Armur Taluk, 1908

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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.

Armur Taluk, 1908

Taluk in Nizamabad District, Hyderabad State, with an area of 1,038 square miles. The population in 1901, including Jagirs, was 122,455, compared with 123,285 in 1891. The taluk contains two towns, Armur (population, 9,031), the head-quarters, and Balkonda (5,118), a jaglr town; and 160 villages, of which 51 are jaglr. The land revenue in 1901 was 3-6 lakhs. The statistics include the svfo-taluk of Blmgal, which was merged in Armur in 1905, and had an area of 491 square miles and a population of 54,290 in 1901. Rice is largely raised by tank irrigation. The taluk is hilly in the centre, and the Godavari flows through the north.

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