Central Asia is full of lands whose names end in -stan. A certain powerful North American country has a related name. How? It’s not your standard explanation…

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This video (with a similar style to CGP Grey’s videos) charts the cultural and geographic impact of one of the most important toponyms, -stan.  It also alludes to the fascinating history behind the name of Pakistan.  

TagsCentral Asia, language, toponyms, historicalPakistan, culturediffusion.