Sabah state
The Malaysian state of Sabah is located in the north of Borneo Island, in the highest part of Malaysia from the eastern tip of the western South China Sea. The capital of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu, located northwest of Sabah and overlooking a magnificent coastline, full of tourist resorts and beautiful beaches. Sabah is the second largest state in Malaysia after Sarawak, which lies on the southwestern border of Malaysia. Sabah is one of the most important tourist destinations in Malaysia. It has a tropical climate with temperatures ranging from 21 ° C to 32 ° C in the lowlands. While the temperature ranges from 13 ° C to 23 ° C in mountainous areas. The state economy is based on three main sectors: agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, and palm and oil exporting commodities. One of the most important tourist areas in Sabah is the Kinabalu Park, which is located in the Malay archipelago, which is a high mountain with a height of 4,101 meters. It also has a wildlife sanctuary, a stronghold of large and rare mammals such as the Sumerian rhinoceros and the leopard, which contributes mainly to the economy. Environmental Tourism is the designation of Kinabalu Park as a World Heritage Site in 2000, the first of two sites in Malaysia to obtain this site. In Sabah there are many tourist areas including rainforests, wildlife, water sports, unique flora and fauna. Its kind, in addition to the state of Sabah is home to Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world.