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Presidency: Madras
Coordinates: 12.418346°N 76.695989°E
Altitude: 679 m (2,228 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Srirangapatna
State/Province: Karnataka
Country: India
Transport links
Mysore State Railway

Seringapatam was in the State of Mysore and the town (now Srirangapatna) is an important place of pilgrimage. It was the capital of Hyder Ali and his son, Tipu Sultan, and also the location of the last and decisive battle in 1799 between Tipu and the British.


Siege of Seringapatam 1792
Battle of Seringapatam 1799

Spelling Variants

Modern name:Srirangapatnam, Srirangapattana
Variants: Seringapatam, Srirangapatna, Srirangapattang

External links

Historical books online