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Balochistan
Balochistan
Balochistan or Baluchistan is a region which covers parts of Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan. It can also refer to one of several modern and historical territories within that region:...

or Baluchistan (Balochi
Balochi language
Balochi is a Northwestern Iranian language. It is the principal language of the Baloch of Balochistan, Pakistan, eastern Iran and southern Afghanistan. It is also spoken as a second language by some Brahui. It is designated as one of nine official languages of Pakistan.-Vowels:The Balochi vowel...

: بلوچستان ) is a region which covers parts of Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan. It can also refer to one of several modern and historical territories within that region:
  • Balochistan, Pakistan, a province of Pakistan
  • Sistan and Baluchestan Province, a province of Iran
  • Balochistan (Afghanistan)
    Balochistan (Afghanistan)
    Balochistan or Baluchistan is an arid, mountainous region that includes part of southern and southwestern Afghanistan. It extends into southeastern Iran and western Pakistan and is named after the Baloch people.-Geography:...

    , in the south and southwest of Afghanistan
  • Baluchistan (Chief Commissioner's Province), a former province of both British India and Pakistan
  • Baluchistan Agency
    Baluchistan Agency
    The Baluchistan Agency was one of the agencies of British India. Agency Territories, with an area of 44,345 square miles , composed of tracts which had, from time to time, been acquired by lease or otherwise brought under control and been placed directly under British officers.This agency consisted...

    , a former tribal region of British India
  • Baluchistan States Union
    Baluchistan States Union
    The Baluchistan States Union existed between 3 October 1952 and 14 October 1955 in southwest Pakistan. It was formed by the states of Kalat, Kharan, Las Bela and Makran with the capital at the town of Kalat. The area of the Union was roughly the western half of the modern province of Balochistan...

    , a short-lived federation of princely states that formed a part of Pakistan