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This airticle is aboot the Malaysiee state. For the Caribbean island, see Saba. For ither uisses, see Sabah (disambiguation).
Sabah
Land Belaw The Wind
Banner o Sabah
Banner
Coat o airms o Sabah
Coat o airms
Motto(s): 
Sabah Maju Jaya
Anthem: Sabah Tanah Airku
(Sabah My Homeland)
File:Sabah Tanah Airku (Instrumental).ogg

   Sabah in    Malaysie
   Sabah in    Malaysie
Coordinates: 5°15′N 117°0′E / 5.250°N 117.000°E / 5.250; 117.000
CaipitalKota Kinabalu
Govrenment
 • Yang di-Pertua NegeriJuhar Mahiruddin
 • Chief MeenisterMusa Aman (BN)
Area
 • Total73,631 km2 (28,429 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Tot3,117,405
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sabahan
Human Development Index
 • HDI (2010)0.643 (medium) (14th)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MYT)
Postal code
88xxx to 91xxx
Cawin code087 (Inner Destrict)
088 (Kota Kinabalu & Kudat)
089 (Lahad Datu, Sandakan & Tawau)
Vehicle registrationSA,SAA,SAB (Kota Kinabalu & Kota Belud)
SB (Beaufort)
SD (Lahad Datu)
SK (Kudat)
SS (Sandakan)
ST (Tawau)
SU (Keningau)
Umwhile nameNorth Borneo
Brunei Sultanate15t century[2]
Sulu Sultanate (Eastern Part)1658
Breetish North Borneo1882
Japanese occupation1941–1945
Breetish Croun Colony1946
Sel-govrenment31 August 1963[3][4]
Accession with the Federation of Malaya to form Malaysia[5]16 September 1963[6]
Wabsteidwww.sabah.gov.my

Sabah is ane o the 13 member states o Malaysie, an is its eastmaist state. It is locatit on the northren portion o the island o Borneo. It is the seicont lairgest state in the kintra efter Sarawak, which it borders on its soothwast. It shares a border wi the province o North Kalimantan o Indonesie in the south. The caipital o Sabah is Kota Kinabalu, umwhile kent as Jesselton. Sabah is aften referred tae as "The Land Belaw The Wind", a phrase uised bi seafarers in the past tae describe land sooth o the typhoon belt.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Laporan Kiraan Permulaan 2010". Department of Statistics Malaysia. p. iv. Archived frae the oreeginal on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  2. Rozan Yunos (21 September 2008). "How Brunei lost its northern province". The Brunei Times. Archived frae the oreeginal on 28 October 2013. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  3. Oxford Business Group. The Report: Sabah 2011. Oxford Business Group. pp. 13–. ISBN 978-1-907065-36-1. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
  4. Frans Welman. Borneo Trilogy Volume 1: Sabah. Booksmango. pp. 159–. ISBN 978-616-245-078-5. Retrieved 28 May 2013. 
  5. Malaysia Act 1963
  6. Agreement relating to Malaysia between United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Federation of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore

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