Mardan mərdän´ [key], city (1998 pop. 244,511), N Pakistan, on the Kalagarmi River. It is the site of a military cantonment and of a fort built (1854) by the British. An industrial center, it manufactures textiles, cigarettes, vegetable oil, and refined sugar.

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