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Puri

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 125,199 (1991) The eastern coastal town of Puri is located in the modern state of Orissa in India. Home to one of the most famous Hindu temples – to Lord Jagannath – Puri is an important pilgrimage site...

Jharkhand

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 26,909,428 (2001) The state of Jharkhand is India’s leading producer of mineral wealth, ranking among its top three producers of coal, iron ore, bauxite, copper ores, uranium, kainite and asbestos, among...

Orissa

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: 31,659,736 (1991) Orissa, an eastern coastal state of India situated below West Bengal on the Indian Ocean, has been the site of many famous ancient Hindu kingdoms. When the Emperor Ashoka came to Orissa in the third...

Kolkata (Calcutta)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 3,305,000 (1998); metropolitan area – 12,000,000 (2000) Calcutta, renamed Kolkata in 2000, is the capital of the state of West Bengal, and India’s largest city and port. Located 80 miles (130 km...