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Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)


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    • Benares (India)
    • Banāras (India)
    • Kasi (India)
    • Varanasi Municipal Corporation (India)
    • Kashi (India)
    • Varanassi (India)
    • Banārasa (India)
    • Варанаси (India)
    • Nagara Nigama Vārāṇasī (India)
    • Vārāṇasī Nagara Nigama (India)
    • Mahakashi (India)
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    • Sources

      • found: Dutta, V. R. Decision making in urban government and politics, 1986:p. viii (Varanasi Municipal Corporation)
      • found: Dying the good death, 1996:CIP pref. (Kashi)
      • found: GEOnet, Mar. 22, 2002(Vārānasi[native], Benares [conventional]--PPL, 25°20ʹN 83°00ʹE, variants: Varanassi, Kāsi, Banāras; another Vārānasi listed in Orissa)
      • found: Britannica online, Mar. 22, 2002(Va̲ra̲nasi [sic]; also called Benares, Banaras, or Kasi; city, southeastern Uttar Pradesh state, northern India)
      • found: Col. gaz. of the world online, Mar. 22, 2002(Varanasi, city, Varanasi dist., SE Uttar Pradesh state, N central India; from anc. times city was also called Kashi, or Kashi Varanasi; formerly called Banaras, Benares)
      • found: Acad. Amer. encyc., 1997(Varanasi (or Benares))
      • found: World book encyc., 1992(Varanasi; also known as Banaras, Benares)
      • found: Encyc. Amer., 1999(Varanasi; formerly Benares, later Banaras; Hindus also call it Kasi (Kashi))
      • found: Web. geog. dict., 1997(Varanasi, also called Benares or Banaras or Kasi)
      • found: Āja bhī vahī Banārasa hai, 2007:t.p. verso (Banārasa)
      • found: Nagara Nigama kī prabandhakīya vyavasthā, 2009:p. 65 (Nagara Nigama Vārāṇasī; Vārāṇasī Nagara Nigama)
      • found: Mahakashi, 2013:map recto (Mahakashi)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
      • [India, a ref. annual, 1983: p. 33 (Local government-Municipal corporations have been established for major cities under specific Acts of the state legislature. These are headed by elected mayors)]
    • Change Notes

      • 1981-09-09: new
      • 2015-08-20: revised
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