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Shahjahanpur is an industrial town in Uttar Pradesh, located south-east of Bareilly. The town was founded in 1647 and named after Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Post-independence, the town developed into an agricultural trade centre. Today, Shahjahanpur has industries such as carpet weaving, distilling and sugar mills. The main attraction of Shahjahanpur is a gold market located at the heart of the town.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Shahjahanpur
Location: Shahjahanpur    

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