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South Asia

South Asia includes countries such as India, Tibet, Nepal, but also includes the Himalayas Mountain and parts of the Kashmir. Lots of folklore originated from inland tribes and countries, and many religions are practiced here. The biggest country is India, recognizing 22 official languages. Sri Lanka (or Ceylon) has by far the richest history of all the islands in Southern Asia.

According to the United Nations geographical region classification, Southern Asia comprises the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

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Overview of all South Asia books:

added 2014-03-05
MANY of the tales in this collection appeared either in the Indian Antiquary, the Calcutta Review, or the Legends of the Punjab. They were then in the form of literal translations, in many cases uncouth or even unpresentable to ea...
by Flora Annie Steel
111,672 words read / comments (0)
Collection of stories from the time of ancient Ceylon (now: Sri Lanka). This volume (vol. 1) contains 75 stories. The stories found in these volumes are practically literal translations of the written Sinhalese originals.
by Henry Parker
131,245 words read / comments (0)
Collection of stories from the time of ancient Ceylon (now: Sri Lanka). This volume (vol. 2) contains 102 stories. The stories found in these volumes are practically literal translations of the written Sinhalese originals.
by Henry Parker
155,407 words read / comments (0)
Collection of stories from the time of ancient Ceylon (now: Sri Lanka). This volume (vol. 3) contains 89 stories. The stories found in these volumes are practically literal translations of the written Sinhalese originals. N...
by Henry Parker
139,231 words read / comments (0)