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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 24.18°N 88.27E
Present Day Details
Place Name: Murshidabad
State/Province: West Bengal
Country: India
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Murshidabad was a large town in Murshidabad District in the Rajshahi division of Bengal during the British period.

It was the old capital of Bengal, before Calcutta became the capital.

Spelling variants

  • Murshidabad
  • Moorshedabad
  • Muxadabad

External links

Historical books online

  • Murshidabad Town Imperial Gazetteer
  • Moorshedabad page 437 The Bengal and Agra Annual Guide and Gazetteer for 1842 Volume II Google Books
  • Murshidabad by L.S.S. O'Malley 1914 . A book in the series Bengal District Gazetteers