Arakan

Arakan, a strip of land in British Burmah, on the E. of the Bay of Bengal, 400 m. long and from 90 to 15 m. broad, a low, marshy country; produces and exports large quantities of rice, as well as sugar and hemp. The natives belong to the Burman stock, and are of the Buddhist faith, though there is a sprinkling of Mohammedans among them.

Population (circa 1900) given as 671,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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