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Agartala(əgŭr`tələ), city (1991 pop. 157,358), capital of Tripura state, NE India, near the Bangladesh border. A market town for rice, tea, jute, and oilseed, it is the commercial center of the region. There is an airport with connections to Kolkata (Calcutta).
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a city in northeastern India, administrative center of the state of Tripura. The population in 1961 was 54,900. Agartala is the commercial center of an agricultural district (rice, tea, jute, cotton, and mustard).
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a city in NE India, capital of the state of Tripura. Pop.: 189 327 (2001)
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