Berar

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The origin of the name Berar or Warhad (वऱ्हाड) as it is spelled in Marathi, is not known. Possibly it may be a corruption of Vidarbha, the name of a kingdom in the Deccan which is mentioned in the Mahabharata.

Berar may refer to:

  • Vidarbha, the eastern region of Maharashtra Province, India, historically known as Berar
  • Berar Sultanate (1490 - 1596), one of the Deccan sultanates
  • Berar Subah (1596 - 1724), a Subah of the Mughal Empire
  • Berar Province (1724 – 1903), a province of British India under the nominal sovereignty of Hyderabad State
  • Berar Division (1903 – 1947), a division of the Central Provinces of British India
  • Berar (ship), a sailing ship built in 1863

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