Nuristan
or formerly Kafiristan geographical name mountainous area E Afghanistan S of the Hindu Kush

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nuristan — Nuristan,   früher Kafiristan, von den Nuristani bewohntes, abgeschiedenes Hochgebirgsland auf der Südseite des Hindukusch, nordöstlich von Kabul, Afghanistan. Dank der Monsunregen ist Nuristan bewaldet (Steineichen, Nadelgehölze, westlichstes… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Nûristân — (anc. Kâfiristân) région montagneuse de l est de l Afghanistan …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nuristan — ‏نورستان‎ Nuristan Basisdaten Staat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nuristan — Nourestân (province) نورستان (Nurestân) Administration Pays Afghanistan Type Province Capitale Nourestân …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nuristan — /noor euh stan , stahn /, n. a mountainous region in NE Afghanistan. 5000 sq. mi. (12,950 sq. km). Formerly, Kafiristan. * * * …   Universalium

  • Nuristan — Nu•ri•stan [[t]ˌnʊər əˈstæn, ˈstɑn[/t]] n. geg a mountainous region in NE Afghanistan. 5000 sq. mi. (12,950 sq. km) Formerly, Kafiristan …   From formal English to slang

  • Nuristan — /nʊərɪˈstan/ (say noouhri stahn), / ˈstæn/ (say stan) noun a mountainous region in north eastern Afghanistan. About 13 000 km2. Formerly, Kafiristan. –Nuristani, noun, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Nuristan — /noor euh stan , stahn /, n. a mountainous region in NE Afghanistan. 5000 sq. mi. (12,950 sq. km). Formerly, Kafiristan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nuristan District — was a district in eastern Afghanistan.[1] It was originally in Laghman Province and then was moved to the new Nuristan Province in 2001. In 2004 it was divided into Du Ab District and Nurgram District, and ceased to exist.[2] Notes ^ Districts of …   Wikipedia

  • Nuristan Province — This page is about the province in Afghanistan. Nuristan is also a proposed name of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. Coordinates: 35°15′N 70°45′E / 35.25°N 70.75°E …   Wikipedia

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