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Azad Kashmir (Pakistan)


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    • Azad Jammu and Kashmir (Pakistan)
    • Azad Jammu & Kashmir (Pakistan)
    • Āzād Ḥukūmat Riyāsat-i Jammun̲ o Kashmīr (Pakistan)
    • AJK Province (Pakistan)
    • Azad State of Jamu and Kashmir (Pakistan)
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    • Sources

      • found: 1980 development statistics, Azad Jammu and Kashmir pocket book, 1983?:cover (Azad Jammu and Kashmir)
      • found: Phone call to BGN, 10/10/84(Azad Kashmir; 1st order administrative div.; 34°22ʹN; 73°28ʹE; Pakistan control portion of Jammu & Kashmir and associated area)
      • found: Pol. hdbk. of World, 1982/83:p. 372 (Azad Kashmir. Formally styled Azad ("Free") Jammu and Kashmir ... administered by Pakistan ... Governed on the basis of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Interim Constitution Act of 1974)
      • found: Its Gazette of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, 31st Jan. 1981:t.p. (Azad Jammu & Kashmir)
      • found: Council of Islamic Ideology (Azad Kashmir). Islāmī Naẓariyātī Kaunsil kī ... riporṭ, 1978 tā 1981:t.p. (Āzād Ḥukūmat Riyāsat-i Jammun̲ o Kashmīr)
      • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(adm1; 34°22ʹ25ʺN 073°28ʹ14ʺE)
      • found: Pakistan, health cluster PFERP 2010 projects in AJK Province, 2010map recto (AJK Province)
      • found: Britannica online, viewed July 6, 2012(Azad Kashmir, area of the Pakistani-administered sector of the Kashmir region, in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent. Azad ("Free") Kashmir, established in 1947 after the partition of India, is neither a province nor an agency of Pakistan but has a government of its own that is regarded by Pakistan as "independent," even though it is protected by and economically and administratively linked to Pakistan)
      • found: U.S. State Dept. website, viewed July 25, 2012under Pakistan, background, government ("Political subdivisions: 4 provinces (Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province or NWFP)); also the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (composed of 7 tribal agencies--Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Kurram, Orakzai, North Waziristan, and South Waziristan) and the Pakistani-administered portion of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region (Azad Kashmir and the Northern Areas)")
      • found: Email from BGN, July 25, 2012(Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Islāmābād Capital Territory, and the four Pakistani provinces are designated as administrative divisions of Pakistan)
      • found: GEOnet, viewed Aug. 3, 2012(Azad Kashmir [approved form]; ADMD, 33°56ʹ50ʺN 073°54ʹ37ʺE; variants: Azad Jammu and Kashmir; Azad State of Jamu and Kashmir)
    • Change Notes

      • 1984-10-16: new
      • 2012-08-15: revised
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