Kuala Lumpur: Main Facts

Easier to negotiate than Bangkok, less cosmopolitan than Singapore and more eclectic than Hanoi

Kuala Lumpur Main Facts

Geographical location of Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is situated on the central west coast of the Malaysia Peninsular in South East Asia. It is 300 km (187miles) from Singapore in the south and 1191 km (740 miles) to Bangkok in the north.

Languages of Kuala Lumpur

There are many languages spoken in Kuala Lumpur. The national language is Bahasa Melayu which is also one of the principal languages of Kuala Lumpur. Other major languages spoken in the city are Mandarin, Cantonese and Tamil. English is a compulsory language taught in schools and a common language used in business.

Currency of Kuala Lumpur

The main currency in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is Ringgit Malaysia (RM)