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PARTABGARH, or PERTABGARH

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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 869 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PARTABGARH, or PERTABGARH, a native state of India, in the Rajputana agency. Area, 886 sq. m.; pop. (19o1), 52,025, showing a decrease of 40% in the decade, owing to the effects of famine. The inhabitants are mostly Bhils and other aboriginal tribes. Estimated revenue, £12,000. The town of Partabgarh (pop., 9819) is connected by a metalled road (20 m.) with the station of Mandasor on the Rajputana railway. It has a reputation for a special kind of enamelled jewelry.
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