Overview - Malaysia

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Capital:Kuala Lumpur
Area:329,750 km²
Population:24,385,858 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Bahasa Melayu (official), English, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, others), Tamil, other indigenous languages
Religion(s):Muslim, Buddhist, Daoist, Hindu, Christian, Sikh.
Ethnic Group(s):Malay - 50.4%, Chinese - 23.7%, Indigenous - 11%, Indian - 7.1%, others - 7.8%.