This article has been extracted from
THE IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF INDIA , 1908.
OXFORD, AT THE CLARENDON PRESS.
Note: National, provincial and district boundaries have changed considerably since 1908. Typically, old states, ‘divisions’ and districts have been broken into smaller units, units, and many tahsils upgraded to districts.Many units have since been renamed. Therefore, this article is being posted mainly for its historical value.
Crown ' taluk in the Atraf-i-balda District, Hyderabad State, also known as the Gharbi or ' western ' taluk, with an area, including jagirs, of 402 square miles. The population in 1901 was 56,928, compared with 47,264 in 1891. The taluk contains 97 villages, of which 33 are jagir, and Asafnagar (population, 1,694) is the head- quarters. The land revenue in 1901 was 2 lakhs. The taluk is composed of sandy soils, and is well supplied with tanks. The paigah taluk of Faridabad, with 31 villages, a population of 8,446, and an area of about 126 square miles, lies to the west.