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Sarawak is one of two Malaysian states 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
(2006 census; Kuching City South - 143,500; Kuching City North - 133,600;
Padawan- 3rd Mile/ 7th Mile/ 10th Mile - 302,800).
The name Kuching literally means cat (kucing).
Major cities and towns also include Sibu (pop. 254,000), Miri (pop. 263,000) and
Bintulu (pop. 176,800).
As of last census (Dec 31, 2006), the state population was 2,357,500.
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