Bahawulpoor, or Bhawalpur, a feudatory state of N.W. India, under the political jurisdiction of the lieutenant-governor of the Punjab. It occupies an area of 22,000 square miles, stretching along the Upper Indus, Chenab, and Ghara rivers, which form its N.W. boundary, and having Rajputana on the S.E. Five-sixths of the soil is sandy and barren, but the strip near the river banks is very fertile. The capital, Bhawalpur, is on the Ghara, about 60 miles above its junction with the Chenab.