malaysia flagThe Federation of Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. The country is known for its extended rainforests, beautiful beaches and the mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural diversity. The population of Malaysia is roughly 28 million with more than 7 milion persons residing in its capital city, Kuala Lumpur. Islam is the official religion but all other religions are freely practiced and their presence can be felt throughout the country.