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Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 24, p. 52.


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52 TUIJĀPUR TĀL UK
towns, TULJ,~PUR (population, 6,6x2), the head-quarters, and MORAM
(5,692); and 134 villages, of which 6 are jāgir. The land revenue
amounted in igoi to 3 lakhs. The paagdh tdlulzs of Loharā, with 126
villages and a population of 60,936, and of Ganjoti with 76 villages
and a population Of 44,644, are situated in this tdluk. Their areas
are 610 and 361 square miles respectively.
Tuljāpur Town.-Head-quarters of , the tRuk of the same name
in Osmānābād District, Hyderabad State, situated in 18° 1' N. and
760 5' E., 28 miles from Sholapur and 14 from Osmānābād. Population
(1901), 6,612. It contains a police inspector's office, a customs-house,
a dispensary, a tāluk post office, a travellers' bungalow, and a school.
Tuljāpur is a centre of trade. In a ravine at the foot of the hill is
the temple of Tulja Bhavani, which is visited by Hindus from all parts
of India, especially on the full moon of the Dasara festival, when
a great jitra is held. It is said to have been built by the Rājās of
Satara and Kolhāpur. A weekly bazar is held here on Tuesdays.
Tumbemale.-Peak in the Padinalknad tāluk of Coorg, Southern
India; in the Western Ghāts.
Tumbudra.-River in Southern India. See TUNGABHADRA.
Tuminkatti.-Village in the Ranibennur tāluka of Dhārwar Dis-
trict, Bombay, situated on the Tungabhadra, on the Dhārwar-Mysore
frontier, about r5 miles south of Ranibennur town. Population (rgo1),
6,341. The village contains two schools.
Tumknr District.-District in the centre and north-east of the
State of Mysore, lying between 12° 45' and 14° 6' N. and 76° 21' and
77° 28' E., with an area of 4,158 square miles. It is bounded north
by the Anantapur District of Madras; east by Kolar and Bangalore
,Districts; south by Mysore District; and west by Chitaldroog, Kadar,
and Hassan Districts.
The east is occupied by a range of hills running north and south,
which form the eastern boundary of the Kistna river system. Entering
the District at the north with Kamandurga (3,537
Physical
aspects. feet) and Nidugal (3,772 feet), it is continued by
.
Midagesidurga (3,376 feet), and includes the pro-
minent peaks of Maddagiridurga (3,935 feet), Channardyadurga (3,744
feet), Devarayadurga (3,940 feet), Nijagal (3,569 feet), Hutridurga
(3713 feet), and Huliyiirdurga (3,086 feet). The range continues
through the west of Bangalore District with the Sivaganga and Savan-
durga peaks. The streams from these hills are small, the principal
being the Jayamangali, which rises in Devarāyadurga and runs north-
east to the Penner, and the Shimsha, which rises to the south of the
same hill and runs south to the Cauvery. In the west the Chitaldroog
belt is continued in the low Hāgalvadi hills as far as Kibbanhalli,
forming part of the Chiknayakanhalli auriferous band. A line east and
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