Rajahmundry [rä΄jä mun′drē]
city in NE Andhra Pradesh, SE India: pop. 325,000

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Ra·jah·mun·dry (rä'jə-mo͝onʹdrē)
A city of eastern India on the Godavari River east of Hyderabad. A pilgrimage center, it has timber and tobacco industries. Population: 324,851.

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      city, eastern Andhra Pradesh state, southern India, lying at the head of the Godavari River delta. In 1449 Rajahmundry was captured by Kapileshvara, the Orissa ruler. In 1757 it was ceded to the British. A railway bridge over the Godavari, with 56 spans, is one of the longest railway bridges (9,036 feet [2,754 metres]) in India.

      The city is a centre for rice, salt, and lumber, the latter of which is floated down from the forested hills to the north. It is a manufacturing city and has a paper mill and a crucible factory. Several colleges, affiliated with Andhra University, and the Central Tobacco Research Institute are located there. Pop. (2001) city, 315,251; urban agglom., 413,616.

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