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ID: 7016759
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016759

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 03 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 3.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 102 45 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 102.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Mainly comprises sparsely populated, dense jungle; belonged to Malacca kingdom until its fall in 1511; subsequently ruled by Johor, who formed an independent sultanate; joined Federated Malay States in 1895; part of Federation of Malaya from 1957.

Names:
Pahang (preferred,C,V)
Negeri Pahang (C,V)
State of Pahang (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 Pahang (state)  ............  Pahang (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 Pahang (state)  ................  Pahang (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1963
first level subdivision (C)
sultanate (H)  ............  under British protection 1888

Sources and Contributors:
Negeri Pahang..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Pahang..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 704
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 60-61
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 18
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 911
State of Pahang..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 704
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 60-61
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 18
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 911
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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