Today in History - September 16th. 1963 - Formation of Malaysia

On September 16th. 1963, Malaysia was formed.



Flag of Malaysia - Source: Wikipedia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy, located in Southeast Asia.
It borders Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei and by sea with the Philippines, 
Singapore and Vietnam.

The supreme King is Abdul Halim of Kedah. He ruled till September 12th. 2017.


King of Malaysia - Source: Wikipedia

Malaysia became independent from the United Kingdom. 

From September 12th. 2017 another King was proclaimed: Sallehuddin of Kedah.