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ID: 7018057
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7018057

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pulau Pinang (state)  Pulau Pinang (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 05 19 33 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 5.3262  decimal degrees
Long: 100 19 15 E  degrees minutes   Long: 100.3216  decimal degrees

Note: Pulau Pinang was 1st British settlement in Malaya in 1786; mainland region was annexed 1798; was governmental seat for Pinang, Malacca and Singapore 1826-1836; joined Straits Settlements 1867; taken by Japan in 1941; part of Federation of Malaya from 1957.

Names:
Pulau Pinang (preferred,C,V)
Negeri Pulau Pinang (C,V)
Pinang (C,V)
Penang (C,V)
Pinang state (C,O)

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

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

Sources and Contributors:
Negeri Pulau Pinang..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Penang..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 937
Pinang..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 18
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 937
Pinang state..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Pulau Pinang..........  [VP]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 388
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 388
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 18
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 937
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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