Negeri Sembilan


Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Negeri Sembilan

(nā`gərē sĕmbē`lən) or

Negri Sembilan

(nā`grē sĕmbē`lən), state (1991 pop. 691,150), 2,564 sq mi (6,641 sq km), Malaysia, S Malay Peninsula, on the Strait of Malacca. The capital is SerembanSeremban
, city (1991 pop. 193,009), capital of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, S Malay Peninsula, on the Linggi River. It is linked by rail with Port Dickson on the Strait of Malacca. Seremban is the commercial center of a rubber-growing area. There are tin mines nearby.
..... Click the link for more information.
. Its principal rivers are the Linggi on the west and the Muar on the east. Rubber and rice are grown and exported; tin is mined and also exported. More than half the inhabitants are non-Malays (Chinese and Indians). The separate political existence of Negeri Sembilan began in the 18th cent. After a considerable immigration of Minangkabaus from Sumatra, the Negeri Sembilan [nine states] broke away (1777) from the sultanate of Riau and Johor to form a loose confederation. Each state was then practically independent. The British established their influence by making treaties with the separate states (1874–89) and by reforming them into a closer federation (1895). Negeri Sembilan became one of the Federated Malay States (1896) and in 1948 became part of the Federation of Malaya (see MalaysiaMalaysia
, independent federation (2005 est. pop. 23,953,000), 128,430 sq mi (332,633 sq km), Southeast Asia. The official capital and by far the largest city is Kuala Lumpur; Putrajaya is the adminstrative capital.
..... Click the link for more information.
).
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Negeri Sembilan is one of 13 states in Malaysia and if you are a first-time visitor, you would be amazed at how exotic it really is.
Since the population size of the Pre-Diploma Science students for the June--November 2005 intake at UiTM Negeri Sembilan was 242, all of them were chosen as subjects for the survey.
The primary data were randomly collected (Simple Random Sampling) in a household survey, in Rantau, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia (1996), which provided an equal opportunity for every household to be selected and be representative for both the self-employed and employed sectors [Soon (1987)].
In Part I, Peletz provides historicity to the study of gender in matrilineal society (of which the community he lived in Negeri Sembilan is one), analyzing systems of prestige, marriage, kinship, and political organization to demonstrate the Bourdieuian disjunctures in 'official' and 'practical' representations of kinship from the 19th century up to the present.
Municipalities within the central region will launch on a sequential basis beginning with Malacca on July 1st, then Negeri Sembilan, Kuala Lumpur, and Selangor.
Contract Awarded for Engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract for Solid Waste Modular Advanced Recovery and Treatment Systems Waste Management Solutions at Ladang Tanah Merah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.
Melaka is located in Peninsular Malaysia and bordered by Negeri Sembilan and Johor.
SPV is a special-purpose vehicle set up as a funding conduit to part-finance the development of Jimah Energy Ventures Sdn Bhd's (JEV) 1,400-MW coal-fired power plant in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.
As a state that has abundance of attractive activities and natural environment as well as diverse cultures, Negeri Sembilan has the potential to be developed with the homestay program.
Prior to the pre-training session, MoneyTree had conducted workshop sessions in 10 selected schools in Klang Valley and Negeri Sembilan.
Deepa from Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan has alleged that her estranged husband, 30-year-old N.
It plans to start operating the plant in Negeri Sembilan in November 2013, with an annual production capacity of 150,000 units.