Geography and history of india learn about india's worldwide significance india, formally called the republic of india, is the country that occupies most of the indian subcontinent in southern asia. Five south asia experts assess the importance of solving the kashmir dispute in relation to us security interests in the region and what policies the obama administration yet some analysts say the territory of kashmir could pose a problem to the administration's counterterrorism efforts in the region. Historically the term kashmir was used to refer to the valley lying between the great himalayas and the pir panjal range the wikimedia commons atlas of the world is an organized and commented collection of geographical, political and historical maps available at wikimedia commons. Central asia: central asia, central region of asia, extending from the caspian sea in the west to the border of western china in the east it is bounded on the north by russia and on the south by iran, afghanistan, and china the region consists of the former soviet republics of kazakhstan, uzbekistan.
A historical overview of the central asian region, including descriptions of its people and great empires there are five central asian countries that used to part of the soviet union four of them are turkic (uzbekistan, turkmenistan, kyrgyzstan, and kazakhstan), and one is persian speaking. South asia includes countries such as india, tibet, nepal, but also includes the himalayas mountain and parts of the kashmir the biggest country is india, recognizing 22 official languages sri lanka (or ceylon) has by far the richest history of all the islands in southern asia. Search the history of over 324 billion web pages on the internet.
History, map and timeline of ancient india and south asia, in 30 bce invaders from central asia occupy much of northern india the mauryan empire has vanished, and ancient india sees a new chapter in its history with invasions from central asia. Historical maps of asia maps from the afghan wars 1839-42 and 1878-80 by archibald forbes published by the royal scottish geographical society and edited by james geikie and wa taylor kashmir and the adjoining countries showing lord ronaldshay's route from sport and politics. Central-historical geography-maps photocopyingqxd 12/05/2003 14:03 page iv this book is printed on acid-free paper library of congress cataloging-in-publication handbuch der orientalistik 1925- an historical atlas of central asia / by yuri bregel no part of this publication may be reproduced.
Kashmir is the northwestern region of the indian subcontinent until the mid-19th century, the kashmir was only the valley between the great himalayas and the pir panjal mountain range, but today kashmir encompasses a larger area that falls under the domain of pakistan, india, and china. Geography of south asia - subcontinent piece of gondwanaland drifted northward & collided with asia formed the himalaya (impact) & south asia germany, scandinavia, russia, & eastern europe - test review print 6 slides per page horizontally fold pages in half lengthwise the. Historical maps of asia a geographical and topographical overview map of the central asian nations of (south) kazakhstan, tajikistan, kyrgyzstan, uzbekistan, turkmenistan, and parts of north iran, north afghanistan, north pakistan, north india (jammu & kashmir), and the region of kashgar.
Geography of south-central asia free geography educational materials for k-12 - africa - asia - poles - latin america - north america. The history of peopling of jammu and kashmir state is a record of constant impulses of immigration from the north-west, west, south and east 'kashmiri' is a wide term which has loosely been applied for several streams of immigrated mainly from turkey, iran, central asia and afghanistan, and settled. Historical overview most people begin the history of south africa with bartholomew dias whom they say discovered the area that later became south africa the central plateau in south africa is highest in the east and slopes gently as it moves west for mountains, the cape region is more. Central asia's modern-day borders were also drawn by outsiders, though in this case it was soviet planners in the 1920s and 1930s today's borders are thus not organic and do not strictly reflect ethnic or national divisions about 23 percent of kazakhstan's population, for example, is made up of ethnic.
The history of kashmir is intertwined with the history of the broader indian subcontinent and the surrounding regions, comprising the areas of central asia, south asia and east asia historically, kashmir referred to the kashmir valley. Kashmir is bordered on the west by pakistan, on the south by india, and on the north and east by china kashmir , region in s central asia the association of kashmir with jews was first alluded to by sheikh abdullah invoked the fourteenth-century kashmiri historical and cultural concept of. A geographical overview map of asia entire depicting the current political borders of asian nations, national this map of asia includes all asian countries with names and borders a menu of all historical and historically relevant maps of asia and parts there of, available from asiareportcom.
History of central asia, history of the area from prehistoric and ancient times to the present within the broad concept of central asia as defined above, there is in terms of historical geography a more precisely delineated central asian heartland consisting of three adjacent regions, collectively referred. Overview of central asian history the ancient steppes central asia has seen human activity since the earliest of time the extent of the mongol conquest was limited by the mongols' growing disunity due to the geographic overextension of the empire. Originally natives of central asia, the mughals established a vast empire encompassing not only the northern part of india, but during its greatest the europeans arrived in south asia in search of profitable trade in spices, gems and textiles after passing through stages of intrigue and rivalry with. World history • western history • history overview • world art • western art • art overview history of south asia introduction cultural foundations greco-roman culture is the foundation of western civilization consequently, all western nations (despite their immense diversity) have much in.
South asia blog politics and history of the indian subcontinent post navigation the hindu minorities in what is now pakistani kashmir are gone, and the south is more hindu overall, unlike in punjab and bengal, partition did not have a big influence on the religious makeup of kashmir. History of kashmir quite the same wikipedia just better the name of kashyapa is by history and tradition connected with the draining of the lake, and the chief town or collection of dwellings in the valley was called kashyapa-pura, which has been identified with kaspapyros of hecataeus (apud. A historical atlas of south asia is a definitive historical chronology of the region of south asia from prehistoric times through the present it was edited and largely authored by joseph e schwartzberg, professor emeritus of south asian studies at the university of minnesota.