Moradabad


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Moradabad

(môrədəbăd`, mōrädäbäd`), city (1991 pop. 443,701), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India. It is an important rail junction and an agricultural market center. There are industries in metalworking, electroplating, printing, sugar milling, and cotton weaving. The Jama Masjid [great mosque], built in 1631, is in the city.
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Moradabad

 

a city in northern India, on the right bank of the Ramganga River (a tributary of the Ganges River), in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Population, 272,400 (1971). Moradabad is a railroad junction and a center for the handicraft production of cotton fabrics and of wood and brass articles with lacquer and tin incrustation. The city, which was founded in 1625, is the site of a 17th-century Jammi Masjid (congregation mosque).

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Moradabad

a city in N India, in N Uttar Pradesh. Pop.: 641 240 (2001)
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