As the new federal administrative capital of Malaysia, Putrajaya is the new home to all federal-level government ministries, civil servants and their families. About 100,000 of the expected 350,000 residents are now living in Putrajaya and the city is slated for completion in 2011.
Why did Malaysia move its capital to Putrajaya?
The seat of the federal government of Malaysia was shifted in 1999 from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya because of overcrowding and congestion in the former, whilst the seat of the judiciary of Malaysia was later shifted to Putrajaya in 2003.
What is the capital city of Malaysia?
How many capitals does Malaysia have?
11 states and 2 federal territories are located on the Malay Peninsula, collectively called Peninsular Malaysia (Semenanjung Malaysia) or West Malaysia.
|Royal Capital||Kuala Terengganu|
Is Malaysia a developed country?
According to the World Bank’s Human Capital Index, Malaysia ranks 55th out of 157 countries. … As an upper middle-income country Malaysia is both a contributor to the development of low- and middle-income countries, and a beneficiary of global experience in its own journey towards high-income and developed nation status.
Can you wear shorts in Malaysia?
While it is preferable to wear pants in Kuala Lumpur, it is fine to wear skirts and shorts. Just don’t wear “short shorts” or mini skirts. Mid-thigh shorts and skirts are generally sufficient. The worst thing that could happen is that you will a few looks from the locals.