Rohilkhand - Encyclopedia


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ROHILKHAND, a tract in the United Provinces of India. The name is associated with the Rohilla tribe (q.v.), but in its historical significance it covers an area almost coincident with the modern division of Bareilly, for which it is a common alternative title. This division has an area of 10,720 sq. m., and comprises the districts of Bareilly, Bijnor, Budaun, Moradabad, Shahjahanpur and Pilibhit. Pop. (1901) 5,479,688. Political control over the state of Rampur is exercised by the commissioner for the division.

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