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TOWNS ASSOCIATED WITH SOME IMPORTANT INDUSTRIES
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 05:53

TOWN

INDUSTRY

Agra (UP)

Leather, marble

Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

Cotton Textiles

Baku (Russia)

Petroleum

Bangalore (Karnataka)

Aircraft and telephones

Bangkok (Thailand)

Ship-building, teak and wood

Bhagalpur (Bihar)

Silk

Bhilai (Chhattisgarh)

Steel Plant

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Dairy products, meat

Cadiz (Portugal)

Cork

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

Leather, Integral Coach Factory

Chicago (USA)

Agricultural equipments, automobiles

Chittaranjan (West Bengal)

Locomotives

Cochin (Kerala)

Ship-building

Dalmainagar (Bihar)

Cement

Darjeeling (West Bengal)

Tea

Delhi (India)

Textiles, Chemicals, D.D.T., Small Scale Industries (SSI)

Detroil (USA)

Motor Car

Dhaka (Bangladesh)

Jute

Dhariwal (Punjab)

Woolen goods

Digboi (Assam)

Oil Refinery

Ferozabad (UP)

Bangles, Glass refinery

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh)

Tobacco

Havana (Cuba)

Sugar, Tobacco, cigars

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand)

Steel

Jharia (Jharkhand)

Coal mines

Johannesberg (South Africa)

Gold mines

Khetri (Rajasthan)

Copper mines

Kolar (Karnataka)

Gold fields

Kolkata (West Bengal)

Jute, Paper, Leather works

Los Angeles (USA)

Film production

Ludhiana (Punjab)

Hosiery

Lyons (France)

Silk industry

Moradabad (UP)

Brassware, Cutlery

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Film Industries, atomic reactor

Nagpur (Maharashtra)

Oranges, Cotton Mills

Nepanagar (MP)

Newsprint

Perambur (Tamil Nadu)

Integral Coach Factory

Pittsberg (USA)

Iron and Steel, Coal, Petroleum

Raniganj (WB)

Coal Mines

Sheffield (UK)

Cutlery

Sialkot (Pakistan)

Sports Goods

Sindri (Jharkhand)

Fertilizers and chemicals

Titagarh (West Bengal)

Paper and Jute

Varanasi (UP)

Silk, Brocade Industry

Venice (Italy)

Ship-building

 

Town

Country

Industry

Abadan

Iran

Oil refineries

Aberdeen

Scotland (UK)

Granite mining

Baku

Azerbaijan

Petroleum

Bangkok

Thailand

Shipping

Barauni

Bihar

Chemical Fertilizer

Belfast

N.Ireland (Ulster)

Ship - building, linen

Bhadoi

U.P

Carpets

Bhadravati

Karnataka

Iron & Steel

Bhagalpur

Bihar

Silk industries

Bhandara

Maharashtra

Explosives

Bhilai

Chhattisgarh

Steel Plant

Bhurkunda

Jharkhand

Glass Industries

Bongaigaon

Assam

Petroleum

Buenos Aires

Argentina

Dairy products

Burnpur

West Bengal

Steel Plant

Cadiz

Spain

Cork

Calicut

Kerala

Coffee, coconut

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

Leather, cigarette, Integral coach factory

Chicago

USA

Gramophone, agricultural implements, meat products

Chitranjan

West Bengal

Locomotive

Churk

M P

Cement

Cochin

Kerala

Ship building, coconut oil, rubber

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

Cotton industries

Cyberabad

Andhra Pradesh

Electronics, Computers, Information technology

Dalmianagar

Bihar

Cement

Darjeeling

W. Bengal

Tea

Delhi

Delhi

Textiles, Electronics, D.D.T

Detroit

USA

Automobiles

Dhaka

Bangladesh

Jute

Dhariwal

Punjab

Woolen clothes

Digboi

Assam

Petroleum

Dindigul

Tamil Nadu

Cigar, Tobacco

Dresden

Germany

Optical and photographic instruments

Dundee

Scotland (UK)

Jute, linen

Durgapur

West Bengal

Steel

Essex

England (UK)

Engineering works

Frozabad

M.P

Bangle works

Geneva

Switzerland

Watches

Glasgow

Scotland (UK)

Machinery, Textiles

Gomia

Jharkhand

Explosives

Guntur

Andhra Pradesh

Cotton industries

Gwalior

Madhya Pradesh

Pottery, Tobacco

Haldia

W. Bengal

Chemical fertilizer

Hardwar

Uttarakhand

Heavy electricals

Hatia

Jharkhand

Heavy Engineering Corporation

Havana

Cuba

Cigars, Sugar

Hazira

Gujarat

Artificial Rayon

Hollywood

USA

Films

Jabalpur

Madhya Pradesh

Bidi industry

Jainakot

Jammu & Kashmir

H.M.T watch

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Cloth Printing, Brass

Jallundhur

Punjab

Surgical goods and sports articles

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

Iron & Steel, Locomotives, Railway coaches

Japla

Jharkhand

Cement

Jharia

Jharkhand

Coal mines

Johannesburg

South Africa

Gold mines

Kanchipuram

Tamil Nadu

Silk clothes

Kandla

Gujarat

Chemical fertiliser, famous port

Kanpur

U.P

Cotton and Woollen mills, Leather, Sugar

Kansas

USA

Meat packing

Karnal

Haryana

Dairy product

Katni

M.P

Cement

Khetri

Rajasthan

Copper industries

Kolar

Karnataka

Gold mining centre

Kolkata

West Bengal

Jute, Leather, Electric goods

Korba

Chattisgarh

Aluminium factory, Thermal plant

Kota

Rajasthan

Atomic power plant

Koyali

Gujarat

Petrochemical industries

Koyna

Maharashtra

Aluminium factory

Leeds

England (UK)

Woollen garments

Los Angeles

USA

Film Industry and Oil Mining Industry

Lucknow

U.P

Embroidery work, Chicken work

Ludhiana

Punjab

Hosiery

Lyons

France

Silk

Madurai

Tamil Nadu

Cotton and Silk Weaving

Majhagaon

Maharashtra

Ship building

Mathura

U.P

Oil refinery

Meerut

U.P

Publication work, Sports goods, Scissors making

Melbourne

Australia

Chocolate

Milan

Italy

Silk

Mirzapur

U.P

Carpet, Pottery, Brass industries

Modinagar

U.P

Nylon thread

Moorie

Jharkhand

Aluminium

Mumbai

Maharashtra

Cinema industries, Cotton textiles

Muradabad

U P

Brassware, cutlery

Mysore

Karnataka

Sandalwood oil, Silk goods

Nagpur

Maharashtra

Cotton mills, Oranges

Nangal

Punjab

Fertilisers

Narora

U.P

Atomic Power Plant

Nasik

Maharashtra

Security Printing Press

Nepanagar

Madhya Pradesh

Newsprint

New Orleans

USA

Cotton

Neyveli

Tamil Nadu

Lignite industries

Northampton

UK

Leather goods

Nunamati

Assam

Oil refineries

Oporto

Portugal

Wine

Oslo

Norway

Paper

Ottawa

Canada

Paper

Panna

M.P

Diamond mining

Perambur

Tamil Nadu

Integral coach factory

Pimpri

Maharashtra

Penicillin factory

Pinjore

Haryana

Hindustan Machines Tools

Pittsburgh

USA

Iron and Steel

Plymouth

England (UK)

Ship - building

Port Louis

Mauritius

Sugar

Rana Pratap Sagar

Rajasthan

Hydro Power Plant

Raniganj

W. Bengal

Coal mining

Renukoote

U.P

Aluminium Plant

Rishikesh

Uttarakhand

Antibiotic Plant

Roopnarayanpur

W. Bengal

Cables

Rotterdam

Netherlands

Ship - building

Rourkela

Orissa

Steel plant, Chemical fertiliser

Saharanpur

U.P

Cigarette factory, News print

Salem

Tamil Nadu

Iron and Steel

Samastipur

Bihar

Jute, Paper, Tobacco, Sugar

Sheffield

England (UK)

Cutlery

Sindri

Jharkhand

Chemical fertilizers

Singhbhum

Jharkhand

Copper, Iron

Singreni

Andhra Pradesh

Cool mining

Srinagar

Jammu & Kashmir

Woolen shawls, Silk, Woodwork

Surajpur

Haryana

Cement factory

Surat

Gujarat

Cotton textiles, Diamond Cutting

Suratgarh

Rajasthan

Agriculture implements

Tanjore

Tamil Nadu

Silk clothes

Tarapur

Maharashtra

Atomic Power Plant

Tehran

Iran

Carpets

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

Coir matting

Thumba

Kerala

Rocket launching Station

Tiruchirapalli

Tamil Nadu

Cigar

Tirupati

Andhra Pradesh

Scooter

Titagarh

W. Bengal

Paper & Jute

Tokyo

Japan

Rayon and Textiles

Town

Country

Industry

Town

State

Industries

Trombay

Maharashtra

Oil refinery

Varanasi

U.P

Rail Engines and Saari industries

Venice

Italy

Glass

Vienna

Austria

Glass

Viiaynagar

Karnataka

Steel Plant

Vijaypur

M.P

Fertilizers

Vishakhapatnam

A.P

Ship building, Iron and Steel, Oil refinery

Wellington

New Zealand

Diary products

Worli

Maharashtra

Baby food

Yenang Yaung

Myanmar

Oil fields

Zainkot

J & K

HMT Watches

Town

State

Industries

Bhilai

Chhattisgarh

Steel Plant

Barauni

Bihar

Chemical Fertilizer

Burnpur

West Bengal

Steel Plant

Bhurkunda

Jharkhand

Glass Industries

Bhagalpur

Bihar

Silk industries

Bhandara

Maharashtra

Explosives

Bhadravati

Karnataka

Iron & Steel

Bongaigaon

Assam

Petroleum

Bhadoi

U.P

Carpets

Churk

M P

Cement

Cyberabad

Andhra Pradesh

Electronics, Computers, Information technology

Chitranjan

West Bengal

Locomotive

Kolkata

West Bengal

Jute, Leather, Electric goods

Cochin

Kerala

Ship building, coconut oil, rubber

Calicut

Kerala

Coffee, coconut

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

Cotton industries

Dhariwal

Punjab

Woolen clothes

Durgapur

West Bengal

Steel

Digboi

Assam

Petroleum

Delhi

Delhi

Textiles, Electronics, D.D.T

Dalmianagar

Bihar

Cement

Darjeeling

W. Bengal

Tea

Dindigul

Tamil Nadu

Cigar, Tobacco

Frozabad

M.P

Bangle works

Guntur

Andhra Pradesh

Cotton industries

Gwalior

Madhya Pradesh

Pottery, Tobacco

Gomia

Jharkhand

Explosives

Hardwar

Uttarakhand

Heavy electricals

Hatia

Jharkhand

Heavy Engineering Corporation

Haldia

W. Bengal

Chemical fertilizer

Hazira

Gujarat

Artificial Rayon

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

Iron & Steel, Locomotives, Railway coaches

Jallundhur

Punjab

Surgical goods and sports articles

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Cloth Printing, Brass

Jharia

Jharkhand

Coal mines

Jabalpur

Madhya Pradesh

Bidi industry

Jainakot

Jammu & Kashmir

H.M.T watch

Japla

Jharkhand

Cement

Kanpur

U.P

Cotton and Woollen mills, Leather, Sugar

Katni

M.P

Cement

Korba

Chattisgarh

Aluminium factory, Thermal plant

Koyna

Maharashtra

Aluminium factory

Koyali

Gujarat

Petrochemical industries

Kolar

Karnataka

Gold mining centre

Kota

Rajasthan

Atomic power plant

Kanchipuram

Tamil Nadu

Silk clothes

Karnal

Haryana

Dairy product

Kandla

Gujarat

Chemical fertiliser, famous port

Khetri

Rajasthan

Copper industries

Ludhiana

Punjab

Hosiery

Lucknow

U.P

Embroidery work, Chicken work

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

Leather, cigarette, Integral coach factory

Madurai

Tamil Nadu

Cotton and Silk Weaving

Mirzapur

U.P

Carpet, Pottery, Brass industries

Muradabad

U P

Brassware, cutlery

Mathura

U.P

Oil refinery

Mysore

Karnataka

Sandalwood oil, Silk goods

Meerut

U.P

Publication work, Sports goods, Scissors making

Mumbai

Maharashtra

Cinema industries, Cotton textiles

Modinagar

U.P

Nylon thread

Moorie

Jharkhand

Aluminium

Majhagaon

Maharashtra

Ship building

Nagpur

Maharashtra

Cotton mills, Oranges

Nepanagar

Madhya Pradesh

Newsprint

Nasik

Maharashtra

Security Printing Press

Neyveli

Tamil Nadu

Lignite industries

Nunamati

Assam

Oil refineries

Narora

U.P

Atomic Power Plant

Nangal

Punjab

Fertilisers

Panna

M.P

Diamond mining

Pinjore

Haryana

Hindustan Machines Tools

Perambur

Tamil Nadu

Integral coach factory

Pimpri

Maharashtra

Penicillin factory

Raniganj

W. Bengal

Coal mining

Rourkela

Orissa

Steel plant, Chemical fertiliser

Rana Pratap Sagar

Rajasthan

Hydro Power Plant

Renukoote

U.P

Aluminium Plant

Roopnarayanpur

W. Bengal

Cables

Rishikesh

Uttarakhand

Antibiotic Plant

Saharanpur

U.P

Cigarette factory, News print

Sindri

Jharkhand

Chemical fertilizers

Srinagar

Jammu & Kashmir

Woolen shawls, Silk, Woodwork

Surat

Gujarat

Cotton textiles, Diamond Cutting

Surajpur

Haryana

Cement factory

Suratgarh

Rajasthan

Agriculture implements

Singhbhum

Jharkhand

Copper, Iron

Singreni

Andhra Pradesh

Cool mining

Salem

Tamil Nadu

Iron and Steel

Samastipur

Bihar

Jute, Paper, Tobacco, Sugar

Tarapur

Maharashtra

Atomic Power Plant

Titagarh

W. Bengal

Paper & Jute

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

Coir matting

Trombay

Maharashtra

Oil refinery

Tiruchirapalli

Tamil Nadu

Cigar

Tirupati

Andhra Pradesh

Scooter

Tanjore

Tamil Nadu

Silk clothes

Thumba

Kerala

Rocket launching Station

Vijaypur

M.P

Fertilizers

Viiaynagar

Karnataka

Steel Plant

Vishakhapatnam

A.P

Ship building, Iron and Steel, Oil refinery

Varanasi

U.P

Rail Engines and Saari industries

Worli

Maharashtra

Baby food

Zainkot

J & K

HMT Watches

Name

Famous For

No 10, Downing Street

Official residence of the British Prime Minister.

Abadan(Iran)

Famous for oil refinery

Alaska (U.S.A.)

In 1958 it was declared as 49th State of U.S.A. It is near Canada

Alexandria

City and sea-port of Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great. Handles about 80% of the country's exports.

Angkor Wat

Ruined temple in Cambodia. Signposts of ancient oriental civilisation.

Aswam Dam

A dam in Egypt across the River Nile.

Baku

Oilfields of Azerbaijan.

Bastille

It was a Jail in Paris. Destroyed during the French Revolution.

Beding (Australia)

Famous for gold mines.

Bethlehem

A town Palestine, the birth place of Christ.

Bikini Atoll

In Pacific Ocean, where first hydrogen bomb was tested by U.S.A.

Bikini

An atoll of the Marshall Islands. Atomb Bomb was dropped here experimentally in 1948.

Bratislava

A town in Czechoslovakia on Czech-Russian border.

Buckingham Palace

London residence of the British monarch.

Chushul

In Ladakh, highest airfield in the world. Chinese troops attacked it in 1962.

Corsica

An island where Napoleon was born.

Detroit (U.S.A)

The biggest car manufacturing town in the world.

Elephanta Caves (India)

Situated in an island 15 miles from Bombay. Famous for the statues of Siva and Parvati.

Fleet Street

Press Center in London.

Gaza Strip

In Egypt near Israeli border, was seat of United nations Emergency Force till 1957. Now under Israeli occupation.

Gibraltar

Key to Mediterranean, fortress and novel base situated on rock in the extreme South of Spain.

Golden Temple (India)

Famous temple of the Sikhs at Amritsar, constructed by Guru Ram Dass.

Hiroshima

An industrial center of Japan which was destroyed by atom bomb in 1945.

Hollywood (California. U.S.A.)

Famous for film industry

Hyde Park

A huge park in London.

Jerusalem

City in Israel. Jesus Christ was crucified here (now capital of Israel)

Khajuraho

It is the State of chattarpur, Bundelkhand in Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for Mahadev Temple.

Khorkov

Important town of Ukraine, manufactures motor cars, tractors and agricultural machinery.

Lop Nor

Palace in Sinkiang (Red China), site for atomic tests.

Los Angeles A part of California (U.S.A.)

The famous film industry of Hollywood is established here. It is famous as Cinima City of the world.

Lusaka

Venue of non-aligned nations summit in September 1970. Capital of Zambia.

Manchester (U.K.)

Cotton manufacturing city. It is one of the world's biggest cloth manufacturing center.

Marseilles

City and Seaport of Southern France. Famous for silk, wine, olive soap, margarine and candles.

Mecca (Saudi Arabia)

Sacred place of the Muslims because Prophet Mohammed was born here.

Montreal

Longest city of Canada. Famous for iron and steel works and motor car factories.

Nagasaki (Japan)

It is noted for its iron and steel industries. Atom was dropped here during World War II.

New Castle

An important port on the Tyne in England, famous for coal industry.

New Orleans (U.S.A.)

It is the greatest cotton and wheat exporting center in the world.

Osaka (Japan)

Known as the Manchester of Japan. It is sometimes called the Venice of Japan.

Pisa

In Italy, famous for Leaning Tower, one of the seven wonders of the world.

Pentagon

Headquarters of American Defence Forces.

Phnom-Penh

Capital of Cambodia.

Plais Des Nations

Venue in Geneva for holding international conferences.

Potala

Dalai Lama's palace at Lhasa (Tibet).

Sinai

Peninsula of Egypt between the Gulfs of Suez and Aquba, at the head of Red Sea.

Seychelles

Island in Indian Ocean, got freedom on June 28, 1976.

Sodom

In Israel, the lowest point on earth.

Vatican

Official residence of the Pope of Rome.

Versaillers (France)

Famous for the treaty of Versailles which ended World War I in 1918.

Vienna

Capital of Austria. The venue of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) between Russia and U.S.A.

Walling Wall

Part of the Western Wall of the Temple Court in Jerusalem. Part of the wall, probably dates from the time of Solomon, is regarded by both Jews and Moslems as one of special sanctity.

Wall Street

In Manhattan, New York, famous for American's stock exchange market.

White House

The official residence of the President of U.S.A. in Washington D.C.

Zurich (Switzerland)

Famous for the manufacture of cotton and silk and for its lenses.