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Pulau Pinang (Malaysia : State)

LC control no.n 2014019409
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Geographic headingPulau Pinang (Malaysia : State)
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Geographic subdivision usageMalaysia--Pulau Pinang (State)
Variant(s)Negeri Pulau Pinang (Malaysia)
Penang (Malaysia : State)
Pinang (Malaysia : State)
See alsoPulau Pinang (State)
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Beginning date1963-09-16
Found inGEOnet, viewed April 10, 2014: (Pulau Pinang [approved], Negeri Pulau Pinang [approved], ADM1, 05°19ʹ34ʺN 100°19ʹ18ʺE; Pulau Pinang is also the approved name for a PPL in Pahang and 3 islands in 3 different Malaysian states)
Info. please alm., 1980, p. 219 (Malaysia came into existence on 9/16/63 as a federation of Malaya, Singapore, Sabah (North Borneo), and Sarawak; in 1965 Singapore withdrew from the federation)
Columbia gazatteer online, viewed April 10, 2014 (Pinang or Penang; state of Malaysia, consists of the island Pulau Penang and the mainland Province Wellesley)
Statesman's yearbook online, viewed April 10, 2014 (Pulau Pinang (Penang); a state of Malaysia)
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