Fast Facts of Labuan
Country: Malaysia

Location: Island of Borneo

Best Time to visit Labuan

Any time is a good time to visit Labuan because there is no real moonsoon season and it’s free from hurricanes and typhoons. However, it is best to avoid the rainy season during year-ends. The island can also get quite busy during the local school holidays

Discover Labuan

Welcome To Labuan

One of three federal territories in Malaysia, Labuan is located 8km off the Borneo coast in East Malaysia. Its name is derived from the Malay word “pelabuhan”, which translates to “port”.

Labuan is made up of the main Labuan Island and 6 smaller islands, forming a combined area of approximately 92 square kilometers. The population of Labuan is approximately 87,000 people (2010), of which 76% are Muslims, 12% Christians and 9% Buddhists. The main languages are Malay and English, and also certain indigenous dialects.

Photo courtesy to Wikipedia

The islands experience a tropical climate and is mostly hot and humid, with temperatures ranging between 24°C to 34°C. The weather gets wet towards year-ends.

Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (IBFC) was established in October 1990, making it Malaysia’s only offshore financial centre.

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Attractions in Labuan

Below are popular tourist attractions in Labuan:

a) War Memorial Park
b) Surrender Point
c) Layang-Layang Beach
d) Chimney
e) Labuan Museum
f) Pulau Papan, Labuan Town
g) Labuan Beach
h) Financial Park
i) Internatonal Sea Sport Complex
j) An’Nur Jamek Mosque
k) Patau-patau Water Village
l) Bebuloh Water Village