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Assam Bengal
First posted on May 24th 2010






A small kingdom located north of Bengal, west of Assam and south of Bhutan; existed from 1586 to 1949. Until 1680 a vassal of the Mughal Empire, 1680-1772 of Bhutan, from 1772 to 1858 of the E.I.C., Bengal Presidency, from 1858 to 1947 of British India.
In 1949 it acceded to the Republic of India and was annexed into West Bengal.

Spelling alternatives : Cooch Behar, Cooch Bahar, Coochbehar, Koch Bihar, Kuch Behar







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Country Profiles Article Cooch Behar District, from Wikipedia
Article Cooch Behar, from Gorkhapedia
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Cooch Behar, from Indian Princely States; Article : Koch Dynasty, from Wikipedia
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Historical Data Lists of Statesmen World Statesmen : Koch Bihar
Royal History, from www.coochbehar.gov.in
Cooch Behar, from Indian Princely States; Article : Koch Dynasty, from Wikipedia
Commissioners in Cooch Behar : Henry Douglas 1789, Charles Andrew Bruce 1792, William Towers Smith 1794, Richard Ahmuty 1797, John French 1805, Norman MacLeod 1813, David Scott Sr. 1816 (still in office in 1823), sources : Alphabetical List of the Bengal Civil Servants, 1839, GB; The India office and Burma office list 1823, GB
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Treaties Cooch Behar, pp.151-153 in vol.1, 1862, pp.367-368 in vol.7, 1864, of A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sunnuds, Relating to India and Neighbouring Countries, GB
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Historical Maps Administrative Map of Koch Bihar, from Calcutta Web
Map : Cooch Behar 1931 (Imperial Gazetteer), from Wikimedia Commons
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Secular Article : Cooch-Bahar, p.423 in vol.6 of The London Encyclopaedia, 1839, GB
Article : Kuch Behar, from EB 1911
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Geographical Cooch Bahar, pp.597-598 in The London General Gazetteer, or Geographical Dictionary, 1825, GB
Cooch Bahar, p.518 in vol.2 of G.N. Wright, A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer, 1835, GB
Cooch Behar State, from Imperial Gazetteer of India pp.379-389 in vol.10, posted by DSAL
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House of Lords, Sessional Papers, 1801-1833, vol.61 1812-1813, GB
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Historical Atlasses C. Collin Davies, An Historical Atlas of the Indian Peninsula, Oxford : UP, 2nd edition, 1959 [G]
Historical and Cultural Maps, National Atlas of India Vol.8, published by National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation, Calcutta 1983, edited by G.K . Dutt, S.K. Biswas [G]
J.E. Schwartzberg, A Historical Atlas of South Asia, Chicago : UP 1978 [G]
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