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== Getting started with Cambodia research  ==
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== Getting started with Malaysia research  ==
  
Cambodia is divided into 3 municipalities [Keb, Penh and Preah Seihanu (Sihanoukville)] and 20 provinces; Banteay Mean Cheay, Batdambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Spoe, Kampong Thum, Kampot, Kandal, Kaoh Kong, Krachen, Mondol Kiri, Otdar Mean Cheay, Pouthisat, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Rotanah Kiri, Siem Reab, Stoeng Treng, Svay Rieng, and Takev. However, most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, descendants of the Angkor Empire that extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Cambodia became part of French Indochina in 1887. Following Japanese occupation in World War II, Cambodia gained full independence from France in 1953.  
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The independent state of Malaysia came into existence on Sept. 16, 1963, as a federation of Malaya, Singapore, Sabah (North Borneo), and Sarawak. In 1965, Singapore withdrew from the federation to become a separate nation. Since 1966, the 11 states of former Malaya have been known as West Malaysia, and Sabah and Sarawak as East Malaysia. The ancestors of the people that now inhabit the Malaysian peninsula first migrated to the area between 2500 and 1500.
  
 
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*http://www.mekong.net/cambodia/index.htm  
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*[http://www.cofepow.org.uk/pages/asia_malaya%20_pudu.htm Pudu Jail]
*http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~royalty/cambodia/persons.html  
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*http://user.itl.net/~glen/asianintro.html  
*http://www.camnet.com.kh/archives.cambodia/English/welcome.htm
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*http://www.uidaho.edu/special-collections/asia.html#my
*http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.asia.cambodia/mb.ashx
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*http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/malaysia.html
*http://www.adoptionmiracle.org/links.asp
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*http://www.genealogylocator.com/results/malaysia.html
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The independent state of Malaysia came into existence on Sept. 16, 1963, as a federation of Malaya, Singapore, Sabah (North Borneo), and Sarawak. In 1965, Singapore withdrew from the federation to become a separate nation. Since 1966, the 11 states of former Malaya have been known as West Malaysia, and Sabah and Sarawak as East Malaysia. The ancestors of the people that now inhabit the Malaysian peninsula first migrated to the area between 2500 and 1500 <span class="small">B.C.</span>
 
 
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[http://www.genealogytoday.com/genealogy/planet.mv?Location=Malaysia&level=Country&gc=MYS http://www.genealogytoday.com/genealogy/<br>planet.mv?Location=Malaysia&amp;level=Country&amp;gc=MYS]
 
 
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Getting started with Malaysia research

The independent state of Malaysia came into existence on Sept. 16, 1963, as a federation of Malaya, Singapore, Sabah (North Borneo), and Sarawak. In 1965, Singapore withdrew from the federation to become a separate nation. Since 1966, the 11 states of former Malaya have been known as West Malaysia, and Sabah and Sarawak as East Malaysia. The ancestors of the people that now inhabit the Malaysian peninsula first migrated to the area between 2500 and 1500.

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