Malacca is the port city, as you know, which commands a central position on the Straits of Malacca.
Geologically, it was a first-rate location,so,Malacca was ceded to Portugal, Holland,and and from 1826 to 1946, Malacca was under the rule of the British.
August 31th,1989, Malacca has become independent from U.K.
This oldest historical city centre has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 7 July 2008.
Malacca City, Malaysia