Map of British India in 1914

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This map shows the boundaries and major cities of British India at the time it entered the First World War in 1914.

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Posted: 07 Jun 2017

This map shows China bordering British India ... But I believe Tibet was still an autonomous nation at that time, until after WWII and the invasion of Tibet by Chinese forces.


Posted: 16 Feb 2013

China didn't occupy NE part of Kashmir(Aksai Chin) till the 1962 Sino-Indian war.


Posted: 23 Jan 2013

Hi Ben - I think we are correct here - see the China in WW1 page for more info:


Regards, Jamie Mackay

Ben Makin

Posted: 22 Jan 2013

Surely China was still an Empire in 1914, not a Republic>