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Country Profile

Population (2012): 29.24 million
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Area: 329,847 sq km
Main Languages: Bahasa Malaysia (official), English, Chinese (including dialects), Tamil
Religions: Islam 60.4%, Buddhist 19.2%, Christian 9.1%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism, other Chinese religions 2.6%, other or unknown 1.5%, none 0.8%
Currency: Ringgit
GDP (2012): US$305 billion
GDP per capita (2012): US$10,432
GDP growth (2012): 5.6%
GDP contribution by sector (2012): Agriculture 11.5%, Industry 40.2%, Services 48.3%
Urban population (2011): 73%
Life Expectancy (2012): 74 years
International dialling code: (+60)