Destination Malaysia, a Nationsonline country profile of the nation in Southeast Asia, formerly known as British Malaya and later as the Federation of Malaya. Malaysia consists of two geographical regions separated by the South China Sea.Malaysia is a land of cultural diversity, modern layouts, world class shopping and dining facilities, historical richness, and a vibrant tropical scenery with exotic islands, lush tropical rainforests and serene beaches. It stretches to parts of Borneo and shares borders with the neighboring South Asian countries, Indonesia and Thailand. Although it is a relatively small nation, it is a thriving metropolitan hub with all comforts of city life and zones for adventurous activities and ultimate entertainment. Malaysia is known for its stunning beauty with a gorgeous coastline and some of the best beaches in the world. It is also popular for its distinct flora and fauna, lush greenery, and vibrant scenery. You will find some of the most beautiful waterfalls across the land which make for great places to explore apart from its picturesque villages and raw untapped locales waiting to be discovered.