10 Interesting Malaysia Facts

Monday, June 30th 2014. | Countries

Malaysia Facts present the information about the history, attractive places and culture in Malaysia. People love to go to Malaysia because it is one of the most fascinating Asian countries.   Today people can live well in Malaysia due to the high economy and industry. Here are facts about Malaysia for you:

Malaysia Facts 1: Tunku Abdul Rahman

Tunku Abdul Rahman is one of the important people in Malaysia. On 20 February 1956, he announced the Malaysia’s independence at Padang Pahlawan in Bandar Hilir, Malacca. In the same year, he became the first prime minister in Malaysia.

Malaysia Facts 2: Sarawak Chamber

Sarawak Chamber is considered as the largest cave chamber in the world. It is located in Gunung Mulu national park in Sarawak. Can you imagine that this large cave actually can accommodate Boeing 747-200?

Malaysia at Night

Malaysia at Night

Malaysia Facts 3: Rafflesia

Rafflesia is called as the largest flower in the world. You can find this flower in Sabah.

Malaysia Facts 4: respiratory diseases

Talking about the respiratory disease, it has killed many people all over the world. One of the countries with the lowest death rate because of respiratory disease is Malaysia. The death rate is only 7.5 deaths per 100,000 people.

Malaysia Facts

Malaysia Facts

Malaysia Facts 5: Mohamed Hamzah

Mohamed Hamzah is famous the person who designed the Malaysian flag. This flag was adopted on 16 September 1963. Hamzah was a public work department architect in Johor Baru. He made two designs of flag during the competition.

Malaysia Facts 6: national service

The first experiment of national service in Malaysia was in 1962. At that time, the illegible young people around 21 till 28 years old were chosen for national service.

Malaysia Mosque

Malaysia Mosque

Malaysia Facts 7: LEMBAH Bujang

The location of an old Malay Langkasuka Empire is at Lembah Bujang. It is situated in the foothill of Gunung Jerai.

Malaysia Facts 8: cinema

In 1933, the people in Malaysia enjoyed cinema.  It screened Laila Majmun. The movie was based on a Sanskrit play. The producer of this movie was a Singaporean based chemical company. The director was B.S. Rajhans.

Malaysia Skyline

Malaysia Skyline

Malaysia Facts 9: Heteopteryx dilitata

Heteopteryx dilitata or Malaysian Stick insect is called with the largest insect egg in Malaysia. It has the length of the egg of 1.3 cm. The insect has the length of 15 cm. Find out insects facts here.

Malaysia Facts 10: Silat Seni Gayong

Silat Seni Gayong is very famous in Malaysia.  The notable students of Silat seni Gayong include Tun Abdul Razak and Tun Hussein Onn.



If you want to know the oldest English school in Southeast Asia, you need to go to Penang Free School. In 1816, it was established by Rev. Sparke Hutchings. Are you inspired with facts about Malaysia?

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