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 Malaysia

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"Malaysia offers two tantalizing choices for divers: world-famous Sipadan and Mabul Islands at the north of Borneo, or Tioman, Redang and the Perhentian Islands in Peninsular Malaysia's South China Sea. Sipadan Island sits atop a pinnacle that juts straight up from the ocean depths ensuring superb visibility and plentiful steep walls. Mabul is famous for its rare marine critters and muck diving. Malaysia's Peninsular Islands are some of the most beautiful in the world, with crystal clear turquoise bays, sugar-white beaches, and some of the planet's oldest rainforests. And, importantly, Malaysia is perhaps the safest and friendliest country for travelers in all of Asia."
Source: WorldDiveQuest

Location: Southeastern Asia, peninsula bordering Thailand and northern one-third of the island of Borneo, bordering Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea, south of Vietnam
Geographic coordinates: 2° 18' N, 112° 18' E
Coastline km: 4,675 km (Peninsular Malaysia 2,068 km, East Malaysia 2,607 km) km
Climate: tropical; annual southwest (April to October) and northeast (October to February) monsoons
Terrain: coastal plains rising to hills and mountains
Elevation: highest point: Gunung Kinabalu 4,100 m
Natural hazards: flooding, landslides, forest fires
Currency: ringgit (MYR)
Population: 23,953,136 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Bahasa Melayu (official), English, Chinese dialects (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainan, Foochow), Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai note: in addition, in East Malaysia several indigenous languages are spoken, the largest are Iban and Kadazan
Capital: Kuala Lumpur. Note: Putrajaya is referred to as administrative center not capital; Parliament meets in Kuala Lumpur
Divisions: 13 states (negeri-negeri, singular - negeri) Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Pulau Pinang, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor, and Terengganu; and one federal territory (wilayah persekutuan) with three components, city of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, and Putrajaya

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Peninsular Malaysia 75 7
Sabah 85 12
The Spratlys Islands 12 1

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Panglima Abu
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Aug 4, 2018
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Seabell Rock
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Serenggeh
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Batu Nisan
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Jun 29, 2018
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Trip: Perhentian Kencil
By dailoscm
From Apr 17, 2017 to Apr 21, 2017
Increíble zona de buceo e inmejorable experiencia con Panorama Diver
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Trip: Malaysia 2014
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From Apr 2, 2014 to Apr 21, 2014

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Trip: Tioman
By johnvic
From Sep 7, 2011 to Sep 21, 2011
Stayed at Berjaya Tioman Resort Dived with Berjaya Tioman Resort Dive Center
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Trip: Tioman, Malaysia
By randune
From Jul 18, 2011 to Jul 21, 2011

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Trip: PADI OWD
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From Apr 5, 2011 to Apr 7, 2011

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