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.
Chief town of the State of the same name, Bombay, situated in 17 degree 31' N. and 76 degree 15' E., 7 miles from Karabgaon, on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway. Population (1901). 8,348. Akalkot contains a small mosque of some architectural merit. Then is a fine armoury in the palace ; and the public gardens, with the memo- rial fountain and tombs of the chiefs, are very handsome.
In 1903-4 a new market and a school of industry were opened in the town