Sabah, the second largest state in Malaysia, located on the northern island of Borneo, the third largest island in the world. Sabah covers an area of 72,500 square kilometers with a coastline of 14.400 kilometers of the South China Sea on the west coast, Sulu Sea in the northeast and Selebes Sea to the south. Broadly speaking, the size of the state is about the size of Ireland in Europe. The capital of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu formerly known as Jesselton during the time of colonialism. Kota Kinabalu has been upgraded to city status on February 2, 2002.
Known by the title "Land Below the Wind", Sabah is not only famous for its natural beauty but also with the cultural heritage of its people. Sabah is rich in various types of plants. The world's largest flower Rafflesia with kuntumnya measuring three meters in diameter can be found in the state. There are many different species of orchids / orchid, pitcher plants and rhododendrons were found to grow in Sabah. Sabah geography hilly - mountainous terrain even disilangi with rivers flowing through valleys across fertile plains and caves can also be found in the forest-forests. Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Southeast Asia with an altitude stately 4.059 meters.
Indigenous people in Sabah
Kadazan is the indigenous ethnic groups of Sabah in Malaysia. Most of them live on the west coast of Sabah, there are also in the interior. Due to similarities in culture and language with the Dusun, and also on account of political initiatives, the new term "Kadazan-Dusun" was created to combine them. Together, they form the largest ethnic Bajau
Bajau are divided into two groups who have settled in the West and East Coast of Sabah over the past few hundred years and are recognized as indigenous peoples and among the largest indigenous Ѕabah and surrounding states. While next to them is known as the West Coast Bajau Samah. They work as farmers and fishermen on the west coast as well as horse riding and Ѕabah East Coast Bajau fishermen and skilled divers. Murut
Muruts living in the interiors and the southeastern border province of Sabah and Kalimantan and Sarawak. Muruts quarter is the third largest tribe in their lives Sabah.Place including Tenom, Kemabong, Pensiangan and Keningau. Previously, they stay in the house long and harmonious life in a large family. Most of them are farmers moving, hunters and fishermen the river. They also undertake the necessary collection of forest products (resin, rattan and honey bees). Muruts Currently there are already serving in the public sector in the areas of education, health and defence. Orang Sungei
Orang Sungei is one of the indigenous tribes in Sabah. They are now grouped into clusters Kadazan-Dusun tribe because they share customs and similar language. People mostly settled in the River Kinabatangan, BCS, and Kota Marudu, the Sukau area, bukit garam, Buol, Pinangah Telupid, Cow-Nangoh, Pamol, Paitan, and Pitas. In addition, the river is also available in Ranau, Lahad Datu and Sandakan. There is a patchwork of tribes of the River race itself, in which the language-the language is also different according to their respective districts. Most people convert to Islam River, but there are some of them who are Christians and animists (no religion), especially in Buol, Pinangah, Lahad Datu, and Paitan.
Iranun or Illanun is the name of a tribe which is categorized as indigenous people of Sabah. Iranun means courtship. This courtship means of the system of social relations that are very close, which is bound by a relationship so intimate, that is based on collaboration and collaborative system royong.Walaupun so, this irranun quarter mempnyai very gentle nature but when their patience stretched , irranun quarter can also be pemarah.Menurut study, this grumpy nature just out if they challenged or they in perkecilkan.Selain the quarter quarter quarter irranun is very well known for their...