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The largest but not the most important district in Southern 'Arabistān.

Position and boundaries.— Ahwāz district reaches on the west almost to the Karkheh river, meeting there the district of Hawīzeh; on the south it is bounded by the districts of Muhammareh and Fallāhīyeh, on the south-east by the district of Jarrāhi, on the east by the district of Rāmuz, on the north-east by the Bakhtiyāri country, and on the north by the districts of Shūshtar and Dizfūl.

Natural features and general topography.— The great plain between the Kā…

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“AHWĀZ DISTRICT”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 24 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040014>
First published online: 2015

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