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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 (Sunda)
Malaysia (Luxembourgish)
Malaysia (Greenlandic)
Malaysia (Tagalog)
Malaysia (Norwegian)
Malaysia (Scots Gaelic)
Malaysia (Swedish)
Malaysia (Romanian)
Malaysia (Upper Sorbian)
Malaysia (Norwegian (Bokmål))
Malaysia (Pampanga)
Malaysia (Welsh)
Malaysia (Breton)
Malaysia (Ilocano)
Malaysia (German)
Malaysia (Basque)
Malaysia (Shona)
Malaysia (Vietnamese)
Malaysia (Malay (macrolanguage))
Malaysia (Danish)
Malaysia (Indonesian)
Malaysia (Malay (specific)-P,U)
Malaysia (Swahili (generic))
Malaysia (Somali)
Malaysia (Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Malaysia (Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Malaysia (Low German)
Malaisie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Maleisië (C,O,Limburgan)
Maleisië (Dutch)
Maleisië (Afrikaans)
Malasia (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Malasia (Basque)
Malásia (C,O,Portuguese)
Малайзия (C,O,Tajik)
Малайзия (Russian-P,U)
Малайзия (Bulgarian)
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)
Malaysian (C,O,English,U,A)
מלזיה (C,U,Hebrew )
An Mhalaeisia (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
Federation of Malaya (C,U)
i-Malaysia (C,U,Zulu)
Malaezia (C,U,Romanian)
Malaiezia (C,U,Romanian)
Mã Lai (Ma-lay-xi-a) (C,U,Vietnamese)
Malaisia (C,U,Aragonese)
Malaisia (Romansh)
Malaisia (Estonian)
Malaisia (Galician)
Malàisia (C,U,Catalan)
Malàisia (Occitan)
Malaisia - Malaysia (C,U,Galician)
Malaisiya (C,U,Hausa)
Malaizia (C,U,Ido)
Malaizia (Malagasy)
Malaizija (C,U,Latvian)
Malaizija (Lithuanian)
Malájföld (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Malajsie (C,U,Czech)
Malajzi (C,U,Albanian)
Malajzia (C,U,Slovak)
Malajzia (Albanian)
Malajzia (Magyar (Hungarian))
Malajzio (C,U,Esperanto)
Malasía (C,U,Icelandic)
Malasja (C,U,Maltese)
Malasya (C,U,Quechuan)
Malaysi (C,U,Cornish)
Malaysia nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Malaysien (C,U,Luxembourgish)
Malaysien (German)
Malaysiya (C,U,Azerbaijani)
Malaysiyän (C,U,Volapük)
Ma-lay-xi-a (C,U,Vietnamese)
Malehyia (C,U,Akan)
Maleisia (C,U,Faroese)
Maleizje (C,U,Western Frisian)
Malesia (C,U,Swahili (generic))
Malesia (Finnish)
Malesia (Kikuyu)
Malesia (Italian)
Malesia (Northern Sami)
Malēsia (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Malèsie (C,U,Arpitan)
Malesii (C,U,Fulah)
Malezhiya (C,U,North Ndebele)
Malezi (C,U,Lingala)
Malezi (Haitian (Haitian Creole))
Malezi (Luba-Katanga)
Malezïi (C,U,Sangho)
Malezija (C,U,Slovene)
Malezija (Croatian)
Malezija (Bosnian)
Maleziya (C,U,Rundi)
Malezja (C,U,Polish)
Malezya (C,U,Ganda (Ugandan language))
Malezya (Turkish)
Malezya (Kurdish)
Malɛzi (C,U,Bambara)
mejgu'e (C,U)
Orílẹ́ède Malasia (C,U,Yoruba)
Persekutuan Tanah Malaysia (C,U)
Persekutuan Tanah Melayu (C,U)
มาเลเซีย (C,U,Thai)
மலேஷியா (C,U,Tamil)
مالیزیا (C,U,Kurdish)
مالیزیا (Pashto)
말레이시아 (C,U,Korean)
Малезија (C,U,Macedonian)
Малезија (Serbian)
Малайзія (C,U,Ukrainian)
Малайзія (Belorussian)
말레이지아 (C,U,Korean)
മലേഷ്യ (C,U,Malayalam)
मलेशिया (C,U,Marathi)
मलेशिया (Hindi)
མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ (C,U,Dzongkha)
მალაიზია (C,U,Georgian)
ماليزيا (C,U,Arabic)
مالايسىيا (C,U,Uyghur)
ಮಲೇಶಿಯ (C,U,Kannada)
মাল্যাশিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
مالزی (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
மலேசியா (C,U,Tamil)
Μαλαισία (C,U,Greek)
ມາເລເຊຍ (C,U,Lao)
ประเทศมาเลเซีย (C,U,Thai)
Մալայզիա (C,U,Armenian)
ማሌዢያ (C,U,Tigrinya)
ማሌዢያ (Amharic)
मलयेशिया (C,U,Kashmiri)
मलयेशिया (Sanskrit)
ម៉ាលេស៉ី (C,U,Khmer)
ملیشیا (C,U,Urdu)
マレーシア (C,U,Japanese)
మలేషియా (C,U,Telugu)
မလေးရှား (C,U,Burmese)
མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ། (C,U,Tibetan)
මැලේසියාව (C,U,Sinhala)
મલેશિયા (C,U,Gujarati)
मलेसिया (C,U,Nepali)
মালয়েশিয়া (C,U,Bengali)
ମାଲେସିଆ (C,U,Oriya)
ಮಲೇಶಿಯಾ (C,U,Kannada)
Malay States (H,O)

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)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (association)  ....  Association of Southeast Asian Nations (association) (P,U)
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)
independent political entity (C)

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]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
马来西亚..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
مايًزيا..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 25 July 2013
מלזיה..........  [IMJ, VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
..............  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
มาเลเซีย..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
மலேஷியா..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
مالیزیا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
말레이시아..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Малезија..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Малайзія..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
말레이지아..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
മലേഷ്യ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
मलेशिया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
მალაიზია..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ماليزيا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
مالايسىيا..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ಮಲೇಶಿಯ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
মাল্যাশিয়া..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
مالزی..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
மலேசியா..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Μαλαισία..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ມາເລເຊຍ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ประเทศมาเลเซีย..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Մալայզիա..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ማሌዢያ..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
मलयेशिया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ម៉ាលេស៉ី..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ملیشیا..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
マレーシア..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
మలేషియా..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
မလေးရှား..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
མ་ལེ་ཤི་ཡ།..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
මැලේසියාව..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
મલેશિયા..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
मलेसिया..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
মালয়েশিয়া..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ମାଲେସିଆ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ಮಲೇಶಿಯಾ..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
An Mhalaeisia..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Federation of Malaya..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Federation of Malaysia..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
i-Malaysia..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
ISO458..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
Malaezia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaiezia..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Mã Lai (Ma-lay-xi-a)..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaisia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malàisia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaisia - Malaysia..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaisie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 308
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaisiya..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaizia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaizija..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malájföld..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malajsie..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malajzi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malajzia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malajzio..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malasia..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) 868
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malásia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
.................  Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) 869
Malasía..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malasja..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malasya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaysi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaysia..........  [BHA, IMJ Preferred, 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.
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
.................  ISO Handbook (1982)
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.................  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
Malaysia nutome..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaysien..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaysiya..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malaysiyän..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malay States..........  [VP]
.......................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 349
Ma-lay-xi-a..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malehyia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Maleisia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Maleisië..........  [VP]
.................  Engels Woordenboek (1987) I, 419
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Maleizje..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malesia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malēsia..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malèsie..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malesii..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malezhiya..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malezi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malezïi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malezija..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Maleziya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malezja..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malezya..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Malɛzi..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
mejgu'e..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
MY..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
MY00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) 57
MYS..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
Orílẹ́ède Malasia..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Persekutuan Tanah Malaysia..........  [VP]
...............................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Persekutuan Tanah Melayu..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
Subject: .....  [BHA, IMJ, 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
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 1733045
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 17
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 768
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  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
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaysia
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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