Baluchistan
(170 words)

[8ccc] Baluchistan is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south, Sind on the east, Afghanistan on the north, and Kirman and Luristan on the west. It has 600 miles of coastline on the Indian Ocean. The province is some 350 miles wide and its total area is about 146,000 sq. miles. The region is divided into several districts. One is Kuhistan in the northwestern part of the province. The southernmost district is Makran. Between these two lies Baluchistan (proper). The entire region is under the ru…

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“Baluchistan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 17 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000007>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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