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Sangli

SANGLI, a native state of India, in Bombay, ranking as one of the Southern Mahratta Jagirs. The territory is widely scattered among other native states and British districts. Area, iii2 sq. m. Pop. (1001) 226,128; estimated revenue, 10,000. The river Kistna waters part of the country, which is exceedingly fertile. Millet, rice, wheat and cotton are the chief crops, and cotton cloth is manufactured. The chief, whose title is Tatya Saheb Patwardhan, is a Brahman by caste. The town of Sangli, on the river Kistna, has a station on the Southern Mahratta railway, n m. from Miraj Junction. Pop. (1901) 16,829.

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

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