Malaysia, a Southeast Asian country that spreads over an area of 329,847 square kilometres, includes thirteen states and three federal territories. Federal constitutional elective monarchy and federal parliamentary democracy prevails in Malaysia.
The 13 states of Malaysia include Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor and Terengganu.
Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan are the three federal territories of the country.
Kuala Lumpur Subang Jaya, Johor Bahru, Ipoh, Shah Alam, Kuching, Petaling Jaya and Kota Bharu are the major cites of Malaysia.
There are 878 islands in Malaysia. The largest among them is Labuan Island. Borneo Island in Malaysia is another major island that spreads over 2500 square kilometres. Other islands include Pulau Sebatik, Pulau Banggi, Pulau Bruit, Pulau Langkawi and Penang Island.
Main lakes in Malaysia include Bera Lake, Chenderoh Lake, Chini Lake, Kenyir Lake, Pedu Lake, Putrajaya Lake and Temenggor Lake.
Gunung Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South East Asia is in Malaysia. It is around 4100 metres high. Other mountain ranges are Bintang Mountains, Crocker Range, Hose Mountains, Kelabit Highlands and Trus Madi Range.
Jelai River, Kolok River, Linggi River and Sungai Pahang are the major rivers that wind through Malaysia.
Bombalai Hill and Pulau Tiga are the volcanoes in Malaysia.
Batu Caves, Mulu Caves, Gomantong Caves, Niah Caves and Deer Cave are the main caves in Malaysia. Among these Mulu Caves is the largest cave system in the world.
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