Labuan is an island with an area of 75 sq km, lying 10 km off the coast of Sabah and 25km off the coast of Brunei. As part of the Malaysian Federal Territory of Labuan it is directly administered by the Malaysian central government. The island is mostly flat and is covered by forests. Labuan has some of beaches on its northern coast, which are fine but not too impressive. Victoria, the capital of Labuan, lies on the southern coast of Labuan. Originally uninhabited, Labuan was first settled by the British in the 1840s, subsequently becoming a British colony. Labuan was occupied by the Japanese during World War II, and joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963. Today Labuan is mainly known as an offshore financial centre offering international financial and business services. It also attracts tourists from Brunei who come for diving and tourists from Australia who come to visit World War II sites.

01 Fruit stalls 02 Fruit stalls 03 Street in central Victoria 04 Barber shop 05 House row with shops 06 Pavement
07 Ferry terminal 08 Royal Poinciana tree with red flowers 09 Royal Poinciana tree with red flowers 10 Merdeka roundabout with flags
11 Labuan square monument 12 Flags 13 Labuan museum 14 Fountain in roundabout 15 Orange flowers
16 Ujana Kewangan financial centre and mall 17 Ujana Kewangan financial centre and mall 18 Ujana Kewangan financial centre and mall 19 View of Victoria at sunset 20 Fish market
21 Fish market 22 Fish market 23 Fish market 24 Fish market 25 Labuan square
26 Ujana Kewangan financial centre and mall 27 Labuan square 28 Malaysian flag 29 Monument
30 Labuan map monument 31 Labuan map monument 01 Ships anchored in the bay 02 Harbour
03 Pier and boats 04 Bay at sunset 05 Bay at sunset 06 Water village
07 Water village 08 Water village stilts houses 09 Water village
10 Ujana Kewangan financial park 11 Tugboat 01 Chinese temple 02 Chinese temple 03 Chinese temple
04 Chinese temple roof detail 05 Chinese temple roof detail 06 Chinese temple 07 Annur Jamek mosque 08 Annur Jamek mosque minaret
09 Annur Jamek mosque 10 Sikh temple 11 Sikh temple interior 12 Sikh temple 13 Sikh temple
14 Ba Sian Miao Chinese temple 15 Ba Sian Miao Chinese temple 16 Ba Sian Miao Chinese temple 17 Ba Sian Miao Chinese temple
18 Ba Sian Miao Chinese temple 19 Ba Sian Miao Chinese temple 01 Gate 02 Square
03 Pond and bridge 04 Pond 05 Plants 06 Path 07 Pond and bridge
08 Pam trees and pond 09 Palm tree 10 Palm tree 01 Entrance to the cemetery 02 Gate
03 Rows of graves 04 Graves in the cemetery 05 Graves in the cemetery 06 Graves in the cemetery 07 Plate with names of Australian soldiers
08 Rows of graves 09 Rows of graves 10 Cross of sacrifice 11 Graves in the cemetery 12 Graves in the cemetery
13 Rows of graves 14 Rows of graves 15 Rows of graves 16 Rows of graves
17 Rows of graves 18 Rows of graves 19 Graves in the cemetery 01 Museum 02 Museum
03 Peace park 04 World War II memorial mound 05 World War II memorial mound 06 World War II memorial mound 07 World War II memorial
08 World War II memorial 09 Peace park 10 Tree in peace park 11 Japanese memorial
12 Japanese memorial 13 Japanese memorial 14 Japanese friendship memorial 15 Surrender point memorial
16 Surrender point memorial 17 Surrender point memorial 18 Commemorative plate 01 Northern coast of Labuan 02 Northern coast of Labuan
03 Pohon Batu beach 04 Pohon Batu beach 05 Sea water 06 Pancur Hitam beach
07 Surrender point beach 08 Surrender point beach 09 Beach 10 Beach
11 Beach 01 Northern coast of Labuan 02 Northern coast of Labuan 03 Sports centre on Labuan
04 Maswings ATR-72 aircraft in Labuan airport 05 Labuan airport 06 The Chimney 07 The Chimney 08 The Chimney
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