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Archdiocese of Agra is an outcome of the
Agra and Oudh, the Central India Agency, the Punjab, the North-West Frontier Province, Kashmir, and portions of Bengal and the Central Provinces.
Archdiocese of Agra has a Catholic population of 9,442; regular priests, 38; secular priests, 16; sisters, 228; brothers, 11; parochial schools for boys, 11; for girls, 5;
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The marble stature memorial has got embellishments of beautiful marble inlay work known as "Pietra Dura" that is a very integral part of Agra's art culture and traditions.
Rail: Agra is connected by rail with major cities, like Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bombay, Calcutta, Delhi, Jaipur, Madras, Secunderabad and Trivandrum.
Road: Agra is connected by good motorable roads to Delhi- 204 km, Jaipur-237 km, Khajuraho- 395 kms, Mathura- 54 kms, Gwalior- 110 kms, Lucknow- 257 kms, Bharatpur 54 kms etc.
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Agra is globally renown as the city of the Taj Mahal.
In the Mughal period, in the 16th and 17th centuries, Agra was the capital of India.
After he was deposed and brutally imprisoned in the Agra Fort, by his son Aurangzeb, Shahjahan spent the rest of his life looking wistfully at his wife's final resting place, just across the river.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Agra Fort   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Agra (Hindi:, Urdu: ‎;), (IPA:) is a medevial city on the banks of the Yamuna River in India.
The Fort in Agra, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is one of earliest surviving Mughal buildings in the city.
The rest of the monuments in Agra Fort are built by Shahjahan and from robust sandstrone we move to the era of lustrous marble.
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Agra went off track when the capital of Moghals was shifted from Agra to Delhi but even then Agra maintained its chram which still hangs after centuries have goneby.
Agra is famous for the Taj Mahal made out of Marble, the markets are bound to have replica of the Taj in marble being sold as decorative, gift item or as soveiners.
Agra is one of the hottest tourist destinations in India and all facilities have been provided for the easy access to this place.
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Agra has become popular worldwide as it nestles the monument of love and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal.
Agra is one of the most important historical and ancient cities of India.
The crowning glory of the Agra is obviously the Taj, (Taj Mahal) a monument of love and imagination, that represents India to the world.
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Agra, the Mughal city is situated on the banks of the river Jamuna between Mathura and Surajpur.
Agra is one of the most famous tourist destination in India, which is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world.
Agra has two dimensional history, one of the ancient city located on the banks of the river Jamuna, where it was known as Agraban.
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 Agra Introduction
Introduction: Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the world-the Taj Mahal.
The architectural splendour of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces is vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Mughal empire, of which Agra was the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries.
A pleasant town with a comparatively slow pace, Agra is known for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone by craftsmen who are descendants of those who worked under the Mughals.
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Agra is one of the famous city of India not only because the city has an excellent cultural background but houses the world renowned Taj Mahal.
Agra the famous Mughals city of Taj the seventh wonder of the world, is located on the west bank of river Yamuna.
The Taj Mahotsav, held in the February, at Agra is an apt introduction to the majesty of the country and the state.
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Agra is a major city on river Yamuna and with its population of about 1.29 million, contributes about 90 mld of sewage with 18,000 kg.
The city of Agra is situated on the right bank of river Yamuna down stream of Delhi Mathura at 27° -10' N latitude and 78° - 02' E longitude.
The maximum temperature of Agra rises to 47° C during peak summer-season and drops down to minimum of 3° C during the winter season.
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Agra was the capital of India in 16th - 17th century, during the Mughal Era.
Agra is connected to all the major cities of India through the rail tracks.
Agra is famous as being home to one of the seven wonders of the world- the Taj-Mahal.
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Agra, commonly known as the city of Taj Mahal, is about 204 km from Delhi, the capital city of India.
Situated on the west bank of the River Yamuna, Agra is a part of the great Northern Indian plains and boasts of a tropical climate.
Made of red sandstone, Agra Fort was constructed by the Mughals during 1565-1571.
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Agra is said to be founded in 1475 during the reign of Raja Badal Singh.
Agra had been the chosen city of Mughals for years as it was close to Delhi.
Agra Fort - On the shores of River Yamuna, to the northwest of the Taj Mahal, Emperor Akbar started a majestic fort, which gained Jehangir and Shah Jahan as its future benefactors who added rose-red sandstone and marble buildings to it respectively.
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Agra, or the city of the Taj, as it is known all over the world, is the goal of a pilgrimage to the creative best.
Situated about 10 km from Agra, in the small town of Sikandra (4 KM from Agra), this mausoleum is a fusion of Muslim Hindu architectural style.
This tomb was erected by Nur Jahan- one of the Mughal empresses, in memory of her father Ghiasud-Din-Beg between 1622-1628 A.D. After Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, this mausoleum is the most important monument in Agra.
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 Agra, Kansas KS, city profile (Phillips County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Agra was $16,960, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Agra, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175.
The average commute time for Agra workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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Agra is the city of the Taj Mahal.
Agra gained its importance with the arrival of Mughals in 1526, and achieved its zenith between 1556 and 1658, under the emperors Akber, Jehangir and Shah Jahan (the builder of Taj Mahal).
Though Agra has been long renowened as the city of the Taj Mahal, it has overshadowed the fact that it has a large number of other magnificent monuments which we shall visit.
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 AGRA, your preferred partner in agriculture Namibia, Southern Africa
Agra recently announced financial support to the value of N$10 000 for the Dagbreek School for mentally challenged children.
In addition, Agra makes available expertise to assist teachers in managing their agricultural projects more efficiently and maximising the outputs of the initiative on a sustainable basis.
Agra invested in excess of N$7,5 million into the revamp and can boast with a truly modern, state of the art facility.
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Agra is known, to the world as the city of Taj Mahal.
Agra is situated on the west-bank of River Yamuna, 204 km south of Delhi.
Agra has a magnificent fort and many other monuments from the Mughul era, not to mention the Taj Mahal, which are major attractions to the tourists.
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 Agra, The City of Taj Mahal, Agra City, Agra Information
Agra which lies on the west bank of river Jamuna became one of the principal cities of the Mughal Empire after the death of Ibrahim Lodi at Panipat in 1526.
Four kilometer from Agra is the mausoleum of Akbar.
A tomb of glazed tiles is a memorial dedicated to poet-scholar and later the Prime Minister of Shah Jahan, Allama Afzel Khal Mullah Shukrullah of Shiraz.
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Agra hosts some of the world famous landmarks that are epitome of love and beauty.
Agra, in terms of ambience, is still associated with its
A trip from Delhi to Agra is a mere 124 km along-a-once royal road leading to the land of a glorious past created by skilled architects as the seat for the Mughal empire.
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 Agra of the Deccan - Deccan Herald - Internet Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There is restraint exercised at the chhajja with a clerestory above, and in the ring of petals at the base of the dome.
Bijapur abounds in Muslim architectural gems of the 15th to 17th centuries and is called the Agra of the South.
At the other end of the city, the delicacy of the Ibrahim Rauza (a mosque and tomb), is feminine in contrast to the Gol Gumbaz with its masculine lines.
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Agra Biofuel emissions decrease levels of cancer causing compounds like polycyclic hydrocarbons (PAH) by up to 85% and benzoanthracene by roughly 50%.
For every 5 tanks of Agra Biofuel we use we save enough regular diesel or home heating fuel to fill a 6th tank.
Agra Biofuels, when added to the fuel mix, will help to loosen those deposits and help your engine and oil burner run cleaner and more efficiently.
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The Fort in Agra, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is one of earliest surviving Mughal buildings in the city.
Agra Fort established the model for all Mughal forts that followed.
The rest of the monuments in Agra Fort are built by Shahjahan and from robust sandstrone we move to the era of lustrous marble.
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Agra was the capital of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his beautiful Queen Mumtaz Mahal.
Agra Hub welcomes you to see the architectural wonders of Agra, including the enchanting Taj Mahal in Agra India.
Situated on the west bank of river the Yamuna, Agra is the city of tombs and memorials.
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 AGRA News
Agra Industries Inc., which specializes in custom steel fabrication and construction, is expanding its 60,000-square-foot Merrill Fab manufacturing plant by adding 25,200 square feet and a new stainless-steel fabrication department.
Prior to 1998, Agra Industries was known as Merrill Iron and Steel.
AGRA looks forward to '07 when the AFIA Expo will be held in conjunction with the International Poultry Show in Atlanta, GA....
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Lying in Uttar Pradesh, a north Indian State, Agra is one of the most renowned cities in the tourist map of India.
Agra Red Fort : A military establishment built by Akbar in 1565, the red sandstone Agra fort was partially converted into a palace during the reign of Shah Jehan.
Shortage of water compelled Akbar to abandon the city that he planned and built as the capital and within 20 years of establishment, the capital of Mughals was shifted to Lahore.
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