Intriguing Facts About Malaysia


By Presto
21 Aug 2021



Malaysia is a beautiful, multicultural country that is also a gastronomical paradise and a tourist destination beloved by many. As we near Malaysia 64th Independence Day, let's learn a few intriguing facts about Malaysia:


It's home to possibly the richest uncovered treasure in the world



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In December 1511, the Portuguese ship Flor de la Mar was returning to its home while carrying the largest treasure that the Portuguese navy had collected from its conquest of Malacca. However, the ship was caught in a storm and sunk in the Strait of Malacca. Who knows, maybe one day, Luffy and his crew will stumble upon it during their adventures 🏴‍☠️


The Malaysian flag was designed by a young architect



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The Jalur Gemilang was designed by 29-year-old Mohamad Hamzah, who also designed the flag of the Federation of Malaya 🇲🇾


It houses the world's largest cave chamber




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Located in Gunung Mulu National Park, the Sarawak Cave Chamber is the world's largest cave chamber, is located in Borneo's Gunung Mulu National Park. It measures at 600m x 415m and is 80m high 😱


It is home to the world's largest roundabout



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With a total diameter of 3.5km, Putrajaya is home to the world's biggest roundabout 🚗


The 'Sidek serve' was invented by the Sidek brothers



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And it was banned by the International Badminton Association since the serve confuses both opponents and officials 🤯

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