Health

Emergency telephone numbers
  • Medical emergency: 999
  • Police: 999
  • Fire dept: 999
Vaccines

Compulsory vaccinations: yellow fever for all travellers coming from an infected area
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis A and B, Japanese encephalitis and typhoid, tetanus-diphtheria, chickenpox and MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

Practical information

Capital
Kuala Lumpur
Major towns and cities
Kuala Lumpur, Georgetown
Official languages
Malay, English
Population
25 million
Currency
Time zone
UTC +8
Country code
+60 +area code +number of the person you are calling

Tourism & local way of life

Climate
Equatorial, hot and very humid.
Best time to visit
February to October
Best places to visit

Cameron Highlands
Georgetown
Kuala Lumpur
Malacca
Mount Kinabalu
Penang Island
Pulau Sipadan
Sungai Kiniabatangan
Taman Negara National Park
Ulu Temburong National Park

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