Kuching (pronounced /?ku?t???/, KOO-ching), officially the City of Kuching, is the capital of the East Malaysian state of Sarawak. Being the most populous city in Sarawak, Kuching emerged as one of the most vibrant cities in the region, and it is the largest city on the island of Borneo, and the fourth largest city in Malaysia.

Situated at the banks of the Sarawak River on the North-Western part of the island of Borneo, Kuching is divided into several districts namely Bau, Lundu, and Padawan. The highest point in the city is Mount Santubong, which is at 810.2 m (2,658 ft) and located 35 km north of the city center.

Kuching is accessible by land, sea and air, with the Kuching international Airport being the main gateway into the city.

In terms of events, Kuching is home to the infamous Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) while interesting famous tourist destination includes the Sarawak Cultural Village, The Cat Museum, The Sarawak Museum, The Borneo Highland Resort and the Semonggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center.