Cantonment Language Watch Edit This article is about a military term For the places named Cantonment see Cantonment disambiguation A cantonment k ae n ˈ t ɒ n m en t k ae n ˈ t oʊ n m en t or UK k ae n ˈ t uː n m en t is a military or police quarters 1 The word cantonment derived from the French word canton meaning corner or district 2 refers to a temporary military or winter encampment For example at the start of the Waterloo campaign in 1815 while the Duke of Wellington s headquarters were in Brussels most of his Anglo allied army of 93 000 soldiers were cantoned or stationed to the south of Brussels 3 In India and other parts of South Asia a cantonment refers to a permanent military station 1 In United States military parlance a cantonment is essentially a permanent residential section i e barracks of a fort or other military installation such as Fort Hood Contents 1 List of permanent cantonments 1 1 Afghanistan 1 2 Bangladesh 1 3 Bhutan 1 4 India 1 5 Notified Cantonments 1 6 Unlisted Military Cantonments 1 7 Ghana 1 8 Nigeria 1 9 Pakistan 1 10 Singapore 1 11 Sri Lanka 1 12 United States 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksList of permanent cantonments EditAfghanistan Edit The former Sherpur Cantonment in Kabul Afghanistan which was the site of the Siege of the Sherpur Cantonment 1879 in the Second Anglo Afghan War 1878 1880 is now maintained as a British Army cemetery Bangladesh Edit In Bangladesh cantonments are residential quarters for many military personnel aside from soldiers These individuals include officers teachers military doctors military nurses junior commanding officers and non commissioned Officers A wide variety of military training is provided in Bangladesh cantonments Alikadam Cantonment Bandarban Bandarban Cantonment Bandarban Bangladesh Military Academy Chittagong Chittagong Cantonment Chittagong Comilla Cantonment Comilla Dhaka Cantonment Dhaka Dighinala Cantonment Khagrachari Halishahar Cantonment Chittagong Jahanabad Cantonment Khulna Jahangirabad Cantonment Bogra Jalalabad Cantonment Sylhet Jamuna Cantonment Tangail Jessore Cantonment Jessore Kaptai Cantonment Kaptai Khagrachari Cantonment Khagrachari Kholahati Cantonment Dinajpur Majhira Cantonment Bogra Mawa Cantonment Louhajong Munshigonj Mirpur Cantonment Dhaka Mymensingh Cantonment Mymensingh Padma Cantonment Shariatpur Postogola Cantonment Dhaka Qadirabad Cantonment Natore Rajendrapur Cantonment Gazipur Rajshahi Cantonment Rajshahi Ramu Cantonment Cox s Bazar Rangamati Cantonment Rangamati Rangpur Cantonment Rangpur Saidpur Cantonment Rangpur Savar Cantonment Dhaka Shahid Salahuddin Cantonment Ghatail Sheikh Hasina Cantonment Lebukhali Barisal Patuakhali Bhutan Edit The Indian Army maintains a training mission in Bhutan known as the Indian Military Training Team IMTRAT which is responsible for the military training of the Royal Bhutan Army RBA and Royal Bodyguard RBG personnel All RBA and RBG officers are sent for training at the National Defence Academy and the Indian Military Academy Moreover Project Dantak a division of the Indian Border Roads Organisation and subdivision of the Indian Army Corps of Engineers was established in Bhutan on 24 April 1961 with its first commanding officer Colonel TV Jaganathan 4 Project Dantak has since been responsible for the construction and maintenance of more than 1 500 kilometres 930 mi of roads and bridges Paro Airport a disused airfield at Yongphulla Airport heliports and other infrastructure These serve India s strategic defence needs but also provide economic benefits for the Bhutani citizens India Edit Several cities among the Indian subcontinent such as Ahmedabad Ambala Belgaum Bangalore Danapur Jabalpur Kanpur Bathinda Delhi Meerut Pune Ramgarh Secunderabad and Trichy contained large cantonments of the former British Indian Army with Meerut and Ramgarh being two of the most important cantonments in northern India second only to the headquarters at Rawalpindi now in Pakistan Meerut was established in 1803 and for 150 years was the largest cantonment in the region Although cantonments in India were considered to be semi permanent in the 18th and 19th centuries by the turn of the 20th century they had transitioned to being permanent garrisons They were further entrenched as such via the military reforms of Lord Kitchener in 1903 and the Cantonments Act of 1924 5 There are sixty two notified cantonments in India occupying an area of 1 057 000 acres citation needed twenty five in Central Command nineteen in Southern Command thirteen in Western Command four in Eastern Command and one in Northern Command 6 In addition 15 096 000 acres are in use for military garrisons offices and training areas 6 Major cantonments and garrisons include the following Notified Cantonments Edit Agra Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Ahmedabad Cantonment Gujarat Southern Command Ahmednagar Cantonment Maharashtra Southern Command Varanasi Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Ajmer Cantonment Rajasthan Southern Command Allahabad Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Almora Cantonment Uttarakhand Central Command Ambala Cantonment Haryana Western Command Amritsar Cantonment Punjab Western Command Aurangabad Cantonment Maharashtra Southern Command Babina Cantonment Jhansi Uttar Pradesh Southern Command Badamibagh Cantonment Jammu and Kashmir Northern Command Bakloh Cantonment Chamba District Himachal Pradesh Western Command Bareilly Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Barrackpore West Bengal Eastern Command Belgaum Cantonment Karnataka Southern Command Cannanore Cantonment Kerala Southern Command Chakrata Cantonment Uttarakhand Central Command Clement Town Cantonment Uttarakhand Central Command Dagshai Cantonment Himachal Pradesh Western Command Dalhousie Cantonment Himachal Pradesh Western Command Danapur Cantonment Bihar Central Command Dehradun Cantonment Uttarakhand Central Command Yol Cantonment Himachal Pradesh Western Command Dehu Road Cantonment Maharashtra Southern Command Delhi Cantonment Delhi Western Command Deolali Cantonment Maharashtra Southern Command Dum Dum Cantonment West Bengal Eastern Command Faizabad Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Faizabad New Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Fatehgarh Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Ferozepur Cantonment Punjab Western Command Gopalpur Cantonment Odisha Central Command Jabalpur Cantonment Madhya Pradesh Central Command Jalandhar Cantonment Punjab Western Command Jalapahar Darjeeling West Bengal Eastern Command Jammu Cantonment Jammu and Kashmir Western Command Jhansi Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Southern Command Jutogh Cantonment Shimla Himachal Pradesh Western Command Kamptee Cantonment Maharashtra Southern Command Kanpur Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Kasauli Cantonment Himachal Pradesh Western Command Khas Yol Cantonment Kangara Himachal Pradesh Western Command Kirkee Cantonment Maharashtra Southern Command Landour Cantonment Uttarakhand Central Command Lansdowne Cantonment Uttarakhand Central Command Lebong Darjeeling West Bengal Eastern Command Lucknow Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Mathura Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Meerut Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Mhow Cantonment Madhya Pradesh Central Command Morar Cantonment Gwalior Madhya Pradesh Southern Command Nainital Cantonment Uttarakhand Central Command Nasirabad Cantonment Rajasthan Southern Command Pachmarhi Cantonment Madhya Pradesh Central Command Pune Cantonment Maharashtra Southern Command Ramgarh Cantonment Jharkhand Central Command Ranikhet Cantonment Uttarakhand Central Command Roorkee Cantonment Uttarakhand Central Command Saugor Cantonment Madhya Pradesh Southern Command Secunderabad Cantonment Telangana Southern Command Shahajahanpur Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Shillong Cantonment Meghalaya Eastern Command St Thomas Mount Cantonment Chennai Tamil Nadu Southern Command Subathu Cantonment Shimla Hills Himachal Pradesh Western Command Wellington Cantonment Tamil Nadu Southern Command Unlisted Military Cantonments Edit citation needed Abohar Cantonment Abohar Punjab Varanasi Cantonment Uttar Pradesh Central Command Akhnoor Cantonment Akhnoor Jammu and Kashmir Baddowal Cantonment Ludhiana Punjab Bangalore Cantonment Bangalore Karnataka Bikaner Cantonment Bikaner Rajasthan Bhatinda Cantonment Bhatinda Punjab Bhuj Cantonment Bhuj Gujarat Bhopal Cantonment Madhya Pradesh Chandimandir Cantonment Chandigarh Faridkot Cantonment Faridkot Punjab Fazilka Cantonment Fazilka Punjab Gandhinagar Cantonment Gandhinagar Gujarat Gopalpur Cantonment Brahmapur Orissa Narengi Cantonment Guwahati Assam Hisar Cantt Hisar Haryana Itarana Cantonment Alwar Rajasthan Jaipur Cantonment Jaipur Rajasthan Jaisalmer Cantonment Jaisalmer Rajasthan Jodhpur Cantonment Rajasthan Bharatpur Cantonment Rajasthan Joshimath Cantonment Joshimath Uttarakhand Kapurthala Cantonment Kapurthala Punjab Khasa Cantonment Amritsar Punjab Ludhiana Cantonment Punjab Mamun Cantonment Pathankot Punjab Missamari Cantonment Missamari Assam Nagrota Cantonment Nagrota Jammu amp Kashmir Pathankot Cantonment Pathankot Punjab Patiala Cantonment Punjab Pithoragarh Cantonment Pithoragarh Uttarakhand Dipatoli Cantonment Ranchi Jharkhand Shahjahanpur Cantonment Shahjahanpur Uttar Pradesh Solmara Cantonment Tezpur Assam Sri Ganganagar Cantonment Sri Ganganagar Rajasthan Suratgarh Cantonment Suratgarh Rajasthan Thiruvananthapuram Cantonment Thiruvanthapuram Kerala Tibri Cantonment Hoshiarpur Punjab Udhampur Cantonment Udhampur Jammu amp Kashmir Vadodra Cantonment Vadodra Gujarat Ghana Edit Cantonments AccraNigeria Edit Cantonments in Nigeria refer to permanent military installations which house active personnel and their families Cantonments in Nigeria include Airforce Cantonment Ikeja Lagos Armed forces resettlement centre Oshodi Lagos Army Ordnance Cantonment also known as Abalti Barracks Yaba Lagos Arn Cantonment Yaba Lagos Badagry Cantonment Badagry Lagos Dodan Cantonment Ikoyi Lagos Ikeja Cantonment Ikeja Lagos Marda Cantonment Yaba Lagos Navy Town Ojo Lagos Ojo Cantonment also known as Palm Barracks Ojo Lagos Bonny Camp Victoria IslandPakistan Edit Main article Cantonment Pakistan Abbottabad Cantonment Attock Cantonment Allama Iqbal Cantonment Bannu Cantonment Bhawalpur Cantonment Chaklala Cantonment Clifton Cantonment Karachi Dera Ismail Khan Cantonment Faisal Cantonment Karachi Faisalabad Cantonment Gujranwala Cantonment Hyderabad Cantonment Jhelum Cantonment Kamra Cantonment Karachi Cantonment Kharian Cantonment Khuzdar Cantonment 7 Korangi Creek Cantonment Karachi Lahore Cantonment 5 Walton Cantonment Created out of the southern parts of the original Lahore Cantt Walton Lahore 5 Loralai Cantonment Malir Cantonment Karachi Mangla Cantonment Manora Cantonment Karachi Mardan Cantonment Multan Cantonment Murree Cantonment Nowshera Cantonment Okara Cantonment Ormara Cantonment Pano Aqil Cantonment Peshawar Cantonment 8 Quetta Cantonment Rawalpindi Cantonment Sanjwal Cantonment Sargodha Cantonment Shorkot Cantonment PAF Rafiqui Sialkot Cantonment Taxila Cantonment Wah Cantonment Zhob Cantonment Singapore Edit In Singapore the term is used to denote a police cantonment 9 Sri Lanka Edit Panagoda CantonmentUnited States Edit The United States military commonly uses the term cantonment to describe the permanent facilities at U S Army training bases as opposed to the field training areas Cantonment areas often include housing such as barracks and maid service quarters dining facilities training classrooms exchanges and paved air fields 10 See also EditCantonments Pakistan KaserneReferences Edit a b cantonment Dictionary com Unabridged Random House canton Dictionary com Unabridged Random House Encyclopaedia Britannica Eleventh Edition Waterloo Campaign Project Dantak Builds friendship amp goodwill between India amp Bhutan www aviation defence universe com Retrieved 10 April 2020 a b c Sheikh M O Lahore Cantonment https www webcitation org query url http www geocities com momers termpapers ss153LahoreCantonment htm amp date 2009 10 26 02 56 58 a b Directorate General Defence Estates Main menu Directorate General Defence Estates Retrieved 30 December 2013 Military Khuzdar Cantonment Global Security Sarhad Conservation Network Reports Book on Peshawar Cantonment Launched 27 October 2009 Archived from the original on 27 October 2009 CS1 maint bot original URL status unknown link Singapore Police Force Archived from the original on 4 July 2012 Retrieved 4 May 2011 Marseilles Training Center www il ngb army mil Retrieved 7 April 2018 External links EditWikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica article Cantonment Cantonment Boards in IndiaRetrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Cantonment amp oldid 1028558756, wikipedia, wiki, book,


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