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This article is about the Saraiki-language word. For other uses, see Dera (disambiguation).

Dera, Dero, Daro, Dhoro, Dahar or Dehra (Urdu: ڈیرہ ‎) is a Sindhi, Kutchi, Saraiki, Punjabi, Gujarati and, Dogri-language word meaning camp, mound or settlement. In Punjabi, it is usually used as a place where men meet and socialize in the village.

Towns in Pakistan with Dera in their names.

Towns in India with Dera, in their names.

Places in Iran named Dera

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Coordinates: 8°10′N 39°20′E / 8.167°N 39.333°E / 8.167; 39.333