEUM Situated 10 km from Melaka town along the way to Tanjung Keling. It is a mausoleum built to commemorate a great Malay warrior named Hang Tuah in his dedication and life-long service to the Sultan during the Malacca Sultanate.
CAMERON HIGHLANDSSituated on the northwest corner border of Pahang. The Cameron Highlands nestles among the central mountain range, which is 1,524 metre above sea-level. Also called 'little corner of England in Asia', this highlands has certainly attracted many local and foreign tourists. The resort is linked by a winding metalled road to Tapah town. The air becomes cooler and cooler as you travel upwards to the resort. LAKE CHINI Situated 100 km southwest of Kuantan Legend has it that the lake has mystical monsters lurking in the deep waters of the lake. This has excited several scientific archaeologists to launch expedition. Nevertheless, the lake has attracted many local and foreign tourists. Lotus flowers cover thewater of Tasek Chini fromJune to September. PENANG - The Pearl of the Orient BATU FERINGGI/TELUK BAHANG This is a beach with miles and miles of white sand and sea. The five-star hotel Penang Mutiara Beach Resort and the Pinang Cultural Centre is located here. The beach front provides many funs and are perfect for many water sports such as skiing, wind-surfing, sun bathing, sailing, yachting, and swimming. Sun-seekers delighting in the beautiful beaches and clear blue skies at Batu Feringgi. PENANG BIRD PARK Situated at Seberang Jaya on the mainland of Penang.
PERAK - The Silver State IPOH RAILWAY STATION Situated near Jalan Panglima Bukit Gantang Wahab in Ipoh. Also known as the Taj Mahal of Ipoh, it is Ipoh's railway station. Built entirely with the moorish architecture. LEANING CLOCK TOWER It is a historical clock tower, built in 1885 and once used for water storage. Situated near Teluk Intan 84 km south of Ipoh. PERLIS - Agriculturl Country Retreat DATO WAN AHMAD'S HOUSE Situated along Jalan Dato Wan Ahmad in Kangar. A large beautiful 70 year old wooden kampung house embossed with wood carvings. STATE MUSEUM/ KOMPLEKS WARISAN NEGERI Situated along Jalan Raja Syed Saffi in Kangar. Kompleks Warisan Negeri is a new building in Kangar. The State Museum is located in the building.
SABAH - The Land Below the Wind MOUNT KINABALU/KINABALU PARK Situated about 2 hours drive from Kota Kinabalu. Famous highest mountain in South East Asia, stands at 4,101 metres above sea-level. Surrounded by the Kinabalu Park, it is the nature wonders for many nature lovers both local and abroad. TURTLE ISLANDS PARK Situated at Pulau Libaran north of Sandakan.`The park is a group of three islands. SELANGOR - The Industrial Hub SUNWAY LAGOONSituated on dramatic rocky slopes above a tin mine lake at Bandar Sunway in Subang Jaya. It is the first international water theme park in the country. It provides all kinds of water entertainment from 50 km/hour slides, toboggans, giant waterslides, swimming pools, waves pool, huge water shoots and children play pool. One of the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge is here. Within the lagoon, there are the Lagoon Waterpark, the Amphitheatre, Fort Lagoon Wild Wild West and Adventure Park. NATIONAL ZOO AND AQUARIUM Situated 13 km northeast of Kuala Lumpur. Also known as Zoo Negara. The place also houses the Tunku Abdul Rahman Aquarium. The zoo has many animals, reptiles, birds kept in a fenced open enclosure in their natural surrounding. There are also the children-favourites of camels, elephant and car rides around the zoo. The aquarium houses some 80 varieties of aquatic animals and fish both from fresh water and sea.
NEGERI SEMBILAN - LAKE GARDENS Minangkabau Tradition in Modern State Situated between Jalan Dato Hamzah and Jalan Taman Bunga in Seremban. Located at the heart of the Seremban, it is Surrounded by beautiful greenery, lush with flora and fauna. A jogging track and rest houses can be found together with children playground and ample parking space. It is also a favourite venue for a weekly cultural performances. TANJUNG TUAN LIGHTHOUSE Situated 17 km south of Port Dickson. It is formerly known as Cape Rachado. Lies on the boundary with Melaka. There is a colonial-styled lighthouse at the top built by the Portugese in 1860 to help ships passing the harbour near Tanjung. One can catch the spectacular view of the Straits of Melaka. TERENGGANU - Sandy Beaches under Tropical Sun LATA TEMBAKAH WATERFALLS The Waterfalls is located in the Pelagat Forest Reserve in Besut. The sprawling 300 sq hectares is blessed with a beautiful seven-tiered cascading waterfall with its highest point reaching 50 metres. The park is a haven for those who are health conscious and love adventure retreat such as swimming, camping, jungle-trekking and nature walks. The park provides amenities such as changing rooms and rest areas. PULAU KAPAS Situated offshore about 30 minutes boat trip from Marang at south of Kuala Terengganu.
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