🇲🇾 Flag of Malaysia

Flag of Malaysia

The flag of Malaysia is very similar to the flag of the United States. Fourteen stripes of white and red color indicate 13 countries of the federation and a territory of the capital. The official name of the flag from 1997 could be translated as "Famous stripes". The yellow star has also fourteen points and it is placed on a blue field in the upper left part of the flag together with a yellow crescent. Crescent and star are traditional symbols of Islam, blue refers to the membership of the British Commonwealth and the red and white are considered traditional colors of Southeast Asian Malagasy nations. Yellow is the color of sultans who rule the nine states of the Malaysian federation.

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Country Malaysia
Capital city Kuala Lumpur
Continent Asia
Population 30,041,000 (2014)
Total area 329,847 km2
Formation 31. 8. 1957
Highest point Gunung Kinabalu (4,095 m)
GDP $ 16,794 (IMF, 2012)
Currency malaysian ringgit (MYR)
Code MY (MYS)
Calling code +60
Internet TLD .my

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Name of country in other languages

Czech Malajsie (Kuala Lumpur)
English Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
German Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
French Malaisie (Kuala Lumpur)
Italian Malesia (Kuala Lumpur)
Spanish Malasia (Kuala Lumpur)
Russian Малайзия (Путраджайя)
Slovak Malajzia (Kuala Lumpur)
Polish Malezja (Kuala Lumpur)
Portuguese Malásia (Kuala Lumpur)
Chinese 马来西亚 (吉隆坡)
Japanese マレーシア (クアラルンプール)
Turkish Malezya (Kuala Lumpur)
Norwegian Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Swedish Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Hungarian Malajzia (Kuala Lumpur)
Dutch Maleisië (Kuala Lumpur)
Danish Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur)
Finnish Malesia (Kuala Lumpur)
Hebrew מלזיה (קואלה לומפור)