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Cities Of Balochistan

Zhob (Fort Sandeman)

Zhob (Fort Sandeman)

Located some 320 kilometers from Quetta in Balochistan is the small town of Zhob which was once a strategic dwelling in the times of British in the late 19th century for its closeness to Afghanistan. The town lies on an open plain just east of the Zhob River. Before the British came to the area, [...]

January 30, 2018 admin Balochistan, Cities Of Balochistan 0

Gwadar

Gwadar

The Makran region surrounding Gwadar was occupied by unknown Bronze age people who settled in the few oases. It later became the Gedrosia region of the Achaemenid Persian empire. The region is believed to have been conquered by the founder of the Persian empire, Cyrus the Great. The capital of the satrapy Gedrosia was Pura, [...]

January 22, 2017 admin Balochistan, Cities Of Balochistan 0

History of Quetta

History of Quetta

Quetta, derived from Kuatta, means fort in the Pashto language. The city is a natural fort, surrounded by imposing hills on all sides. The hills are called Chiltan, Takatu, and Mehrdar (so called because of its beauty, but now known as Murdar), and Zarghun. It is not known when Quetta was first inhabited, but most [...]

September 25, 2016 admin Balochistan, Cities Of Balochistan 0
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