Herat

Herat, the chief town of the province of Herat, in W. Afghanistan, on the Hari-Rud, 300 m. W. of Cabul; its central position has given it a great commercial and military importance; it has manufactures of leather and wool, and as a place of great strategical value, since the advance of Russia in Asia is strongly fortified by a British citadel and garrison.

Population (circa 1900) given as 50,000.

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

Heraclius * Hérault
Henryson, Robert
Hephæstos
Heptad
Heptarchy, Anglo-Saxon
Heptateuch
Hera
Heracles
Heracli`dæ
Heraclitus
Heraclius
Herat
Hérault
Herbart
Herbert, Edward, Lord
Herbert, George
Herbert, Sidney
Herculaneum
Hercules
Hercules, The Choice of
Hercules, The Pillars of
Hercynian Forest