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Malaysia (1957 - )

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy located in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo). Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur, while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government. By 2015, with a population of over 30 million, Malaysia became the 43rd most populous country in the world. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia, Tanjung Piai, is in Malaysia, located in the tropics. It is one of 17 megadiverse countries on earth, with large numbers of endemic species.

Malaysia: List of Rulers.
Reign / RuleFromToCoins Issued
Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan 31 August 1957 1 April 1960
Sultan Hisamuddin of Selangor 14 April 1960 1 September 1960
Raja Putra of Perlis 21 September 1960 20 September 1965
Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin of Terengganu 21 September 1965 20 September 1970
Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah, first reign 21 September 1970 20 September 1975
Sultan Yahya Petra of Kelantan 21 September 1975 29 March 1979
Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang 26 April 1979 25 April 1984
Sultan Iskandar of Johor 26 April 1984 25 April 1989
Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak 26 April 1989 25 April 1994
Ja'afar of Negeri Sembilan 26 April 1994 25 April 1999
Sultan Salahuddin of Selangor 26 April 1999 21 November 2001
Raja Sirajuddin of Perlis 13 December 2001 12 December 2006
Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu 13 December 2006 12 December 2011
Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah, second reign 13 December 2011 12 December 2016
Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan 13 December 2016 6 January 2019
Sultan Abdullah of Pahang 31 January 2019
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Malaysia: Details
Official NameMalaysia
From1957
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CountryFromTo
Flag of Malaya, British Malaya, British 1819 1946
Flag of Straits Settlements Straits Settlements 1826 1946
Flag of Sarawak Sarawak 1841 1946
Flag of North Borneo North Borneo 1882 1963
Flag of Board of Commissioners of Currency Board of Commissioners of Currency 1938 1979
Flag of Malayan Union Malayan Union 1946 1948
Malaysia: Currencies Used
CurrencyFromTo
Malaysian Ringgit 1967