Sunday, March 18, 2007

Interesting places in Sarawak

Bako National Park

known for extraordinary variety and contrast in its natural scenery, habitats, plant life and its wildlife

Welcome to Kuching City

.....the capital city of Sarawak

Sarawak is located on the island of Borneo, and is one of the two states that make up East Malaysia. Sarawak and Sabah are separated from West Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia) by the South China Sea. With an area of 124,449.51 square kilometres, Sarawak is the largest state in Malaysia, making up some 37.5% of the country's total area. The State is divided into eleven Administrative Divisions.
Kuching is the State capital. It is home to some 458,300 people making it the highest populated city in Sarawak.

The magnificent State Mosque and the Astana,
the former residence of the White Rajahs.

Kuching Waterfront has undergone several transformations since the 19th century - from a small settlement with a few atap buildings, to a busy port with warehouses and wharves, to the landscaped riverside walk it is today. Kuching Water Front is now also home to modern sculpture, an open-air theatre and a musical fountain.

Other states of Malaysia