Frequent question: Is Selangor East Malaysia?

Which part of Malaysia is East?

East Malaysia, component of the 13-state federation of Malaysia in Southeast Asia. It consists of the states of Sabah and Sarawak on the northern part of the island of Borneo and is separated from mainland Peninsular, or West, Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula by some 400 miles (640 km) of the South China Sea. Pop.

Which state is West Malaysia?

The West Coast states (from north to south) are: Perlis — Malaysia’s smallest state. Kedah — the rice paddy (padi) state, also contains Langkawi island. Penang — popular resort island, with the charming capital George Town.

Is Selangor a province?

Selangor, region of western West Malaysia (Malaya), occupying part of a coastal alluvial plain on the Strait of Malacca. In 1974, a 94-square-mile (243-square-kilometre) portion of Selangor, centring on Kuala Lumpur, was designated a wilayapersekutuan (federal territory).

Is Penang East Malaysia?

Penang is a Malaysian state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Malacca Strait. It has two parts: Penang Island, where the capital city, George Town, is located, and Seberang Perai on the Malay Peninsula.

Penang.

Penang Pulau Pinang
Federation of Malaysia 16 September 1963
Website www.penang.gov.my

Is Selangor a state or city?

However, there are also highly urbanised and populated areas that do not have city status but are sometimes colloquially also referred to as cities.

Cities of Malaysia.

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Name Petaling Jaya
State/FT Selangor
Local government(s) Petaling Jaya City Council
Chartered 20 June 2006
Population (2010 Census) 613,977

Is Selangor and KL the same state?

Kuala Lumpur is one of the three federal territories of Malaysia, enclaved within the state of Selangor, on the central west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.