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ID: 1000128
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1000128

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Malaysia (nation)  Malaysia (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 112 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 112.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Area settled by 4000 BCE, had significant Stone and Bronze Age cultures; Indian influence by 2nd century BCE, Chinese and Islamic from 1400; Portuguese and Dutch arrived 16-17th century; invasions from Sumatra and Celebes 17-18th century; British and Indian control 19th century; official language is Bahasa Malaysia (Malay), though Chinese, English, and Tamil are also spoken.

Names:
Malaysia (preferred,C,V,O,English-P,U,N)
Malaysia (Malay-P,U)
Malaisie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Maleisië (C,O)
Malasia (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Malásia (C,O)
Малайзия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
马来西亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
مايًزيا (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
MYS (C,O,ISO3L)
MY (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO458 (C,O,ISO3N)
MY00 (C,O,FIPS)
Federation of Malaysia (C,O)
Malay States (H,O)
Malaysian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Malaysia (nation)  ........  Malaysia (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Southeast Asia (general region)  ........  Southeast Asia (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Malaysia (nation)  ............  Malaysia (nation)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Malay Archipelago (islands)  ....  Malay Archipelago (islands) (P)
Hierarchy of Malaysia (nation)  ........  Malaysia (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  amalgamation of Malaya, Sarawak & Sabah; federation established on September 16, 1963
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
federation (C)  ............  peninsular states united 1940s, states on Borneo joined later; with configuration after withdrawal of Singapore, 1965
Bronze Age (H)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Kuala Lumpur .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Asia, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur) [7001459]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1957
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1957
successor of ....  Federated Malay States .......... (former territory/colony/dependent state)
......................  (World, Asia) [8711654]
successor of ....  Unfederated Malay States .......... (former territory/colony/dependent state)
......................  (World, Asia) [8711655]

Sources and Contributors:
Малайзия..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马来西亚..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
مايًزيا..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
Federation of Malaysia..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
ISO458..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Malaisie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 308
Malasia..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 868
Malásia..........  [VP]
.................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 869
Malaysia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 649
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 387-388
.................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 728 ff.
.................  ISO Handbook (1982)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 18
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-58
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Malaysian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 22
Malay States..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
Maleisië..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 419
MY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MY00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 57
MYS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 649
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 387-388
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 308
..................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 868
..................  Columbia Encyclopedia (1975)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 728 ff.
..................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 419
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 57
..................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 869
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1985) plate 18
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 343; 349
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-58
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 22
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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