دولت یونانی هند یک پادشاهی هلنی بود که در افغانستان امروزی و شمال غربی شبه قاره هند فرمان راند. حدود سی پادشاه که معمولاً با یکدیگر در نبرد بودند، در حدود دو قرن بر این پادشاهی حکومت کردند.
↑Erik Zürcher (1962). Buddhism: its origin and spread in words, maps, and pictures. St Martin's Press. p. 45. Three phases must be distinguished, (a) The Greek rulers of Bactria (the Oxus region) expand their power to the south, conquer Afghanistan and considerable parts of north-western India, and establish an Indo-Greek kingdom in the Panjab where they rule as 'kings of India'; i
↑Hermann Kulke; Dietmar Rothermund (2004). A History of India. Psychology Press. p. 74. ISBN978-0-415-32919-4. They are referred to as 'Indo-Greeks' and there were about forty such kings and rulers who controlled large areas of northwestern India and Afghanistan. Their history ...
↑Joan Aruz; Elisabetta Valtz Fino (2012). Afghanistan: Forging Civilizations Along the Silk Road. Metropolitan Museum of Art. p. 42. ISBN978-1-58839-452-1. The existence of Greek kingdoms in Central Asia and northwestern India after Alexander's conquests had been known for a long time from a few fragmentary texts from Greek and Latin classical sources and from allusions in contemporary Chinese chronicles and later Indian texts.