Updated at 2022-02-28
The two buildings on the silver plate are two of Malaysia’s most famous landmarks: KL Tower and the Petronas Twin Towers. These two towers soar high above the bustling center of Kuala Lumpur, and are obligatory stops for any visitor to Malaysia. The Petronas Twin Towers are 452 meters high with 88 flours, built at the cost of RM3 billion by state-owned oil and gas company Petronas.The towers are office buildings, and also have a shopping mall, concert hall, and park. KL Tower is a telecommunications tower that stands 421 meters tall. Both towers are extremely distinctive. KL Tower’s main hall has glass-clad domes inspired by Persian architecture that sparkle like diamonds, while the design of the Petronas Twin Towers is based on the Five Pillars of Islam to reflect Malaysia’s Islamic culture.
Language: Malaysian is the national language, and English and Chinese are widely used.
Area: 243 square kilometers
Population: 1.79 million people
City/region features: Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and its largest city. It is also the location of the Malaysian Houses of Parliament, the official residence of the monarch of Malaysia (Istana Negara), and Bursa Malaysia, Malaysia’s largest stock exchange.