'ARABISTĀN (NORTHERN)
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عربستان

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Northern 'Arabistān is a division of the Persian province elsewhere described as a whole under the title of 'Arabistān ; it is composed of the districts of Dizfūl and Shūshtar and includes also, in one sense, those of 'Aqīli and Rāmuz. The boundaries of Northern 'Arabistān may be ascertained by referring to the articles on the districts mentioned, in which also the topography of the country is detailed; and for particulars of flora and fauna, agriculture, trade, communications, political con…

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“'ARABISTĀN (NORTHERN)”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 23 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040049>
First published online: 2015



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