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ID: 7016691
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016691

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 103 30 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 103.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Founded by fugitive sultan of Malacca after Portugal conquered Malaccan kingdom in 1511; ceded site of Singapore to British East India Co. 1819; signed treaties with British 1885 and 1914; occupied by Japanese during WW II; joined Federation of Malaya 1957.

Names:
Johor (preferred,C,V)
Negeri Johor (C,V)
Johore (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 Johor (state)  ............  Johor (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 Semenanjung Malaysia (region (geographic))  ............  Semenanjung Malaysia (region (geographic)) (P)
Hierarchy of Johor (state)  ................  Johor (state) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Johor..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 446
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 598
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 93
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 574
Johore..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 446
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 598
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 574
Negeri Johor..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 446
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 598
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 93
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 574
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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