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Fickle surf country
Location: Southeastern Asia, peninsula bordering Thailand and northern one-third of the island of Borneo, bordering Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea, south of Vietnam
Geographic coordinates: 2° 18' N, 112° 18' E
Coastline km: 4,675 km (Peninsular Malaysia 2,068 km, East Malaysia 2,607 km) km
Climate: tropical; annual southwest (April to October) and northeast (October to February) monsoons
Terrain: coastal plains rising to hills and mountains
Elevation: highest point: Gunung Kinabalu 4,100 m
Natural hazards: flooding, landslides, forest fires
Currency: ringgit (MYR)
Population: 23,953,136 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Bahasa Melayu (official), English, Chinese dialects (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainan, Foochow), Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai note: in addition, in East Malaysia several indigenous languages are spoken, the largest are Iban and Kadazan
Capital: Kuala Lumpur. Note: Putrajaya is referred to as administrative center not capital; Parliament meets in Kuala Lumpur
Divisions: 13 states (negeri-negeri, singular - negeri) Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Pulau Pinang, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor, and Terengganu; and one federal territory (wilayah persekutuan) with three components, city of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, and Putrajaya
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|Surf Spots (10)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|Cherating||11 / -||Left||Point-break||All surfers|
|Desaru||17 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Kemasik||2 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||Beginners wave|
|Kerteh||1 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Kijal||3 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Pulau Manukan||- / -||Left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Sunway Lagoon||3 / 1||Right and left||Reef-artificial||All surfers|
|Tanjung Resang||2 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Teluk Cempedak||6 / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Tioman Island Malaysia||2 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
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