Federal States of Malaysia
The principal administrative divisions of Malaysia are the 13 federal states (negeri-negeri) and three federal territories (wilayah-wilayah persekutuan).
The federal territories are
, Malaysia's capital.
, the planned city was founded in 1995 and is located about 25 km south of Kuala Lumpur; it serves as the new administrative center of the federation.
, the territory consists of the island of Pulau Labuan and six smaller islands off the coast of Borneo in East Malaysia.
The map shows the 13 States of Malaysia.
List of the federal states of Malaysia with links to the official state website.
The State of Johor (Johore) occupies the southern part of the south of the Malay Peninsula. The capital is Johor Bahru. The Johor–Singapore Causeway links the city of Johor Bahru across the Straits of Johor to Singapore.
The State of Kedah is located in the northwest of Peninsular Malaysia; it borders Thailand and includes the Langkawi Archipelago. The capital is Alor Setar. The royal capital is Anak Bukit.
The State of Kelantan is located in the north-eastern corner of Peninsular Malaysia; it borders Thailand in the north. The capital is Kota Bharu.
The historic city-state of Malaysia is located in the southwestern region of the Malay Peninsula, on the Strait of Malacca.
The State of Negeri Sembilan is located on the Malay Peninsula's southwest coast. The capital is Seremban.
The State of Pahang is a sultanate and a federal state of Malaysia located in the center of the peninsula. The capital is Kuantan. Kuantan Port is a major maritime gateway to the east coast region of the peninsula.
Penang is located on the northwest coast of Western Malaysia and includes Penang Island. The state capital is George Town on the Island. Two bridges link Penang Island to the mainland.
The State of Perak is located on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula. The capital city is Ipoh.
The smallest state in Malaysia is Perlis. It shares an international border with Thailand. The capital is Kangar.
The State of Sabah occupies the northern part of the island of Borneo. The capital and largest city is Kota Kinabalu.
The State of Sarawak stretches along Borneo's northwest coast. The capital and largest city is Kuching.
The State of Selangor is located on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia on the Strait of Malacca.
The capital is Shah Alam. The royal capital is Klang.
The State of Terengganu (Trengganu) is a sultanate located on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The royal capital is Kuala Terengganu.