Islands in Malaysia

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Malaysian islands

The State of Malaysia consists of 878 islands according to the Malaysian Surveying and Mapping Department, and about 394 islands among these islands belonging to the state of Sabah, and there are many marine areas inside the country and not classified as islands such as: hills and sidewalks Sandy, rocky, and most of these islands have been named but a large number of them have not been named.

Borneo Island

Borneo is located in the southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean, and it is the third largest island in the world. Borneo is located on a separate line on the equator, with a length of 1,336 km from the northeast to the southwest, and has a width of about 960 km. This island is often mountainous despite the presence of some large low-lying areas in it, and it owns a mountain range that extends to the southwest across the island and the highest of this series is: Kinabalu Mountain which is located in the far northeast and at an altitude of 4,101l, and is considered the highest Summit in Malaysia.

Sebatik Island

Sebatik Island is shared by many political entities. This island is divided into Indonesian and Malaysian lands, located one kilometer from the east coast of Borneo Island, and has an area of ​​452.2 square kilometers. The northern part is part of the Malaysian state of Sabah and has Its population is 25,000 people, while the southern part is part of North Kalimantan, Indonesia with a population of 80,000 people.

Langkawi Island

Langkawi consists of a group of ninety-nine clusters of islands located off the coast of Kedah on the northwest of the peninsula of Malaysia. This island has amazing beaches, mangroves and tax-free shopping.

Penang Island

Penang Island has an area of ​​about 293 square kilometers, and is the fourth largest island in Malaysia, and is the most populated island between the islands and the second largest city densely populated among Malaysian cities, with a population of about 738,500 people, and a population density estimated About 2,372 people per square kilometer, and this island owns a strait that separates the island from the Malay Peninsula.

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