Ahmadpur Lamma Tahsil

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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.

Ahmadpur Lamma Tahsil

Tahsil in the Khanpur nizamat, Bahawalpur State, Punjab, lying on the left bank of the Indus, between 27 degree 53' and 28 degree 45' N. and 69 degree 31' and 70 degree 20' E., with an an 1,206 square miles. The population in 1901 was 77,735, compared with 63,833 in 1891.

It contains the town of Ahmadpurwest(popu lation, 5,343) tne head-quarters, and Sabzal Kot, which has rece been constituted a municipality ; and 66 villages. The portion of the tahsil which lies in the Indus low lands is damp and unhealthy. The southern portion lies in the desert. The land revenue and cesses amounted in 1905-6 to 1.1 lakhs.

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