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Khambat(Encyclopedia)Khambat km´bt [key] or Cambaykmb´ [key], town (1991 pop. 76,724), Gujarat state, W India, on the Mahi River estuary. Khambat is a trading center whose industries include textile weaving, car...
Cambay(Encyclopedia)Cambay: see Khambat, India.
Bhavnagar(Encyclopedia)Bhavnagar boun´gr [key], city (1991 pop. 405,225), Gujarat state, W India, on the Gulf of Khambat; the chief port on the Kathiawar peninsula. Its manufactures include chemicals, textiles, wood pr...
Bharuch(Encyclopedia)Bharuch broo´ch, –rch´ [key], formerly Broach, city (1991 pop. 139,029), Gujarat state, W India, on the Gulf of Khambat. A port at the mouth of the Narmada River, Bharuch ships cotton, whe...
Kathiawar(Encyclopedia)Kathiawar kä´twär [key], peninsula, c.25,000 sq mi (64,750 sq km), W India, between the Gulf of Kachchh and the Gulf of Khambat. Almost all of Kathiawar is included in Gujarat state; a small ...
Surat(Encyclopedia)Surat soo´rt, soort´ [key], city (1991 pop. 1,518,950), Gujarat state, W central India, on the Gulf of Khambat. British and Dutch trading posts were established there in the early 17th cent....
Narmada(Encyclopedia)Narmada nrm´d [key], river, c.775 mi (1,250 km) long, rising in Madhya Pradesh state, central India, and flowing W between the Satpura and Vindhya ranges through Gujarat state to the Gulf of Kh...
Daman and Diu(Encyclopedia)Daman and Diu dmän´, d´oo [key], union territory (2001 provisional pop. 158,059), 50 sq mi (130 sq km), W India, on the Arabian Sea, composed of two former Portuguese colonies seized by India...
India(Encyclopedia)India, officially Republic of India, republic (2015 est. pop. 1,309,054,000), 1,261,810 sq mi (3,268,090 sq km), S Asia. The second most populous country in the world, it is also sometimes called Bhar...
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