Partabgarh District, India
PARTABGARH DISTRICT, INDIA, Pertabgarh, or Pratapgarh, a district of India in the Fyzabad division of the United Provinces. The administrative headquarters are at Bela. Area, 1442 sq. m. ; pop. (1901), 912,848. The Ganges forms the south-western boundary line, while the Gumti marks the eastern boundary for a few miles. The only mineral products are salt, saltpetre and kankar or nodular limestone. The principal crops are rice, barley, pulse, millets, sugar-cane and poppy. The district is traversed by the branch of the Oudh & Rohilkhand railway from Rae Bareilly to Benares, opened in 1898. There are manufactures of sugar and a little silk; and grain, opium, oilseeds, hemp and hides are exported.
See Partabgarh District Gazetteer (Allahabad, 1904).
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)