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Hyderabad, the capital of Hyderabad state, stands at an elevation of 1,700 feet above the sea, on the right bank of the Musi, surrounded by a wall six miles in circumference. It is one of the chief seats of tilt) Mohammedan religion in India. The British Residency stands on the left bank of the river. The principal buildings are the grand mosque, built in imitation of that at Mecca, and the Residency.

Hyderabad, the historical capital of the British province of Scinde, stands about 3-1/4 miles from the east or left bank of the Indus, above the junction of the Fulailee branch. It is also the centre of postal, telegraph, and road communication for the district. The town occupies a steep height, and has a rampart of imposing appearance. The chief manufactures are silks, gold-work, pottery, and arms: The Scinde railway terminates at Kurrachee, on the other side of the river.