Kachhi, though subject to the khan of Kalat, is administered under the tribal system.
In central Syria there is one example only, at Kalat Seman, where the side apses were a later addition.
Quetta and Kalat stand high, surrounded by wild hill country.
The word Kalat is derived from kala—a fortress; and Kalat is the most picturesque fortress in the Baluch highlands.
The acropolis hill is now occupied by the ruins of Kalat el-Mudik.
Kalat el-Hosn (“castle of the stronghold”) is a ruin on a rocky spur opposite Tiberias.
A local revolt against Kalat rendered an expedition against Kej necessary in 1898.
However, for the time he was forced to return to Urmara on the Makran coast, from which place he hoped to reach Kalat.
The Kalat fortress is only of minor importance as the guardian of the Mula stairway to the plains of India.
Kalat again was his first 373 objective, and to reach that place he followed very much the same route as before.