Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. It is a federation which has 13 states. It is divided into two parts by the South China Sea. Its mainland is on the Malay Peninsula. It faces the Straits of Malacca on its geographical area and therefore the South China ocean on its East Coast. The other a part of this country, sometimes known as East Malaysia, is on the northern part of the island of Borneo in the South China Sea. Kuala Lumpur on the peninsula is its capital. The federal capital was recently moved to Putrajaya, a newly created city exclusively designed for administration. The country is multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, with most people being Malay, but there are also Chinese and Indians. Its official language is Malay written within the alphabet. English could be a recognised language and conjointly the official language in district state together with Malay. Tamil and Chinese are also often used. There square measure over a hundred thirty different languages spoken in an Asian country, with 94 in Malaysian Borneo and 40 on the peninsula. Islam is that the official faith, however, non-Malay voters have the liberty to apply different religions.