Kharagpur

Kharagpur (kärägˈpər) [key], city (1991 pop. 264,842), West Bengal state, E central India. It is a railway and industrial center and has an important school of science and technology. Manufactures include shoes, textiles, and chemicals; there are railway workshops.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Kharagpur from Fact Monster:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Indian Political Geography