Muttra

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Muttra
Church of England Muttra.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 27.492739°N 77.666121°E
Altitude: 174 metres (570 feet)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Mathura
State/Province: Uttar Pradesh
Country: India
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Muttra was the headquarters of Muttra District in the Agra Division of United Provinces during the British period. Today it is a city of some 2.5 million people on the right bank of the Jumna in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

A cantonment was established in 1804. The Royal Artillery Training Centre was established in 1935.

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Mathura
Variants: Muttra

External links

Historical books online

  • The Personal Adventures and Experiences of a Magistrate During the Rise, Progress, and Suppression of the Indian Mutiny by Mark Thornhill 1884 is available to read online on the Digital Library of India website. Also available as a current reprint by Cambridge University Press Preview Google Books. The author was the Magistrate at Muttra