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Thana means "police station" in South Asian countries, and can also mean the district controlled by a police station.

  • Thanas of Bangladesh, former subdistricts in the administrative geography of Bangladesh; later renamed upazila
  • in (British) Indian history, a thana was a group of princely states deemed too small to perform all functions separately
  • Thane is a city named after the word thana (police station) because it was important for its barracks back in colonial era, it is located in Konkan division, a province of India
  • Thana Bhawan (lit.'police station house'), also known simply as Thana, is a town in Uttar Pradesh, India

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