Chanda

Chanda, chief town of a district of India, on the south-west frontier of the Central Provinces, 90 miles S. of Nagpur. Pop. 16,137.

Chandausi

Chandausi, a town of the United Provinces, 27 miles S. of Moradabad. Pop. 25,000.

Chanderi

Chanderi (Tchanday'ree), a town of Central India, 105 miles S. of Gwalior. Now an insignificant place, it once contained 14,000 stone houses.

Chandernagore

Chandernagore (properly Chandan-nagar, 'city of sandalwood'), a French city, with a territory of about 3 1/2 sq. m., on the right bank of the Hugli, 22 miles above Calcutta. Established in 1673, it for a while rivalled Calcutta; now, through the gradual silting up of the river, it has little external trade. Pop. 25,395.

Chandor

Chandor, a town in the province of Bombay, 40 miles NE. of Nasik. Its fort, commanding an important pass between Khandesh and Bombay, crowns a hill 3994 feet high. Pop. 4892.

Chandpur

Chandpur, a town of the United Provinces, 19 miles S. of Bijnaur. Pop. 12,000.

Chang-Chow

Chang-Chow, two cities of China, (1) a city 28 miles W. by S. of Amoy; pop. 1,000,000. - (2) a city 50 miles E. by S. of Nanking; pop. 360,000.

Chang-Sha

Chang-Sha, a city of China, capital of the province of Hu-nan, on the Heng-kiang, a tributary of the Yang-tse. Pop. 300,000.

Chanonry

Chanonry. See Fortrose.

Chantenay

Chantenay, a growing western suburb of Nantes (q.v.).

Chantibun

Chantibun, or Chantabon, a town of Siam, a considerable port near the mouth of the Chanta-bun River, in the Gulf of Siam, occupied by the French as security for the fulfilment of the treaty of Bangkok in 1893. Pop. 30,000.

Chantilly

Chantilly (Shongtee-yee'), a town in the dep. of Oise, 26 m. NNE. of Paris. One of the most beautiful places in the vicinity of the capital, and the headquarters of French horse-racing, it attracts immense numbers of visitors. The magnificent chateau of the great Conde here was pulled down at the Revolution of 1793, but was rebuilt by the Due d'Aumale, who bought back the estate in 1872, and who in 1886 presented it to the French Institute, with its priceless art collections, its value nearly 2,000,000. The manufacture of silk pillow-lace, or blonde, so famous in the 18th century, is all but extinct. Pop. 4702.

Chapala

Chapala, an isleted lake of Mexico, on the high plateau of Jalisco, surrounded by steep, bare mountains. It has an area of 1300 sq. m., and is traversed by the Rio Grande de Santiago.

Chapei-en-le-Frith

Chapei-en-le-Frith, a Derbyshire market-town, 5 miles N. of Buxton. Pop. of parish, 4627.

Chapelizod

Chapelizod, a town on the Liffey, 3 miles W. Of Dublin. Pop. 1458.

Chapra

Chapra, a town in Bengal, 1 mile above the Gogra's confluence with the Ganges. Pop. 47,000.

Chapultepec

Chapul'tepec, a rock, 150 feet high, 2 miles SW. of the city of Mexico. A castle (1785) crowns it, on the site of Montezuma's palace.

Chard

Chard, a municipal borough of Somerset, 15 miles SSE. of Taunton. It has manufactures of lace. Pop. 4575.