Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
24 April 2015

Merdeka Square or Independence Square, also known as the Dataran Merdeka, is one of Kuala Lumpur’s most important landmarks. The name Dataran stands for Square while Merdeka means Independence. The square is the place where the Malaysian Flag was first raised which marked the end of the British rule. At present, Merdeka is the venue for many independence day celebrations. It is also the place where the sixth tallest flagpole in the world can be found.

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