Faizabad


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Faizabad

or

Feyzabad

(both : fī`zəbăd, fīzäbäd`), city (1992 est. pop. 9,098), capital of Badakhshan prov., NE Afghanistan, on the Kokcha River. The chief commercial and administrative center of NE Afghanistan and the Pamir region, Faizabad also has rice and flour mills. Most of its people are Tajiks. In winter the city is sometimes isolated by deep snow. In 1979 it was a focus of Afghan guerrillas attempting to repel the Soviet invasion. Faizabad was taken by Soviet forces in 1980 and became a major Soviet garrison town.

Faizabad

or

Fyzabad

(both: fī`zəbăd), city (1991 pop. 176,922), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India, on the Ghaghara River. It forms a municipal corporation with AyodhyaAyodhya
or Ajodhya
, town, Uttar Pradesh state, N India, on the Ghaghara River. It forms a municipal corporation with Faizabad. Ayodhya was the capital of the kingdom of Kosala (7th cent. B.C.).
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. A district administrative center and market city, Faizabad trades in local produce and has sugar refineries. A government college is in the city and a military cantonment on the outskirts. Faizabad was the capital (1724–75) of the kingdom of OudhOudh
, historic region of N central India, now part of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Its early history centers around the ancient kingdom of Kosala, which had Ayodhya (formerly Oudh) as its capital. The region passed under Gupta rule in the 4th cent. A.D.
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 (1724–1856). The mausoleum (c.1816) of a royal consort is in the city.
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ISLAMABAD -- The Senators from both sides of aisle on Thursday demanded setting up a Judicial or Parliamentary Commission to probe the reasons behind the sit-in at Faizabad by a faction of a religious party Tehreek Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah's.
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