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PREFERRED TERM
Drangiana  
TYPE
  • http://nomisma.org/ontology#Region

DEFINITION
  • Drangiana was a historical region and administrative division of the Achaemenid Empire. This region comprises territory around Hamun Lake, wetlands in endorheic Sistan Basin on the Iran-Afghan border, and its primary watershed Helmand river in what is nowadays southwestern region of Afghanistan.
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ENTRY TERMS
  • Zarangiana
  • Zranka
URI
http://nomisma.org/id/drangiana
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