Badakhshan

Badakhshan (Badakhshan`) , a Mohammedan territory NE. of Afghanistan, a picturesque hill country, rich in minerals; it is 200 m. from E. to W. and 150 from N. to S.; it has been often visited by travellers, from Marco Polo onwards; the inhabitants, called Badakhshans, are of the Aryan family and speak Persian.

Population (circa 1900) given as 100,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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