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A city of west-central Pakistan west-southwest of Lahore. Ringed by mountains, it lies at the northwest end of the strategic Bolan Pass.


(Placename) a city in W central Pakistan, at an altitude of 1650 m (5500 ft): a summer resort, military station, and trading centre. Pop: 744 000 (2005 est)


(ˈkwɛt ə)

a city in W central Pakistan: the capital of Baluchistan. 285,719.
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He was subsequently sent to the Khalifa Sahib mosque in Kachlak village of Queeta, the capital of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province.
QUEETA, June 12 -- Three people were killed on Friday in Mastung town, 50 kilometres from Quetta.
Pezta, queeta, fonj, and vrall, 4 Listen to me sing it all.