CodeNa2225
Place EntryMalaysia/Malaysia
Place NameMalaysia
Area5Malaysia
NotesCountry; Includes Sabah And Sarawak On Island Of Borneo; British Colony Of The Straits Settlement Established 1826 Comprised Penang, Malacca, And Singapore; By 1900 British Controlled Most Of The Malay Peninsula; Sabah Was British Protectorate Of North Borneo 1882-1946; Sarawak Was British Protectorate 1888-1946; In 1946 All Peninsula Territories United To Form Malaya And Sabah, Sarawak, And Singapore Became Separate Colonies; Malaya Became Independent 1957; Sabah, Sarawak And Singapore Became Independent 1963 And Joined Malaya To Form Malaysia; Singapore Withdrew From Malaysia 1964

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