Malacca

Malacca, Malaysia

Malacca is the third smallest state in Malaysia. Malacca City is the capital of this state. It gathers around 788,706 people that makes the population of the state.

Location

It is located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Straits of Malacca. It is surrounded by or borders by Negeri Sembilan to the North and Johor to the South.

Religion

There are several religions that are performed by a number of people such as Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Chinese Ethnic, etc.. Muslims are in a large number as it is the oldest religion in the state.

Education

There are a number of universities and colleges that provide quality education. Medical colleges, boarding schools, public & private schools, etc.. are there that provide a good education.

Health Care

Hospitals are in a large number that provide all the facilities regarding the health problems. Malacca General Hospital and Jasin District Hospital are the famous government hospitals that provide good medical facility. Private hospitals are also there but the treatment in these hospitals is costly.

Culture

Culture of Malacca is vast. A number of museums are there that depicts its culture. Traditional festivals, luscious cuisines,  folk dances, music, etc.. all reflects the culture of the state. Most popular traditional dance is Branyu, the festival is Santa Cruz and the luscious cuisine is Devil’s Curry. Morning prayers in the Gurudwaras, temples and masjid just gives the description of culture.

Transport

Transport in Malacca is well developed. Several ports, airports, roads, highways, trains are there that connects to the other states as well as other countries of the world. People use these transport facilities to ease their travel from one place to another.