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Malaysia States

Malaysia is a federation of 13 states and 3 federal territories. Eleven states are located on the Malay Peninsula while two are on the island of Borneo.

West Malaysia, on the Malay Peninsula

States (State capitals in parentheses):

Sultanate of Johor (Johor Bahru)

Sultanate of Kedah (Alor Star)

Sultanate of Kelantan (Kota Bharu)

Sultanate of Pahang (Kuantan)

Sultanate of Perak (Ipoh)

Sultanate of Selangor (Shah Alam)

Sultanate of Terengganu (Kuala Terengganu)

Elective Monarchy of Negeri Sembilan (Seremban)

Kingdom of Perlis (Kangar)

Malacca (Malacca Town)

Pulau Pinang (George Town)

Federal Territories:

Federal Territory of Putrajaya (federal administrative capital)

Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (legislative capital)

East Malaysia, on Borneo

States (State capitals in parentheses):

Sabah (Kota Kinabalu)

Sarawak (Kuching)

Federal Territory:

Federal Territory of Labuan (Bandar Labuan