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Khyber Pass Kiang-Si

KHYBER PASS KIANG-SI line of the East Indian railway. Pop. (1901), 29,277. It is an important centre of trade in grain, indigo, sugar and ghi, and has cotton gins and presses and a manufacture of pottery. Jain traders form a large and wealthy class; and the principal building in the town is a modern Jain temple, a fine domed structure richly carved and ornamented in gold and colours.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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