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For ither uises, see Punjab (disambiguation).

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.

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

ReferencesEedit

  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