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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.
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 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.
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Shahjahanpur

 

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.

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Shahjahanpur

a city in N India, in central Uttar Pradesh: founded in 1647 in the reign of Shah Jahan. Pop.: 297 932 (2001)
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