Quetta

In northern Balochistan near the borders of Afghanistan and Iran, Quetta is a trade and communication centre between the three countries. The city lies on the Bolan Pass route which was once the only gateway from Central Asia to South Asia. Quetta played an important role militarily for the Pakistani Armed Forces in the intermittent Afghanistan co...
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Quetta

(from the article `Quetta`) Quetta district is bounded north by Pishn district, west by Afghanistan, east by Sibi district, and south by Kalt and Chgai districts. Physically it ...
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Quetta

(from the article `Quetta`) Quetta division (area 53,115 sq mi), constituted in 1955, comprises the districts Quetta, Pishn, Zhob, Loralai, Sibi, and Chgai. Mostly mountainous, ...
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Quetta

city, district, and division of Balochistn province, Pakistan. The name is a variation of kwatkot, a Pashto word meaning `fort,` and the city is ... [3 related articles]
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Quetta

Quetta (kwe'tu) , city (1998 pop. 560,307), capital of Baluchistan prov., W central Pakistan, at an altitude of c.5,500 ft (1,675 m), ringed by mountains. Deriving its name from the Pashto word kawkot [fort], it commands the entrance through the strategic Bolan Pass into Afghanistan and is a tra...
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