Punjab

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For ither uises, see Punjab (disambiguation).
Punjab
پنجاب ਪੰਜਾਬ
Region
British Punjab 1909.svg
Punjab region
Punjab region
Kintras Pakistan, Indie
Auries Punjab, Islamabad (Pakistan)
Punjab, Chandigarh (Indie)
Aurie
 • Total 256,726 km2 (99,122 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Tot c. 132 million
Demografics
 • Ethnic groups Punjabis
Lairgest ceeties Lahore
Faisalabad
Islamabad
Sargodha
Ludhiana
Amritsar
Chandigarh
Jalandhar

The Punjab, an aa spelled Panjab, panj-āb, laund o "five rivers"[1] (Punjabi: پنجاب, ਪੰਜਾਬ; Hindi: पंजाब), is a geografical an cultural region in the northren pairt o Sooth Asie, comprisin auries o eastren Pakistan an northren Indie. Nae bein a poleetical unit, the extent o the region is the subject o debate an focuses on historical events tae determine its boondaries.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. H K Manmohan Siṅgh. "The Punjab". The Encyclopedia of Sikhism, Editor-in-Chief Harbans Singh. Punjabi University, Patiala. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 

Coordinates: 31°N 74°E / 31°N 74°E / 31; 74