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Jamshedpur

(jŭm'shĕdpo͝or`), city (1991 pop. 461,212), Jharkand state, E central India, at the confluence of the Subarnarekha and Kharkai rivers. A great iron- and steel-producing center, it is sometimes called the "Pittsburgh of India." Other manufactures include automobiles, agricultural equipment, and locomotive parts. Built in the early 20th cent., it was named for Jamshedji Tata, founder of the Tata Iron and Steel Works. Nearby are extensive coal and iron deposits. The National Metallurgical Laboratory is in the city.

Jamshedpur

 

a city of northeast India, in the state of Bihar, on the Chota Nagpur Plateau. Population, 465,200 (1971). It is a railroad junction.

Jamshedpur arose in the early 20th century as a metallurgical center of the Tata concern. The city has heavy machinery construction (production of tubing, locomotives, and farming implements) and chemical manufacture. It is the site of a national metallurgical laboratory.

Jamshedpur

a city in NE India, in Jharkhand: large iron and steel works (1907--11); a major industrial centre. Pop.: 570 349 (2001)
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