Its chief town and the residence of the governor used to be Joshekan-Kali, a large village with fine gardens, formerly famous for its carpets (kali), but now the chief place is Maimeh, a little city with a population of 2500, situated at an elevation of 6670 ft., about 63 m.
Marash is prosperous, and has a large trade in Kurd carpets and embroideries.
The hearth blazed opposite her position on a plush sofa with buttery leather in a small study with Persian carpets.
It is in the heart of the manufacturing district of the West Riding, and has large woollen and worsted factories; carpets, machinery and soap are also produced.
Abingdon has manufactures of clothing and carpets and a large agricultural trade.