Compiled by Mindy McAdams for personal use
Map, flag, basic statistics: Census 2000 Malaysia | CIA World Factbook
Almost 26 million people live in Malaysia.
Dominant languages: Bahasa Malaysia, English
Dominant religion (2000 Census): Islam (60 percent)
Dominant ethnic groups (2000 Census): Bumiputera (ethnic Malay), 65 percent; Chinese, 26 percent; Indian, 8 percent; about 94 percent of the people living in Malaysia in 2000 were citizens
Currency: Ringgit (see Bloomberg Currency Calculator)
Time zone: GMT +8 (see World Clock; East Coast USA is normally GMT -5, in summer it is GMT -4)
The university: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
40450 Shah Alam, Shah Alam, Selangor
Shah Alam is a suburb of Kuala Lumpur, the capital. Selangor is a state (negeri). The capital is actually in Putrajaya, a federal territory (wilayah persekutuan), so like Washington, D.C., it is not part of any state.
Map of route to the main UiTM campus (Shah Alam) | Map of all UiTM campuses
Faculty of Communication & Media Studies
Government of Malaysia: Department of Statistics | Ministry of Education |