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ID: 1001952
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001952

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Sarawak (state)  Sarawak (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 113 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 113.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Was southern province of sultanate of Brunei in 15th century, when Majapahit empire of Java declined; was ruled by 3 generations of the English Brooke family 1841-1941; occupied by Japan 1941-1945; ceded to Britain as crown colony 1946; joined Malaysia 1963.

Names:
Sarawak (preferred,C,V)
State of Sarawak (C,V)
Sarawak Negeri (C,V)

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

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Malaysia (nation)  ........  Malaysia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Malaysia Timor (region (geographic))  ............  Malaysia Timor (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Sarawak (state)  ................  Sarawak (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1963
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Sarawak..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 832
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 449
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 18
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1081
Sarawak Negeri..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
State of Sarawak..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 832
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 449
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 18
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1081
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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