"The Ancient city TAXILA" Taxila by marvelous_girl

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Taxila (Old Indian TakshaƧila): the ancient capital of the eastern Punjab, the country between the rivers Indus and Hydaspes. The site consists of several parts, which belong to three periods;Achaemenid age,Greek age,Kushan age.
It is a town located between the mountains and therefore it is safe and at present the Heavy industry of Pakistan is in Taxila and is backbone of Pakistan's heavy industry.It's location makes it perfect for heavy industries it is town surrounded by mountains and this makes it safe incase anyone wan't to attack this area the Pak forces will stop them before reaching it.Taxila is situated about 32 km (20 mi) to the north-west of Islamabad Capital Territory and Rawalpindi in Panjab; just off the Grand Trunk Road.

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