Aab-e-Gum

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Ab-e-gum
Town and union council
Ab-e-gum is located in Balochistan, Pakistan
Ab-e-gum
Ab-e-gum
Location in Pakistan
Ab-e-gum is located in Pakistan
Ab-e-gum
Ab-e-gum
Ab-e-gum (Pakistan)
Coordinates: 29°48′26″N 67°24′2″E / 29.80722°N 67.40056°E / 29.80722; 67.40056Coordinates: 29°48′26″N 67°24′2″E / 29.80722°N 67.40056°E / 29.80722; 67.40056
CountryPakistan
RegionBalochistan
DistrictKachhi District
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Ab-e-gum or Abegum (Urdu: آب گم‎) is a town and union council of Kachhi District located 50 kilometers (31 mi) southeast of Quetta near the Chiltan mountains, in the Balochistan province of Pakistan.[1] It also has a railway station on Rohri–Chaman Railway Line which was built by the British in 1886. The area is an important supplier of gas.[2]

Etymology[edit]

Aab-e-gum (Persian: آب گم‎) is a Persian word and it means 'water lost', a name given to the spot for a spring that dives underground nearby.

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