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Lahore

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: 5,452,000 (2000)Lahore is Pakistan’s second-largest city and the capital of Punjab province. Since roughly 1100 A.D., the city has been a center (or regional center) for Afghan, Mughal, Sikh and British polities. The city...

Andhra Pradesh

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: 75,700,000 (2001)Andhra Pradesh epitomizes the confluence of North and South Indian cultures. The river Godavari separates the Indo-Germanic languages of the North and the Dravidian languages of the South, as well...

Jharkhand

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: 26,909,428 (2001) The state of Jharkhand is India’s leading producer of mineral wealth, ranking among its top three producers of coal, iron ore, bauxite, copper ores, uranium, kainite and asbestos, among...

Punjab

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...‘Punjab,’ aside from denoting states in India and Pakistan, refers to the corresponding geographic region where the Punjabi language, in its ‘standard’ or dialect forms, dominates. Traditionally populated by Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs...

Karachi

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: 14,000,000 (2004)Karachi is the capital of Pakistan’s southernmost province, Sindh, and the nation’s major seaport. Although originally Sindhi in language and culture, Karachi’s importance as a destination for Bihari, Afghani...

India

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: 1,029,991,145 (2001)India has the world’s second-largest population, which now exceeds one billion people. The neighboring countries of Pakistan, Bangladesh (part of India until 1947), Nepal and Sri Lanka share many aspects...