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The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,163 / 288 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 1,014
Added to site: 2008.02.11
mnybks.net#: 20023
Genres: Travel, History
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eg; 2' N., which is much the same as the latitude of Syracuse. In the south-east the Panjáb ends at 27° 4' N., corresponding roughly to the position of the southernmost of the Canary Islands. Lines drawn west from Pesháwar and Lahore would pass to the north of Beirut and Jerusalem respectively. Multán and Cairo are in the same latitude, and so are Delhi and Teneriffe. Kashmír stretches eastwards to longitude 80° 3' and the westernmost part of Wazíristán is in 69° 2' E.

~Distribution of Area.~--The area dealt with is roughly 253,000 square miles. This is but two-thirteenths of the area of the Indian Empire, and yet it is less by only 10,000 square miles than that of Austria-Hungary including Bosnia and Herzegovina. The area consists of:

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(1) The Panjáb 97,000 (2) Native States dependent on Panjáb Government 36,500 (3) Kashmír 81,000 (4) North West Frontier Province 13,000 (5) Tribal territory under the poli

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