Farther India or Indo-China, comprising the kingdoms of Burmah, Siam, and Anam, Lower .Cochin-China, Cambodia, and the Malay Peninsula, is noted for its long mountain ranges, hot, moist climate, fertile valleys, and dense forests and jungles. Here are the homes of large savage animals and many tribes of people scarcely removed from barbarism. The cultivation of rice, which forms the chief article of food for man, is the principal occupation of the people. Bangkok, the capital of Siam, is the largest city in Farther India. Manda-lay, the capital of Burmah, and Singapore are other chief cities.