Malaysia is one of the most dynamic countries in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur Malaysia's capital city began as a mining camp at the junction of two rivers. It is a bustling city with, modern high-rise buildings and traditional temples. Malays and other indigenous people form about 60 per cent of Malaysia's population. The major religion practiced in this country is Muslim, Buddhist, Chinese, Hindus, and Christians. The official language of this country is Bahasa Malay. The monetary unit of this country is Ringgit. Malaysia's national pastime is kite-flying known as wau. The hot, humid climate of Malaysia is ideal for growing tea and about 6,613 tons are produced every year. Malaysia is the world's second largest producer of natural rubber, which was introduced from Brazil. Proton cars are the most popular cars in Malaysia and are exported to United Kingdom, Singapore, and Indonesia. Malaysia has experienced tremendous economic growth in recent years.