Chandernagore


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Chandernagore

a port in E India, in S West Bengal on the Hooghly River: a former French settlement (1686--1950). Pop.: 162 166 (2001)

Chandernagore

 

a city and port in northeastern India, in the state of West Bengal, near the city of Calcutta, on the Hooghly River (a branch of the Ganges) in the Ganges delta. Population, 76,000 (1971). Chandernagore has a railroad station; its port is accessible to oceangoing vessels. The city has a jute factory; cotton fabrics are also produced. From 1673 until 1950, Chandernagore was a French possession.

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The final--yet perhaps the most charming stop--is Chandernagore (within shouting distance from Bandel).
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He helped build up Chandernagore, France's colony adjacent to Calcutta in Bengal, and he cultivated good relations with British traders.
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