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ID: 7016762
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016762

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 30 07 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 6.5029  decimal degrees
Long: 100 14 42 E  degrees minutes   Long: 100.2460  decimal degrees

Note: Smallest and most northern state of Malaysia; part of Kedah until 1821; one of Unified Malay States under protection of Great Britain from 1909; annexed temporarily by Thailand 1943; British protectorate 1945; joined independent Federation of Malaya 1957.

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

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1963
first level subdivision (C)
sultanate (H)  ............  given status by Thailand 1841

Sources and Contributors:
Negeri Perlis..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Perlis..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 297
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 942
State of Perlis..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 297
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 942
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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