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Agra in India
Agra is a city in India located approximately 220 km south of Delhi, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, on the west bank of the Yamuna river, between Mathura and Surajpur. The name of the city derives from the Sanskrit word “Agrabana”, meaning paradise. Agra was first mentioned by the Arians. The Greek geographer, Ptolemy was the first to include the city on the world map in the 2nd century AD under the name of Agara. Being fully aw...
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The Taj Mahal, which means Crown Palace is located in Agra, near the Yamuna River in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is a white marble mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Arjumand Banu Begam, also known as Mumtaz Mahal, which in Persian means "the light of the palace." She died June 17, 1631, giving birth to their fourteenth child while she went to the country. It is a first burial place in the garden to Zainabad Burhampur. Followin...
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