Malaysia is federal constitiutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of 13 states and three federal territories. Malaysia received its indepedence on 31st August 1957.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agung is chosen every five years for the hereditory rulers of the nine Malay States every five years.
Malaysai is also considred a megadiverse country. Its slogan is ' 1 Malaysia ' was created by[http:// Tun Seri Najib Tun Seri Najib], the current Prime Minister. Malaysia is the 66th largest country in the world with a land area of 329,487 kilometres(127,355 sq mi). Malaysia is also home to the largest flower in the world, the Rafflesia. As of the 2010 census, the population of Malaysia was 28,334,135, making it the 43rd most populated country in the world.