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Imphal

(ĭm`pəl), city (1991 pop. 202,839), capital of Manipur state, NE India, in the Manipur River valley, 2,500 ft (762 m) above sea level. Industries include weaving and the manufacture of metalware; the town is an important trade market. Until 1813, when Manipur was conquered by the Burmese, Imphal was the seat of the Manipuri kings. The inhabitants, of Tibeto-Burman origin, are famous for their music and dance. Imphal has three colleges affiliated with Guwahati Univ., as well as a technical college. The city was the site of a major victory (1944) for British and Indian troops against the Japanese in World War II.

Imphal

a city in NE India, capital of Manipur Territory, on the Manipur River: formerly the seat of the Manipur kings: site of a major Anglo-Indian victory over the Japanese (1944), which was a turning point in the British recovery of Burma (now called Myanmar). Pop.: 217 275 (2001)
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