Tarik

Tarik. See Gibraltar.

Tarim River

Tarim River. See Turkestan (Eastern).

Tarn

Tarn, a hilly, well-wooded dep. of S. France, named after the river Tarn, an affluent of the Garonne. Area, 2217 sq. m.; pop. (1881) 359,223; (1901) 332,093. The arrondissements are Albi (the capital), Castres, Gaillac, and Lavaur.

Tarn-et-Garonne

Tarn-et-Garonne (Tam-ay-Garonn'), a dep. of S. France. Area, 1436 sq. m.; pop. (1881) 217,056; (1901) 195,669. The principal river is the Garonne, with its affluents the Tarn and Aveyron. It is divided into the three arrondissements of Mon-tauban (the capital), Castelsarrasin, and Moissac.

Tarnopol

Tarno'pol, a town of Austrian Galicia, 80 miles ESE. of Lemberg. Pop. 30,420, half Jews.

Tarnow

Tarnow (w as v), a cathedral city of Austrian Galicia, 50 miles E. of Cracow. Pop. 31,700.

Tarporley

Tar'porley, a Cheshire market-town, 10 miles ESE. of Chester. Pop. of urban dist. (1901) 2644.

Tarragona

Tarragona (anc. Tarraco), a Spanish seaport, the capital of a province on the Mediterranean, 60 miles W. of Barcelona by rail. Its Gothic cathedral dates from about 1120; and its Roman remains include an amphitheatre, a magnificent aqueduct, still used, 96 feet high and 700 feet long, and the Tower of the Scipios. Pop. 25,360.

Tarrasa

Tarrasa, an industrial town of Spain, 22 miles NW. of Barcelona. Pop. 16,500.

Tarrytown

Tarrytown (rhyming with carry), a village on the Hudson, 21 miles by rail N. of New York City. Close by Major Andre was captured in 1780; and at Sunnyside, 2 miles S., Washington Irving died, and is buried. Pop. 4770.

Tarshish

Tarshish, often referred to in Scripture, has been doubtfully identified with Tarsus, Tartessus in Spain, a place in S. Arabia, and Ophir (q.v.).

Tarsus

Tarsus, St Paul's birthplace, was capital of Cilicia, and a chief city of Asia Minor, on the Cydnus, 12 miles from the sea. Squalid modern Tarso or Tersus has a pop. of 20,000.

Tartary

Tartary, a name once given to the whole central belt of Asia and eastern Europe, was loosely used, and was latterly limited to Turkestan (q.v.).

Tarudant

Tarudant, capital of the Moorish province of Sus, on the Sus River. Pop. 8500.

Tashkand

Tashkand, or Tashkent, the capital of Russian Turkestan, 300 miles NE. of Samarcand. It consists of an ancient walled city and a new European quarter, with the Russian citadel a little to the S. It is connected with the European system of telegraphs, and the rail-way from Samarcand was opened in 1904; its manufactures include silk, leather, felt goods, and coarse porcelain. Pop. 156,420, comprising 120,000 Sarts and 35,000 Russians. Once capital of a separate khanate, Tashkand was in 1810 conquered by Khokand, and since 1868 has been Russian.

Tasman Sea

Tasman Sea, the Admiralty name since 1891 for the sea between New Zealand, the islands NW. of New Zealand, and Australia and Tasmania.

Tassisudon

Tassisu'don, the capital of Bhutan (q.v.).

Tatar-Bazardjik

Tatar-Bazardjik. See Bazardjik.