of the emperor Aurangzeb (1658-1707). Dohad was constituted a
municipality in 1876. The municipal income during the decade
ending igoi averaged about Rs. 13,000. In 1903-4 the income was
Rs. 12,000. The town contains a Sub-Judge's court, a dispensary, and
5 schools for boys and one for girls, attended by 176 and gi pupils
Dohrighat.-Town in the Ghos! tahsil of Azamgarh District, United
Provinces, situated in 26° 16′ N. and 83° 31′ E., on the south bank of
the Gogra, at the point where the roads from Azamgarh town and
Ghazlpur to Gorakhpur unite and cross the river, and on a branch of
the Bengal and North-Western Railway. Population (1901), 3,417.
The town is said to have been founded by a Raja of Azamgarh towards
the close of the eighteenth century, and contains a large mosque. It
is administered under Act XX of 1856, with an income of about
Rs. goo. Dohrighat is the chief port on the south of the Gogra
in Azamgarh District, and has a large traffic in grain, salt, tobacco,
gunny-bags, sugar, and other articles. There is a primary school with
Dolphin's Nose.-A large headland and well-known landmark for
ships, situated in 17° 41′ N. and 83° 19′ E., forming the southern arm
of the Vizagapatam harbour in the tahsil and District of that name,
Madras. The flagstaff on the summit is about 1,500 feet above the sea.
An old ruined battery stands on the hill, and there used to be a light-
house also, but this was destroyed by the cyclone of 1876 and has not
Domar.-'Town in the Nilphamari subdivision of Rangpur District,
Eastern Bengal and Assam, situated in 26° 6′ N. and 88° 50′ E., on
the northern section of the Eastern Bengal State Railway. Population
(igoi), 1,868. It is a large jute-exporting centre, containing jute-presses.
Domariaganj. --North-western tahsil of Bast! District, United
Provinces, comprising theparganas of Rasulpur and Bans! (West), and
lying' between 27° and 27° 30′ N. and 82° 26′ and 82° 58′ E., with an
area of 593 square miles. Population increased from 313,090 in 1891
to 322,321 in i go i. There are i,1 i i villages, but only one town,
Biskohar (population, 2,725). The demand for land revenue in 1903-4
was Rs. 3,77,000, and for cesses Rs. 70,000. The density of population,
544 persons per square mile, is the lowest in the District. Near the
Rapt!, which crosses the tahsil from west to east, is a fertile belt of rich
soil called bhdt, which does not require irrigation. South of the Rapt!
the tahsil forms part of the central upland area, but north of the river
it gradually assumes the marshy appearance of the Nepalese tarai. The
area under cultivation in 1903-4 was 427 square miles, of which 142
were irrigated. Wells and small rivers each supply a fourth of the
irrigated area, and tanks and swamps the remainder.