Bankura

Bankura (bängˈkŏrə) [key], city (1991 pop. 114,876), West Bengal state, NE India, on the Dwarkeswar River. It is a district administrative center and an agricultural distribution center. Manufactures include cotton, metalware, and processed foods.

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