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Tamil Nadu – capital,population,area,language,literacy,districts,agriculture and industries

Capital Chennai Population 7.21 Crores (2011) Area 130,058 Sq.Km Language Tamil Literacy 80.3% (2011) District 32 Agricultural Products Rice, Groundnut, Tea and Coffee Industries Cement, Automobile Spare Parts, Heavy electrical, Stainless Steel, etc., Minerals Lime stone, Mica, Quartz, Felspar, Salt, Bauxite and  Gypsum.

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Important battles in World History – Part7

31. Battle of Stalingrad, A.D.1942-43. Twenty one German divisions tried to caputure Stalingrad (Now Volgograd), But siege was broken and Friedrich von Paulus had to surrender with more than 100,000 German troops. This was the beginning of the end of German invasion of Russia. 32. Battle of Normandy, A.D.1944 Allied forces under General Eisenhower invaded

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Important battles in World History – Part6

26. Battle of Jultalnd, A.D.1916. The only first class naval engagement between the English and German fleets during the First World War. The Germans lost fewer ships but never again ventured out to sea. 27. Battle of Passechendacle, A.D.1917. British forces launched eight attacks over 102 days in heavy rain and through thck mud, gaining

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Important battles in World History – Part5

21. Battle of Navariono, A.D.1827. Naval battle that ensured Greek independence from Turkey. British, French and Russian ships, under the command of Admiral Codrington, destroyed Ibrahim Pasha’s Turkish-Egyptian fleet in the bay of Navarino. 22. Battle of Gettysburg, A.D.1863. Federal forces under George Meade defeated Robert E.Lee’s confederate army, a turning point in the American

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Important battles in World History – Part4

16. Battle of Trafalgar, A.D.1805. This was nelson’s most brilliant victory over the combined French and Spanish fleets. It ensured British naval supremacy, ending Napolean’s hoped of invading England. Nelson was killed in this battle. 17.  Battle of Austerlitz, A.D.1805. Emperor Napolean I with 65,000 French troops defeated an 83000 strong Austro-Russian army under the

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Important battles in World History – Part3

11. Battle of Quebec, A.D 1759 British troops under James Worlfe defeated the French on the “Heights of Abraham”. This led to the British conquest of Canada. 12. Battle of Bunker-Hill, A.D.1759 First major clash in the American war of Independence out-side best on. The British captured the hill but suffered enormous casualties. Out of

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Important battles in World History – Part2

6.State of Oleans, A.D. 1428-29  English troops began siege in October. 1428; but in April 1429 Joan of Arc came to aid of the city and forced the besiegers to withdraw. This victory was a turning point in French campaign to drive the English out of France. 7. Siege of Constantinople, A.D.1453. Ottoman Turkish army

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Important battles in World History – Part1

1. Battle Marathon, 490 B.C. Battle in Greek history in which the Athenians defeated a superior Persian army and thus prevented invasion. A messenger, Pheidippides, ran the 30km, route to Athens with the news and died from his effort. This ‘marathon run’ is commemorated in the Olympic games. 2. Battle of Salamis, 480 B.C. Greek

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Mizoram – capital,population,area,language,literacy,districts,agriculture and industries

Capital Aizwal Population 10.91 lakh (2011) Area 21080 Sq. Km Languages Mizo and English Literacy 91.58% (2011) Districts 8 Agricultural Products Ginger, Mustard, Potatoes, Paddy, Maize Industries Handloom and Handicraft

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Meghalaya – Capital,population,land,languages,literacy,districts,agricultures and minerals

Capital Shillong Population 29.64 lakh (2011) Area 22,429 Sq.Km. Languages Khasi, Garo and English Literacy 75.84% (2011) Districts 11 Agricultural Products Fruits, Maize, Tobacco, etc., Industries Plywood, Distillery, Cement, Oil and Chemicals Minerals Coal, Ilumanite,  limestone, WhiteClay, etc.,

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