section of central India, takes its name from the state of
See also:Bhopal, which is included in it . The Bhopal agency is administered by the
See also:agent to the
See also:governor-general in central India . Its
See also:area is 11,653 sq. m., and its population in 1901 was 1,157,697 . It was created in 1818 . In 1900 this
See also:district suffered severely from
See also:famine owing to the
See also:complete failure of the monsoon, and the cultivated area decreased by 50 or 6o %; but, on the whole,
See also:trade has improved of
See also:late years owing to the new
See also:railways, which have stimulated commerce and created fresh centres of
See also:industry .
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