1947: A nation divides

British-Indian Empire, 1947

West Pakistan (Pakistan)

East Pakistan (Bangladesh

Radcliffe partition lines, 1947

Large princely states which did not

accede to either country in 1947

 

Kashmir

Lahore

 

Delhi

 

India

Karachi

 

Dhaka

 

Bay of

Bengal

Indian Ocean

400 km

400 miles

British-Indian Empire, 1947

Radcliffe partition lines, 1947

Large princely states

which did not accede to

either country in 1947

 

Kashmir

Lahore

 

Delhi

 

West Pakistan

(Pakistan)

Karachi

 

India

East Pakistan

(Bangladesh)

Arabian Sea

Dhaka

 

Bay of Bengal

Indian

Ocean

400 km

400 miles