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Sadar Bazar Jubbulpore.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 23.16527°N, 79.945545°E
Altitude: 1,393 m (4,570 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Jabalpur
State/Province: Madhya Pradesh
Country: India
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Great Indian Peninsula Railway
Bengal-Nagpur Railway
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Jubbulpore was the headquarters of Jubbulpore District in the Jubbulpore Division of Central Provinces during the British period.

The town was the meeting point in 1871 for the Great Indian Peninsula Railway (616 miles from Bombay) and the East Indian Railway (220 miles from Allahabad), and the completion of the first Bombay-Calcutta trunk railway line.

It had large Railway Workshops, employed a large number of people to work the railway and was an important Railway Colony.[1]

There was a cantonment at Jubbulpore.

It is the location of the Gun Carriage Factory, the oldest Ordnance factory in Central India, commenced 1904.

Spelling variants

Modern name: Jabalpur
Variants: Jubbulpore, Jubbalpore, Jubbelpore, Jubblepore, Jabbalpore, Jabbelpore, Jabbulpore, Juppulpore, Juppalpore

FIBIS resources

External links

"Origins of Snooker" (snookerheritage.co.uk) which casts doubts on Jubbulpore, indicating that Ootacamund is more likely.

Historical books online


  1. "Railway Colonies in India" by John Alton Price, now an archived page.