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Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 19, p. 221.


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NO WGONG DISTRICT 2 ~ r
TABLE XV
MEDICAL STATISTICS, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE
1881. 1891.-- 190 903
Hospitals, csr'c.
Number of civil hospitals and dis-


pensaries . 15 21 29 39
Average daily number of:-


(b) etnts
Out-patients 965 1,445 2,431 2,795
Income from :-


(a) Government payments Rs. 15,222 6,687 13,465 28,644
(b) Local and municipal pay-


ments . . Rs. 20,915 35,048 60,496 62,542
(c) Fees, endowments, and other
sources . . Rs. 1,440 870 2,452 4,228
Expenditure on :-


(a) Establishment . Rs. 21,630 24,588 36,439 47,483
(b) Medicines, diet, buildings,
&c. . Rs. 15,423 18,017 39,724 46,362
Vacch:ation.
Population among whom vaccina-


tion was carried on . . ) Figures 1'835'557 1,928,487 2,072,326
Number of successful operations . , 54,862 52,262 82,576
Ratio per i,ooo of population . ~ not 30 27 40
available
Total expenditure on vaccination Rs. 8,156 11,439 11,644
Cost per successful case . . Rs. I 0-2-5 0-3-2 0-2-3
* Eight Government dispensaries situated in Political Agencies sent in no returns in z9o1.
Nosari.-Prctnt, tdluka, and town in Baroda State. See NAVSARI.
Nova Goa.-Capital of Portuguese India. See GOA CITY.
Nowgong District (Naogaon ='new village').-District in Eastern
Bengal and Assam, lying between 250 36' and 26 42' N. and 91 57'
and 93 45' E., with an area Of 3,843 square miles. It is bounded on
the north by the Brahmaputra ; on the east by Sibsagar ; on the south
by the Naga and North Cachar Hills; and on the west by the Jaintia
Hills and Kamrup. The outlying spurs of the
Jaintia range project into the southern portion of physical
the District, while on the north-east a portion of the aspects.
MIKIR HILLS, a tract of hilly country cut off from the main mass of
the Assam Range by the valleys of the Dhansiri and Langpher, is
included within the District boundaries. The rest of Nowgong is flat,
though a few isolated hills crop up above the alluvium in the south
and west, and a low range, known as the Kamakhya hills, runs from
the Brahmaputra to the north bank of the Kalang. The hills are, as
a rule, rocky, with steeply sloping sides, and are covered with dense
tree jungle, except where they have been cleared for shifting cultivation.
The principal river is the BRAHMAPUTRA, which flows along the
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