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UMARKOT

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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 574 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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UMARKOT, a town in Sind, India, 7 M. from a station on the North-Western railway; pop. (1901), 4924. It is the head-quarters of the Thar and Parkar district. The Mogul emperor Akbar was born here in 1542, when his father, Humayun, was fleeing to Afghanistan.
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