Dharwar

Dharwar, a town in the southern Mahratta country, Bombay presidency, separated by the river Tungabhadra from Madras. Pop. 32,841.

Dholka

Dholka, a town of Bombay presidency, 22 miles SW. of Ahmadabad. Pop. 18,716.

Dholpore

Dholpore, a native state of Rajputana, Central India, on the north bank of the Chumbul, with an area of 1156 sq. m., and a pop. of 279,890. Capital, Dholpore, on the Chumbul, 34 miles S. of Agra by rail. Two religious fairs are held every year at Machkund, a lake 3 miles to the west, with 114 temples on its banks.

Dhuheartach

Dhuheartach, an Argyllshire islet, 15 1/2 miles SW. of Iona, with a lighthouse (1867-72).

Dhwalagiri

Dhwalagiri (Dwalagir'ree, g hard), once supposed to be the highest peak of the Himalayas, but really at most only the third (26,826 feet). It is in Nepal, in 29° N. lat. and 82° 30' E. long.

Diablerets

Diablerets (De-ab'ler'-ay'), a four-peaked mountain (10,651 feet) of the Bernese Alps, Switzerland, on the frontiers of Bern and Valais. There were terrible landslips here in 1714 and 1749.

Diamantina

Diamantina (Dee-a-man-tee'na), an episcopal town in the Brazilian province of Minas Geraee; centre of a rich diamond district. Pop. 13,000.

Diamond Harbour

Diamond Harbour, a port on the Hooghly, 38 miles SSW. of Calcutta by rail, 41 by river.

Diarbekir

Diarbek'ir (anc. Amida), a decayed town of Asiatic Turkey, on the right bank of the Tigris, 390 miles NW. of Bagdad. It is walled, and commanded by a citadel built on a high basalt rock, against which the flat-roofed houses rise above each other in terraces. Pop. 40,000.

Didcot

Didcot, the junction for Oxford, 53 miles W. by N. of London.

Diedenhofen

Diedenhofen. See Thionville.

Diego Garcia

Diego Garcia (De-ay'go), a low coral island of the Indian Ocean, a dependency of Mauritius, in 7° S. lat. and 72°-73° E. long., extends 30 miles in a horseshoe shape, embracing between its extremities three minor islets (the Chagos Islands). It is convenient for coaling. Pop. 700.

Diego Suarez

Diego Suarez, a fine bay at the north end of Madagascar, ceded to France by treaty in 1885.

Diest

Diest (Deest), a Belgian town, on the Demer, 37 miles SE. of Antwerp. Pop. 7599.

Digby

Digby, a seaport of Nova Scotia, on St Mary's Bay, reputed for its cured pilchards. Pop. 1951.

Digne

Digne (Deen), a cathedral city in the French dep. of Basses-Alpes, on the Bleonne, 70 miles NE. of Marseilles. Pop. 6584.

Dihong

Dihong. See Brahmaputra.

Dillingen

Dillingen (Dil'ling-en), a Bavarian town, on the Danube, 51 miles WSW. of Ingolstadt. In the castle the bishops of Augsburg formerly resided, and here they founded a university (1554-1804), from 1564 an active Jesuit centre. Pop. 5860.

Dilman

Dilman', a town of Northern Pei'sia, 75 miles W. of Tabriz. Pop. 6000.

Dilston

Dilston, the ruined seat of the Jacobite Earl of Derwentwater, in Northumberland, 2 1/2 miles E. by S. of Hexham.

Dinajpur

Dinajpur, a town in Rajshahi division (Kuch Behar), Eastern Bengal, on the Purnabhaba, 221 miles N. of Calcutta by rail. Pop. 12,560.