Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Ranikot Fort

It is the largest fort of its kind in the region and in the world It issituated in the of the Kirthar Range  about  30 km southwest of Sann,Jamshoro district of Sindh, approximately 90 km north of Hyderabad, inPakistan. It has an approximate diameter of 9 km.Its walls are on the average 6meters high and are made of gypsum and lime cut sandstone and its totalcircumference is about 29 km of which 8  km walls  are man-made.  While originally constructed for bow and arrow warfare itwas later expanded to withstand firearms


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