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BAMRA

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 305 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BAMRA, a feudatory state of India, in the province of Bengal. Area 1988 sq. m.; pop. (19o1) 123,378; estimated revenue £5000; tribute boo. Most of the country is forest, producing only timber and lac but said to be rich in iron ore. The northern border is touched by the Bengal-Nagpur railway, with a station at Bamra town. The state is one of the five Uriya feudatories, which were transferred from the Central Provinces to Bengal, on the reconstitution of that province in October 1905. The capital is Deogarh.
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