Malaysia

MalaysiaMalaysia is situated in the very center of Southeast Asia, almost reaching the equator in the South, and consists of 13 sultanates, 2 of them on the island of Borneo. Malaysia has a population of greater than 19 million people and employs more than 60 different ethnic groups, the largest of which - the Malays, Chinese and Indians. Along with Islam (official religion) freely practiced Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism. Malaysia is situated in the very center of Southeast Asia, almost reaching the equator in the South, and consists of 13 sultanates, 2 of them on the island of Borneo. Malaysia has a population of greater than 19 million people and employs more than 60 different ethnic groups, the largest of which - the Malays, Chinese and Indians. Along with Islam (official religion) freely practiced Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism. Despite differences in religion, culture, traditions and way of life, Malaysians live in harmony with each other, respect and celebrate national holidays and hold festivals. The frontal location Malaysia between the Indian ocean and the South China sea was doing it for centuries the object of desire of the great powers. From the XIII century the country was colonized by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. In 1957, Malaysia gained independence. Head of state is the King (Sultan). But most importantly - Malaysians extremely friendly and polite, which is natural for a country with a stable political situation, a healthy economy and low crime.