Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Bad̲j̲awr
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, a tract of hilly country on the N. W. frontier of India (estimated area: 5,000 sq. m.; estimated population 100,000). It is occupied by several Paṭhān or Afg̲h̲ān tribes, who recognise the nominal supremacy of the Ḵh̲ān of Nawagai.

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Imperial Gazetteer of India.

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Cotton, J. S., “Bad̲j̲awr”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_1109>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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