Malaysia: Geography                                                  

Can you find your city?

What body of water is closest to Malaysia? 

Can you find the capital of Malaysia?

What countries touch Malaysia?

What do you think the climate is like in Malaysia?

Area                                    327,847 sq km

Area Comparative              Slightly larger than New Mexico, USA

Terrain                               Coastal plains rising to hills and mountains

Natural Resources             Tin

Petroleum

Timber

Copper

Iron ore

Natural gas

Bauxite

Natural Hazards                 Flooding

Landslides

Forest fires

Environmental Issues        Air pollution from industrial and car emissions

Water pollution from raw sewage

Deforestation

Smoke/haze from Indonesian forest fires