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Nagpur - Geography and Climate, History, Notable Institutions in Nagpur, Demographics, Culture, Major Localities, Economy, Education, Transport

21°08N 79°10E, pop (2000e) 1 905 000. City in Maharashtra, WC India; on R Pench, 675 km/419 mi NE of Mumbai; founded, 18th-c; scene of the final British overthrow of the Marathas, 1817–18; former capital of Berar and Madhya Pradesh states; airfield; railway; university (1923); cotton textiles, paper, metallurgy, trade in oranges.

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