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Malaysia

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Zip Facts about Malaysia:

  • A species of upright elephant ears, Alocasia macrorrhiza, which sports the largest undivided leaf in the world, comes from Malaysia and has been seen to grow to a record 3.02 meters long and 2 meters wide. The largest flower in the world, Rafflesia, is also found here
  • A Malay tradition is to remove your shoes before you enter a household or into some traditional shops
  • The Kuala Lumpur Tower is the tallest in Southeast Asia at 421 meters high and the fourth tallest in the world. The Petronas Twin Towers, located in Kuala Lumpur, are the tallest twin towers in the world
  • If you see the global brand, Intel, on your computer, you can thank Malaysia for those Pentium chips
  • There is only one Jewish cemetery in Penang which houses 120 graves

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Link to Recipe: https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/malaysia

Link to Map:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/recipemap-asia1.pdf

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