In the history of Malaysia and Singapore, "Malaya" Malay: Tanah Melayu can refer to:
- The Federation of Malaya Persekutuan Tanah Melayu 1948-1963, the successor of the Malayan Union also excluding Singapore which gained independence within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1957
- The Malayan Union, 1946-1948 a post-war British colony consisting of all states in British Malaya, excluding Singapore
- present-day Peninsular Malaysia, the states and territories formerly comprising the Federation of Malaya 1963-present, now also known formally as the States of Malaya Negeri-negeri Tanah Melayu
- British Malaya, 18th century-1946 a loose collection of British controlled states in the Malay Peninsula, including Singapore
1. Other uses
- In the Shambhala tradition, the name of a "National Forest" or sacred garden, comparable to the Garden of Eden.
- Malay Archipelago, for the macroregion
- Malaya movie, a 1949 American film set in Japanese occupied Malaya
- Oxana Malaya born 1983, a feral child that lived most of her life in the company of dogs, picking a number of their habits.
- British Malaya is an area around the Malay Peninsula and Singapore Strait that was colonized by the British. It was the world s largest maker of tin and
- Malaya is a 1949 American World War II adventure movie directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, Sydney Greenstreet, Lionel
- never been in the Winter Olympic Games. As the Federation of Malaya the nation was named Malaya MAL for the 1956 and 1960 Games. North Borneo sent an independent
- Championship was held in Malaya from 30 March to 7 April. 7 April 1960 1960 - 04 - 07 Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur Referee: Oei Poh Hwa Malaya 7 April 1960 1960 - 04 - 07
- 1959 AFC Youth Championship was held in Malaya from 18 to 26 April. RSSSF This short article about sports can be made longer. You can help Wikipedia by
- 1963 AFC Youth Championship was held in Malaya from 18 April to 28 April. 28 April 1963 1963 - 04 - 28 28 April 1963 1963 - 04 - 28 RSSSF This short article
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- was the first Chief Minister of the Federation of Malaya from 1955 to 1957, before becoming Malaya s first Prime Minister after independence in 1957.
- became independent on 31 August 1957 as the Federation of Malaya In September 1963, Malaya Singapore and the Borneo part joined together to become Malaysia
- marine strait. It links the Andaman Sea and the Java Sea, and separates Malaya and Sumatra. It is about 800 km long. Most parts are between 50 kilometres