Located on Borneo Island’s north-western side, Sabah is known for its super-sized offerings.
Stunning tropical islands and luxuriant nature makes Sabah the ideal destination for eco-adventures. The state's most famous icon is the majestic Mount Kinabalu, reputed to be one of the highet in Southeast Asia. Another jewel is Sipadan, an internaionally-famed dive destination. Its population of nearly 3.1 million is made up of 32 ethnic communities.
The capital of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu. It is the gateway to eco-adventures such as diving, river cruising, mountain clinmbing, white water rafting and caving. Kota Kinabalu was formerly known as Jesselton. Most parts of the city have been reconstructed after World War II and there are only three surviving buildings from the war.