Sarawak

Sarawak is the largest state in Malaysia. It is one of the two Malaysian states situated on the island of Borneo. Located on the northwest of this island, Sarawak borders Sabah to the northeast, Indonesia to the south and it surrounds the country of Brunei. The state’s capital is Kuching.

Known as ‘Land of the Hornbills’, Sarawak is famous for these beautiful birds and other wildlife. This state is home to the longest river in Malaysia, Rajang River. Major industries driving the state’s economy are agriculture, forestry and tourism. Some of the popular tourist attractions in this state are Gunung Mulu National Park and the Rainforest World Music Festival.

Many commercial and residential property developments are concentrated in major towns such as Kuching, Miri, Sibu and Bintulu. Commercial properties include shop-office lots, office blocks, retail space and industrial lots. Popular residential properties are terraced houses, semi-detached houses, bungalows, apartments and condominiums. There is also land for sale.

This state experiences the tropical climate throughout the year. Generally, most days are hot and humid with occasional rain. Temperatures can range from 27 to 34°C in the low-land areas but it is much cooler in the hills. The northeast monsoon season starts from November and will last until February. The heaviest rainfall is usually recorded in January.

The population of Sarawak consists of many ethnic groups. The major groups are Iban, Chinese, Malay, Bidayuh, Melanau and Orang Ulu. There are more than 40 sub-ethnic groups, each with their own dialects and traditions. Popular traditional festivals celebrated in Sarawak include gawai dayak, gawai kenyalang, kaul festival and many more. This state is also famous for its longhouses. Sape, ngajat, datun julud and bamboo dance are some of the traditional dance and music of Sarawak. Popular local food includes Sarawak laksa, kolo mee, ayam pansuh and midin belacan.

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Latest Properties for Sale in Sarawak

Taman Glory, 6 3/4 Mile, Jalan Matang

Taman Glory, 6 3/4 ...

Taman Glory, 6 3/4 Mile,, Kuching, Sarawak

RM 420,000

Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho

Jalan Laksamana ...

Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho, Kuching, Sarawak

RM 1,500,000

9th Mile, Taman Indah Jaya

9th Mile, ...

Jalan Taman Indah Jaya, 9th Mile, ...

RM 450,000

Taman Lee Ling, Jalan Matang

Taman Lee ...

Taman Lee Ling, Kuching, Sarawak

RM 450,000

Taman Sri Perkasa Jalan Matang

Taman Sri ...

Jalan matang kuching sarawak, Kuching, Sarawak

RM 350,000

Jalan Stampin

Jalan Stampin, Kuching, Sarawak

RM 700,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Sarawak

9th Mile, ...

9th Mile, Greenwood Park, Kuching, Sarawak

900 sqft

RM 750 / month

Uni Garden, ...

Uni Garden Kuching-Samarahan Expressway, Kuching, Sarawak

RM 2,000 / month

Hua Ling ...

12th Mile, Kuching/Serian Road, Hua ...

RM 1,000 / month

Tabuan Heights, Jalan Song

Tabuan Heights, ...

jalan song kuching sarawak, Kuching, Sarawak

RM 1,600 / month

Tabuan Heights, Jalan Urat Mata

Tabuan Heights, ...

Tabuan Heights, Jalan Urat Mata Off ...

1000 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

De-summit, Jalan Satria Jaya

De-summit, Jalan ...

De-summit, Jalan Satria Jaya, Kuching, Sarawak

1570 sqft

RM 2,500 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital : Kuching

Total Area : 124,450 km2 (48,050 sq mi)

Total Population (2010) : 2,260,009

Density : 19/km2 (50/sq mi)

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