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ID: 7016702
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7016702

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 06 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 6.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 100 39 57 E  degrees minutes   Long: 100.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Center of Hindu kingdom in 400 CE; developed as naval base & trade center 8th-13th cen.; converted to Islām 1400s; taken by king of Atjeh 1600s; controlled by Thailand from 1821; was transferred to Great Britain 1909; part of Federation of Malaya 1957.

Names:
Kedah (preferred,C,V)
Negeri Kedah (C,V)
State of Kedah (C,V)
Darul Aman (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 Kedah (state)  ............  Kedah (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 Kedah (state)  ................  Kedah (state) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Darul Aman..........  [VP]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Kedah..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 469
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) 47NPG8447563485
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 18
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 597
Negeri Kedah..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
State of Kedah..........  [VP]
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 469
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1992) Plate 18
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 597
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984)

 

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