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India: see Madhya PradeshMadhya Pradesh
, state (2001 provisional pop. 60,385,118), 119,010 sq mi (308,240 sq km), central India, between the Deccan and the Ganges plain. The capital is Bhopal. One of the largest states in India, Madhya Pradesh consists, from north to south, of upland zones separated by
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Berar

 

a historical region in central India. In 1490 the Berar sultanate, which had broken off from the Bahmanid state, arose there. In 1572 it was conquered by the Ahmadnagar sultanate. In the 17th century, Berar was included in the state of the Great Moguls. In the 18th and early 19th centuries it belonged to the Hyderabad state and partially to the Marathas. In 1853 it was subjugated by the English East India Company. Until 1960, Berar was part of Bombay State in the Republic of India; in 1960 it was made part of Maharashtra State.

Berar

a region of W central India: part of Maharashtra state since 1956; important for cotton growing
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