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Turgistan (also spelled Turan, Turestan) was a province of the Sasanian Empire located in present-day Pakistan.[1] The province bordered Paradan in the west, India in the east, Sakastan in the north, and Makuran in the south. The province was governed by the Sakanshah.


  1. ^ Brunner 1983, p. 775.


  • Brunner, Christopher (1983). "Geographical and Administrative divisions: Settlements and Economy". The Cambridge History of Iran: The Seleucid, Parthian, and Sasanian periods (2). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 747–778. ISBN 978-0-521-24693-4.