Sarkar (country subdivision)
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Sarkar (Hindi: सरकार, Persian: سركار also spelt Circar) is an historical administrative unit, used mostly in the Mughal states of India. It was a division of a Subah or province. A sarkar was further divided into Mahallas or Parganas.
- Northern Circars, the five individual states making up a former division of British India's Madras Presidency
- Pakhli, an ancient sarkar now part of Hazara, Pakistan
- Pakhal Sarkar, an area of Mansehra district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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