Balochistan


Balochistan

Balochistan or Baluchistan (Balochi: بلوچستان ) may refer to:

;Modern territories

* Balochistan (region), a large region covering southwest Pakistan, southwest Afghanistan and southeast Iran
** Balochistan (Pakistan) a province of Pakistan
** Balochistan (Afghanistan), Southern centre and southern west of Afghanistan
** Sistan and Baluchestan Province, a province of Iran

;Historic territories

* Baluchistan was divided into three main divisions during British rule:
*# Baluchistan (Chief Commissioners Province), a former province of British India
*#Baluchistan Agency and Marri and Bugti Country was part of the Agency
*# Baluchistan States Union, a short-lived region of Pakistan.


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