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India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

This map shows those countries that were historically part of India. Immigrants from all these countries have come to New Zealand over the years, but at first most people came from Gujarat in north-western India, and from the Punjab region of northern India and Pakistan.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Indians - Indian communities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015