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Vizianagaram

Vizianagaram (vĭzyŭˈnəgrəm) [key], city (1991 pop. 177,022), Andhra Pradesh state, E India, near the Bay of Bengal. It is a rail junction and a market for jute and jute products. There are jute-processing and leather-tanning industries. On the city's outskirts is the largest ferro-manganese plant in India.

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