Adilabad Taluk (or Edlabad)

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This article has been extracted from

THE IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF INDIA , 1908.

OXFORD, AT THE CLARENDON PRESS.

Note: National, provincial and district boundaries have changed considerably since 1908. Typically, old states, ‘divisions’ and districts have been broken into smaller units, units, and many tahsils upgraded to districts.Many units have since been renamed. Therefore, this article is being posted mainly for its historical value.

Adilabad Taluk (or Edlabad)

Taluk in Adilabad District, Hyder- abad State, with an area of 2,220 square miles. The population in 1901, including Jagirs, was 112,314, compared with 99,332 in 1891. The taluk contains one town, Adilabad (population, 6,303), the head- quarters of the District and taluk, and 420 villages, of which 30 are jagir. The land revenue in 1901 was 1.4 lakhs.

In 1905 part of the taluk was transferred to the new taluk of Kinwat. Adilabad is very sparsely populated, containing extensive uncultivated wastes.

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