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Malaysia

Malaysia

Also known as: Malaysia (Deutsch), Malasia (español), la Malaisie (français), Malesia (Italiano), Malezja (polski), Malásia (Português), 馬來西亞 (正體中文), マレーシア (日本語), Malaesia (latine)

Continent: South and East Asia

Capital: Kuala Lumpur

Population: 30,073,353

Area: 328,550 km²

Religions: Muslim (official) 61.3%, Buddhist 19.8%, Christian 9.2%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism, other traditional Chinese religions 1.3%, other 0.4%, none 0.8%, unspecified 1%

Languages: Bahasa Malaysia (official), English, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainan, Foochow), Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai

Motto: Bersekutu Bertambah Mutu (Malay) (Unity is Strength)

Neighbouring Countries: Thailand Thailand, ↗ Philippines Philippines, ↘ Brunei Brunei, ↓ Indonesia Indonesia, ↓ Singapore Singapore


Circumscriptions (9): Metr. Archdioceses (3), Dioceses (6)


Roman Rite (9): Keningau, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Melaka–Johor, Miri, Penang, Sandakan, Sibu


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (11), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (2)

Documents Documents


Apostolic Nunciature: Malaysia Archbishop Joseph Salvador Marino (62)

Conference of Bishops: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (B.C.M.S.B.) Archbishop John Ha Tiong Hock (68)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.) Link Cardinal Oswald Gracias (70)


as of 2015.03.31

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