This is about four thirteenths of the cultivable soil of the kingdom.
In cultivable places houses were standing on the minimum of ground.
Much of the cultivable land is idle because there are no means of getting the crops to market.
The authorities differ as to the extent of the cultivable and the cultivated soil of Egypt.
Compulsory cultivation of all lands now uncultivated, and not devoted to public purposes, which are cultivable with profit.
In Azerbijan the soil is almost all cultivable, and if ploughed and sown will bring good crops of the ordinary kinds of grain.
But what is the amount of cultivable land in those islands, compared with that in all the southern states?
In order to add to the cultivable area two great engineering works have been constructed.
This cultivable land is Egypt proper; to it alone is applicable the ancient name—“the black land.”
Only about one-twentieth of the land is naturally barren, and Armagh offers a relatively large area of cultivable soil.