Sarawak

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Sarawak (pronounced /səˈrɑːwɑːk/) is one of two Malaysian states[1] on the island of Borneo. Known as Bumi Kenyalang ("Land of the Hornbills"), it is situated on the north-west of the island. It is the largest state in Malaysia; the second largest, Sabah, lies to the northeast.

The administrative capital is Kuching which has a population of 579,900.[2] Major cities and towns also include Miri (pop. 263,000), Sibu (pop. 254,000) and Bintulu (pop. 176,800). As of last census (December 31, 2006), the state population was 2,357,500.

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