Cossimbazar

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Cossimbazar

(kəsĭm`bəzär'), town, West Bengal state, E central India, part of the Kolkata (Calcutta) metropolitan area. Cossimbazar was a chief overseas port of Bengal (16th–18th cent.); afterward KolkataKolkata
, formerly Calcutta
, city (1991 pop. 10,916,272), capital of West Bengal state, E India, on the Hugli River. It is the second largest city in India and one of the largest in the world.
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43) The first in the amount of 11,000 rupees and the second for 9,000 rupees were funds for his agents, employees of the French Company, and were provided by sarrafs (money changers who occasionally acted as bankers) (44) at Patna and Kasimbazar, respectively.