Thana

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Thana or Thâṇâ (Bengali: থানা, Hindi: थाना, Urdu: تھانہ‎) means "police station" in South Asian countries, and can also mean the district controlled by a police station.

  • Thanas of Bangladesh, former subdistricts in the administrative geography of Bangladesh; later renamed to Upazila
  • in (British) Indian history a thana was a group of princely (e)states deemed too small to perform all functions separately

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