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NOWSHERA, or NAUSHAHRA

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 842 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NOWSHERA, or NAUSHAHRA, a town and cantonment in Peshawar district of the North-West Frontier Province of India, situated on the right bank of the Kabul river 27 M. E. of Peshawar. Pop. (1901) 9518. It is the headquarters of a brigade in the 1st division of the northern army, and also the junction for the frontier railway that runs to the station of Mardan and continues to Dargai and Malakand on the route to Chitral.
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