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, independent federation (2015 est. pop. 30,723,000), 128,430 sq mi (332,633 sq km), Southeast Asia. The official capital and by far the largest city is Kuala Lumpur; Putrajaya is the adminstrative capital.
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Malaya

1. States of the Federation of. part of Malaysia, in the S Malay Peninsula, constituting Peninsular Malaysia: consists of the former Federated Malay States, the former Unfederated Malay States, and the former Straits Settlements. Capital: Kuala Lumpur. Pop.: 17 144 322 (2000). Area: 131 587 sq. km (50 806 sq. miles)
2. Federation of. a federation of the nine Malay States of the Malay Peninsula and two of the Straits Settlements (Malacca and Penang): formed in 1948: became part of the British Commonwealth in 1957 and joined Malaysia in 1963
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knowlesi--positive human cases collected during 2012-2014 that had sufficient DNA for multilocus genotyping originated from Kapit (n = 35), Betong (n = 4), and Lawas (n = 15) in Sarawak state, Malaysian Borneo; from Kudat (n = 20), Ranau (n = 25), and Tenom (n = 22) in Sabah state, Malaysian Borneo; and from Kelantan (n = 13) in peninsular Malaysia.
Analysis showed that there is gene flow among populations (Da = 1.71% to 2.21%) within Western Sarawak, Peninsular Malaysia, and other geographical regions coherent with Sundaland theory, suggesting that there is ancient river system connecting the two regions of Peninsular Malaysia and West Borneo when the Sunda Shelf was exposed.
A total of 1599 individuals comprising of 35 species of stingless bees were recorded in the Peninsular Malaysia. Five species were found to be the most dominant species recorded in this study.
Malaysia's main oil pipelines connect oil fields offshore Peninsular Malaysia to onshore storage and terminal facilities.
Spider fauna are consistently being documented in Southeast Asia but the spider fauna for Peninsular Malaysia is poorly investigated.
Initial reports suggest that the MH370 crossed its certified maximum altitude of 13,100 metres and soared to 13,700 metres before going down while flying over the mountains of Peninsular Malaysia and then going back to 7000 metres or more over the Strait of Malacca.
The Telok gas field is located about 124 miles offshore the east coast of peninsular Malaysia. The field was developed under a gas production sharing contract, and is a 50-50 joint venture between ExxonMobil, the operator, and Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd.
Peninsular Malaysia (coordinates: 4[degrees]0,N 102[degrees]30,E) is in the tropical region.
Historical Pleistocene glaciations with the maximum lowering sea water level greatly affected the land mass configuration and thus the biodiversity where Peninsular Malaysia, island of Borneo, Southern Thailand, Southern Indo china, Sumatera, and Java were interconnected [12].
It aims to promote Malaysia's attractions based on the campaign's 11-year continuing emphasis that the country has all of Asia's varied aspects in one destination and draws attention to the exciting activities and beautiful nature of peninsular Malaysia, the statement said.
In Peninsular Malaysia (there are no Orang Asli in two states in Peninsular Malaysia i.e Pulau Pinang and Perlis in Northern Part of Peninsular Malaysia), Orang Asli normally live in the jungle or very remote area.