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Shahjahanpur(shäjəhän`po͝or), city (1991 pop. 260,403), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India, on the plain between the Ramganga and Garra rivers. Founded by the Mughal emperor Shah JahanShah Jahan
or Shah Jehan
, 1592–1666, Mughal emperor of India (1628–58), son and successor of Jahangir. His full name was Khurram Shihab-ud-din Muhammad. He rebelled against his father in 1622 but was pardoned and succeeded to the throne in 1628.
..... Click the link for more information. in 1647, it was named in his honor. It is now a district administrative center, a road and rail junction, and an agricultural market town.
a city in northern India, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Population, 144,000 (1971). Shahjahanpur is a trading and transportation center. The city’s industries include the production of chemicals. Various branches of the food-processing industry are also represented in Shahjahanpur, including the refining of sugar. Carpet weaving is among the city’s cottage industries.