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Jhelum

and Mianwali region, Khewra Salt Mines were discovered. The discovery of the mines, however, was not made by Alexander nor his "allies", but by his horse. It is stated that when Alexander's army stopped here for rest, the horses started licking the stones. One of his soldiers took notice of it and when he tasted the rock stone, it was salty thus leading to the discovery of the mines. '''Sibi Railway Station''' is a junction railway station. The railway track was lined in 1890s during the British era to link Sibi with rest of the country. The routes are Sibi from linked with Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Quetta, Multan, Faisalabad, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, Sindh), Rohri, Sukkur, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Kot Adu, Gujrat, Jacobabad, Gujranwala, Khanewal, Nawabshah, Attock, Jhelum, and Nowshera (Nowshera, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa). Hazara (country), the Abisares of the Greeks;it forms the north-western district of the Peshawar division.It was conquered by Arjuna(Mahabharata,Sabha-Parva,Ch.27;JASD.(1852)p.234).But Dr. Stein identifies the kingdom of Abhisara with the tract of the lower and middle hills between the Vitasta(Jhelum) and Chadrabhaga(Chenab) including the state of Rajapuri(Rajauri) in Kasmira. Encyclopaedia of ancient Indian geography By Subodh Kapoor-page-3 http: books.google.co.in books?id 43Fzt-G_-XYC&pg PA3&dq great+abhiras&hl en&ei 3ymQTeabHImmcKyBvY0K&sa X&oi book_result&ct result&resnum 5&ved 0CDsQ6AEwBA# Arrian, ''Anabasis Alexandri'', v. 8, 20, 29; Curtius Rufus (Quintus Curtius Rufus), ''Historiae Alexandri Magni'', viii. 12-14, ix. 1, x. 1 The kingdom of Abhisara finds reference in ancient Indian texts also. In epic times and Buddhist times, it had formed integral part of Ancient Kamboja (Kambojas) Mahajanapada. Old kingdom of Abhisara was basically situated in the Poonch, Rajauri and Nowshera (Nowshera District) districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Political History of Ancient India: From the Accession of Parikshit to the Extinction of the Gupta Dynasty, 1953, p 248, Hemchandra Raychaudhuri, University of Calcutta; The Mahābhārata, Its Genesis and Growth: A Statistical Study, 1986, p 115, M. R. Yardi, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute - Mahābhārata; Military History of India, 1980, p 38, Hemendra Chandra Kar - History; '''Sibi Railway Station''' is junction railway station. The railway track was lined in 1890s during the British era to link Sibi with rest of the country. The routes are Sibi from linked with Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Quetta, Multan, Faisalabad, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, Sindh), Rohri, Sukkur, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Kot Adu, Gujrat, Jacobabad, Gujranwala, Khanewal, Nawabshah, Attock, Jhelum, and Nowshera (Nowshera, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa). On the top of this hill is a shrine called Chehl-Abdal of Chehl Abdal” wikipedia:Jhelum commons:Jhelum


Bashkortostan

routes, possess resources such as oil, and include large numbers of Russia's Muslim and Buddhist populations. These republics include Bashkortostan, Kalmykia, Mari El, Mordovia, Tatarstan, and Udmurtia. As attested by Sigismund von Herberstein, in the 16th century Russians called the range by a variety of names derived from the Russian words for rock (stone) and belt. The modern Russian name for the Urals (Урал, ''Ural''), first appearing in the 16th-17th


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