Pundravardhana

Pundravardhana (Bengali: পুন্ড্রবর্ধন Punḍrobôrdhon), was a territory located in North Bengal (mainly in what is now Bangladesh) in ancient times, home of the Pundra, a group of people speaking languages of the Indo-Aryan family.

Read more about Pundravardhana:  Etymology, Geography, Discovery, Pundra People, Mythology, Extent

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Pundravardhana - Extent
... Pundravardhana, comprised areas of present-day Rajshahi, Bogra, Pabna (in Bangladesh), and Dinajpur (both in India and Bangladesh) ... of Budhagupta (c 476-94 AD) the northern limit of Pundravardhana was the Himalayas ... The administrative and territorial jurisdiction of Pundravardhana expanded in the Pala period ...