Sarawak, the largest of Malaysian states, lies in the northwestern part of the Borneo island. It extends for about 700km from east to west and has an area of 124000 sq km. Being relatively less developed than the states in West Malaysia, it has stunning national parks, unspoilt forests and wildlife. Sarawak was part of the Sultanate of Brunei in Borneo until the 19th century when it was gradually taken over by the independent adventurer James Brooke, who started a dynasty of white rajahs who ruled over Sarawak for one century. In 1963 Sarawak joined the federation of Malaysia. The highlights of Sarawak are its national parks with their stunning scenery and rich wildlife, of which the Mulu and Bako national parks are the most well known, and its diverse ethnic groups.

West Sarawak
Kuching photo gallery  - 82 pictures of Kuching
Bako National Park photo gallery  - 64 pictures of Bako National Park
Tanjung Datu NP photo gallery  - 73 pictures of Tanjung Datu NP
Sematan photo gallery  - 30 pictures of Sematan
82 photos of Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, a pleasant town with many green areas and interesting colonial era buildings
64 photos of the Bako national park, which hosts an interesting combination of flora and fauna.
73 photos the Tanjung Datu NP in western Sarawak, with pristine forests and clean and beautiful beaches
30 photos of the village of Sematan in western Sarawak and of its nice beach
Kuching wetlands national park photo gallery  - 25 pictures of Kuching wetlands national park
25 photos of the Kuching Wetlands national park, a coastal ecosystem with mangroves and waterways

Central Sarawak
Batang Ai photo gallery  - 90 pictures of Batang Ai
Bintulu photo gallery  - 5 pictures of Bintulu
Similajau national park photo gallery  - 74 pictures of Similajau national park
Sibu photo gallery  - 41 pictures of Sibu
90 photos of the Batang Ai region in southwestern Sarawak
5 photos of the city in Bintulu on the coast of Sarawak
74 photos of the Similajau NP in Sarawak, sporting a beautiful coastline with long unspoiled beaches
41 photos of Sibu, the second largest town in Sarawak and the main regional trading centre

Northeast Sarawak
Niah National Park photo gallery  - 21 pictures of Niah National Park
Mulu National Park photo gallery  - 144 pictures of Mulu National Park
Kelabit Highlands photo gallery  - 109 pictures of Kelabit Highlands
Miri photo gallery  - 21 pictures of Miri
21 photos of Niah NP, which is home to the Niah cave, one of the world's largest limestone caves.
144 photos of the Mulu national park, with its impressive cave systems and rock formations
109 pictures of the Kelabit highlands in central Borneo.
21 photos of Miri, a town in northern Sarawak near the Sultanate of Brunei
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