Khurd and Kalan

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Khurd and Kalan (Hindustani: ख़ुर्द और कलाँ, خرد اور کلاں Punjabi: ਖੁਰਦ ਜਾਂ ਕਲਾਂ) are administrative designations used in India and Pakistan to indicate the smaller (Khurd) and larger (Kalan) segments of a town, village or settlement. They are usually added after place names. For instance, Berote Khurd and Berote Kalan in Abbottabad District in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, Dangoh Khurd in Una District of Himachal Pradesh and the famous Dariba Kalan jewellery market in Delhi, there was also a smaller street near by, known as Dariba Khurd or Chhota Dariba, both mean small, now known as Kinari Bazaar. [1] [2]

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In some parts of the former Maratha territory, the word Budruk is used instead of "Kalan". It is a corruption of the Persian word for "greater". [3] In Manipur, Khullen and Khunou are used.

Adjacent places with Khurd and Kalan combination

This list contains place names that are adjacent to each other having the same first name with Kurd and Kalan as second name respectively. Alphabetical enteries with no red links.

India

Pakistan

Other solo places with either Khurd or Kalan

This list contains solitary place names that have either Khurd or Kalan as second name, but without a corresponding adjacent village to complete the pair. Alphabetical enteries with no red links.

Afghanistan

India

Andhra Pradesh

Bihar

Chitab Kalan and Chitab Khurd in (Sherghati, Gaya, Bihar )

Delhi

Haryana

Himachal Pradesh

Jharkhand

Karnataka

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Punjab

Rajasthan

Uttar Pradesh

Pakistan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Punjab

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References

  1. Danish Shafi (Oct 21, 2007). "Big Bazaar". Indian Express. Archived from the original on June 16, 2013. Retrieved May 23, 2013.
  2. Moti Lal Nath (1989). The Upper Chambal Basin: A Geographical Study in Rural Settlements. Northern Book Centre. p. 47. ISBN   8185119597.
  3. Avinash Sowani (2011). "Provincial divisions Administration Of Maratha province During 17th to 18th Centuries". Maratha town and city planning with reference to the systems of village development during 17th and 18th centuries.