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Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 23, p. 269.


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TEHRÎ' STATE a69
various kinds, Rs. 8,000; in all Rs. r,ro;ooo. The expenditure in that
year included Rs. 7q,ooo devoted do the privy purse, Rs. r3,ooo spent
on administration and salaries, anal Rs. zo,ooo tribute to the British
Government. The capital of the, State is at Namhsan (population,
qrz), a large village situated abopt 5,00o feet above the sea at the
northern end of one of the main hill ridges. It is the head-quarters
of an officer who has been recently stationed in 'S'awngpeng to
supervise the Sawbwa's financial affairs. Other important villages in
Tawngpeng are M~ngngaw in the'', south-west, Wingmati in the west,
and Saram a few miles north-west of Namhsan.
Taxila.--Ruins in Ràwalpindi District, Punjab. See SHt1xDHERI.
Taze.-Western township of ' Shwebo District, Upper Burma,
stretching from the Mu river to tlhe borders of the Upper Chindwin
District, between zz° 53' and a3° za' N. and 94° 54' and 95° 30~ E.,
with an area of 53r square miles.` Its western portions are hilly, its
eastern flat. The population was £9,477 In r8gr, and z8,38a in rgor,
distributed in r 5 z villages, Taze (population, r, q r g), a village in the
south-east corner, a few miles west',of the Mu, being the head-quarters.
In î9o3-4 the area cultivated wâs 49 square miles, and the land
revenue and thathameda amounted to Rs. 53,900•
Teesta.--River of Eastern Ben~`al. See Tfsza.
Tehri State (or Tehri-Garhwàl').--Native State under the political
superintendence of the Government of the United Provinces, lying
between 3ô 3' and 3z° z8' N. and'~,gq° 49' and y9° z4' E., with an area
of 4,zoo square miles. It is bounded on the north by the Punjab
States of Ràwin and Bashahr, and 'Iby Tibet ; on the east and south by
Garhwàl District; and on the west by Dehra Dûn. The State lies
entirely in the Himàlayas, and contains a tangled series of ridges with
innumerable spurs separated by na#~row valleys. The general direction
of the main ridges is from north-east to south-west, radiating from
a lofty series of peaks on the boi`der of Tibet, which vary in height
from zo,ooo to z3,ooo feet above] sea-level. The State contains the
sources of both the Ganges and ',the Jumna, and these two rivers
receive the whole drainage. The Ganges rises in a glacier, called
Gaumukh, at a height of r3,57o Fleet, and at first bears the name of
Bhàgirathi. A large affluent called the Jàdhgangà or ;Jàhnavi, which
rises in Tibet, joins the $hàgiratl}i at Bhaironghàti. The Bhàgirathi
flows south-west and then southeast, and joins the Alaknandà at
Devaprayàg, after which the combined stream is called Ganges: The
Alaknandà and Ganges form part';of the southern boundary between
Garhwàl District and Tehri State., West of the lofty peak of Bandar-
punch rises the Jumna, which flaws south-west and then forms thè
western boundary of the State: 'II'he Scapin rises north of the same
peak, and after receiving the R'~upin assumes the name of Toxs
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