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ID: 7016763
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016763

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 05 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 5.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 101 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 101.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Taken by Siamese 1818; Dindings coastal strip and Pangkor Island ceded to Great Britain 1826; part of Federated Malay States 1896; Dindings and Pangkor returned 1935; part of Federation of Malaya 1957; produces rubber, rice, coconuts, and fish.

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

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

Related geographic places:
historical connection ....  Gangga Negara .......... (former nation/state/empire)
........................................  (World, Asia, Malaysia) [8711906]

Sources and Contributors:
Negeri Perak..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Perak..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 278
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 18
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 941-942
State of Perak..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 278
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 18
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 941-942
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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