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ID: 1001899
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/1001899

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 2.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 102 15 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 102.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Joined independent Federation of Malaya 1957; early state was founded in 14th century by Srivijaya refugees from Sumatra; was a developing Muslim empire when taken by Portuguese in 1511; today area produces paddy rice, fruit, coconuts, lumber, and rubber.

Names:
Melaka (preferred,C,V)
Negeri Melaka (C,V)
Melacca (C,V)
Malacca (C,V)
State of Melaka (C,V)
Melaka state (C,O)
Settlement of Malacca (H,O)  ............ until 1957

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

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since 1963
first level subdivision (C)
colony (H)  ............  of Great Britain, 1824
sultanate (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Malacca..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 302
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 1023-1024
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 713
Melacca..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
Melaka..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 1023-1024
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 18
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 713
Melaka state..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Negeri Melaka..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Settlement of Malacca..........  [VP]
......................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 1023
State of Melaka..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cassell's Italian Dictionary (1983) 302
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 1023; VII, 1023-1024
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 27 October 2014
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) 18
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 715
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 713
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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