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Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)

LC control no.n 81068680
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Geographic headingVārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)
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Geographic subdivision usageIndia--Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh)
Variant(s)Benares (India)
Banāras (India)
Kasi (India)
Varanasi Municipal Corporation (India)
Kashi (India)
Varanassi (India)
Banārasa (India)
Варанаси (India)
Nagara Nigama Vārāṇasī (India)
Vārāṇasī Nagara Nigama (India)
Mahakashi (India)
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
India, a ref. annual, 1983: p. 33 (Local government-Municipal corporations have been established for major cities under specific Acts of the state legislature. These are headed by elected mayors)
Found inDutta, V. R. Decision making in urban government and politics, 1986: p. viii (Varanasi Municipal Corporation)
Dying the good death, 1996: CIP pref. (Kashi)
GEOnet, Mar. 22, 2002 (Vārānasi[native], Benares [conventional]--PPL, 25°20ʹN 83°00ʹE, variants: Varanassi, Kāsi, Banāras; another Vārānasi listed in Orissa)
Britannica online, Mar. 22, 2002 (Va̲ra̲nasi [sic]; also called Benares, Banaras, or Kasi; city, southeastern Uttar Pradesh state, northern India)
Col. gaz. of the world online, Mar. 22, 2002 (Varanasi, city, Varanasi dist., SE Uttar Pradesh state, N central India; from anc. times city was also called Kashi, or Kashi Varanasi; formerly called Banaras, Benares)
Acad. Amer. encyc., 1997 (Varanasi (or Benares))
World book encyc., 1992 (Varanasi; also known as Banaras, Benares)
Encyc. Amer., 1999 (Varanasi; formerly Benares, later Banaras; Hindus also call it Kasi (Kashi))
Web. geog. dict., 1997 (Varanasi, also called Benares or Banaras or Kasi)
Āja bhī vahī Banārasa hai, 2007: t.p. verso (Banārasa)
Nagara Nigama kī prabandhakīya vyavasthā, 2009: p. 65 (Nagara Nigama Vārāṇasī; Vārāṇasī Nagara Nigama)
Mahakashi, 2013: map recto (Mahakashi)
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