What is Malacca known for?

What is Malacca known for?

Malacca is noted for its unique history and it is one of the major tourist destinations in Malaysia. With a highly strategic state position for international trade routes, Malacca was once a well-known international trade centre in the East.

Is Melaka and Malacca the same?

MELAKA – “Malacca” will be known as “Melaka” from now on, says the Malaysian state government which has decided to cease the use of the more commonly Anglicised spelling of the state name.

Where is Malacca located on the world map?

Strait of Malacca
The Strait of Malacca connects the Pacific Ocean to the east with the Indian Ocean to the west
Strait of Malacca
Location Andaman Sea-Strait of Singapore
Coordinates 4°N 100°ECoordinates: 4°N 100°E

What language is spoken in Malacca and Sarawak?

Malay. The official language of Malaysia is the Malaysian standardised form of the Malay language (Malay: Bahasa Malaysia).

What is the capital of Terengganu?

Kuala Terengganu
Kuala Terengganu (Malaysian pronunciation: [ˈkuˈala ˈtəˈrəŋˈganu]), often abbreviated as K.T., is a city, the administrative capital, royal capital and the main economic centre of Terengganu, Malaysia. Kuala Terengganu is also the capital of Kuala Terengganu District.

Is Malacca a city or a town?

Malacca City (Malay: Bandaraya Melaka or Kota Melaka) is the capital city of the Malaysian state of Malacca. As of 2019 it has a population of 579,000….Malacca City.

UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name The Historic City of Melaka
Part of Melaka and George Town, the Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca

What countries occupied Malacca?


  • Portuguese Empire 1511–1641.
  • Dutch Empire 1641–1795; 1818–1825. Straits Settlements 1826–1942; 1945–1946.
  • Empire of Japan 1942–1945.
  • Malayan Union 1946–1948.
  • Federation of Malaya 1948–1963. Malaysia 1963–present.

Where is Melaka located on Google Maps?

Welcome to the Melaka google satellite map! This place is situated in Melaka, Malaysia, its geographical coordinates are 2° 11′ 49″ North, 102° 14′ 53″ East and its original name (with diacritics) is Melaka. See Melaka photos and images from satellite below, explore the aerial photographs of Melaka in Malaysia.

How can I contact the Melaka state webmaster?

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