Hindustan facts for kids
The term Hindustan may relate to various aspects of three geographical areas:
- Indian subcontinent
- Land of the Indus River or "Indus land" to the Persians.
- A region in northern India, east and south of Yamuna river, between the Vindhya mountains and the Himalayas, where Hindi/Hindustani language is spoken
Hindustan can also refer to the following:
- Hindustan Motors, an Indian car manufacturer
- HMS Hindustan, one of the eight ships of the King Edward VII class battleships
- "Hindustan" (1918), a popular published song written and composed by Oliver G. Wallace and Harold Weeks
- Hindustan Times, a major Northern Indian English language daily newspaper
- HAL Airport (Hindustan Airport), the major airport of Bangalore, Karnataka, India
- Hindustan, Indiana, United States, a small town just south of Martinsville, Indiana
Images for kids
Johnson's Hindostan or British India map, 1864
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