Map by James Wyld, London, 1824 - Hand colored. Size: 27.75 x 20.75 inches

As for the land of the Hind it is bounded on the East by the Persian Sea, on the west and south by the countries of Islām, and on the north by the Chinese Empire. The length of the land of the Hind from the government of Mokrān, the country of Mansūra and Bodha and the rest of Sind, till thou comest to Kannūj and thence passest on to Tibet, is about 4 months, and its breadth from the Persian Sea to the country of Kannūj about three months.

Hind as described by Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Farisi al Istakhri a Persian medieval geographer in medieval Islam.