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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Kandahar

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Capital of Southern Afghanistan, near the Argandab River, 200 m. SW. of Kabul; a well-watered, regularly built town in the middle of orchards and vineyards; is of great political and commercial importance; a centre of trade with India, Persia, and Turkestan; it was held by the British through the war of 1839-41, and again in 1880-81; population variously estimated from 25,000 to 100,000.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Kandahar'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/k/kandahar.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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