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North-West Frontier Province


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A province of north-west Pakistan, in the Himalayas, the location of the strategic Khyber Pass to Afghanistan. Every great power in the region has sought to control the province, but its harsh terrain has allowed the inhabitants to remain semiautonomous.

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