See also:district of
See also:British India, in the
See also:Sind province of Bombay, with administrative headquarters at
See also:Jacobabad .
See also:Area, 2621 sq. m . In the
See also:north-east the
See also:country is hilly; the
See also:remainder consists of a narrow
See also:strip of level plain, one
See also:half being covered with
See also:jungle and subject to inundation, from which it is protected by artificial embankments . The
See also:land is watered by canals from the
See also:Indus, of which the chief are the Begari and
See also:Desert canals . The district contains several thriving
See also:timber plantations . The
See also:climate is remarkable for its dryness and for its extraordinary variations of temperature . The
See also:annual rainfall at Jacobabad averages less than 5 in . In 1901 the population was 232,045, showing an increase of no less than 33% in the
See also:decade, chiefly due to immigration from
See also:Baluchistan . The
See also:principal crops are millets, oil-seeds, pulses, wheat and
See also:rice . The
See also:trade is principally in
See also:grain, the greater
See also:part of which is sent to the
See also:board; the transit trade from Central
See also:Asia into Sind crosses the district, bringing wool and woollen goods, fruits, carpets and horses . The district is crossed by the
See also:Quetta branch of the North-Western railway . The
See also:wild Baluchi inhabitants were pacified by General
See also:John Jacob between 1847 and his
See also:death in 1858 .
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