From FIBIwiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
[[Image:|250px| ]]
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 23.259933°N 77.412615°E
Altitude: 427 metres (1,401 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Bhopal
State/Province: Madhya Pradesh
Country: India
Transport links
FibiWiki Maps
See our interactive map of this location showing
places of interest during the British period
[xxxxx Bhopal]

Bhopal was a town in the Central Indian Agency (Wikipedia) and was the junction of the Midland section of the Great Indian Peninsula and Bhopal-Ujjain Railways, 521 miles from Bombay.

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Bhopal



POW Camp at Bairagarh

During the Second World War, there was a large Prisoner of War Camp for Italian prisoners at Bairagarh, then a locality near Bhopal, now a part of Bhopal. See POW Camps in India.

Churches and missions


Places of interest




External links

Historical books online

  • Bhopal page 367 The Bengal and Agra Annual Guide and Gazetteer for 1842 Volume II Google Books
  • Central India State Gazetteer Series. Compliled by Captain C E Luard, Superintendent of Gazetteer in Central India.This series includes
Bhopal State Gazetteer Volume III Text and Tables 1908., Digital Library of India Collection.