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India: see ShrirangapattanaShrirangapattana
, formerly Srirangapatna
, town (1991 pop. 21,905), Karnataka state, S India, on an island in the Kaveri River. There are Hindu monuments, some built in the 13th cent. Most of the large buildings date from the 17th and 18th cent.
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After the fall of Srirangapattana in 1799, the British army found 600 launchers, 700 serviceable rockets and 9,000 empty rockets at Tipu's fort.
Though he campaigned for some of his supporters in the Mandya district but did not visit Mandya and Srirangapattana assembly segments.
It was from Srirangapattana town, half an hour away on the Mysore-Bangalore highway.
Soon after the treaty of Srirangapattana (1792), Tipu negotiated with the Viceroy at Goa to secure the fort of Sadashivgad.