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Porbandar

Porbandar (pōrˈbəndər) [key], town (1991 pop. 116,546), Gujurat state, W central India, on the Arabian Sea. Porbandar trades with Persian Gulf and East African ports, has airline service and major highway connections, and is the terminus of a rail line. Fishing is an important industry. It is noted for its high-quality ghee and building stone. Mohandas Gandhi was born there.

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