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Native ameSaharanpur
StateUttar Pradesh
Altitude269 m
Total Population1252925 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)

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Saharanpur (Hindi: सहारनपुर, Urdu: سهارنپور)(also spelt as Seharunpore by British) is a city and a Municipal Corporation in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. It is the administrative headquarters of Saharanpur District as well as Saharanpur Division. Dating back to the Mughal period, situated close to the borders of Haryana and Uttarakhand states, and surrounded by a very fertile agricultural region famous for plentiful yields in grains and fruits, Saharanpur is now one of the most flourishing cities of Uttar Pradesh. Saharanpur is internationally famous for its wood carving cottage industry. It is a thriving market of local agricultural produce, including basmati rice and mangoes. A variety of agro-based industrial enterprises  such as textiles, sugar, paper and cigarette factories  are located in it.

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