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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Mirzapur is a municipality in the heart of North India, nearly 650 kilometers between Delhi and Kolkata and also equidistant from Allahabad and Varanasi. Located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Mirzapur has a population of a little over 205,264 according to 2001 census and is renowned for its well-known carpet and brassware industry. According to the tradition, the name of this town, after which the district itself is named, was Girzapur, which in terms derives its name from the goddess Parvati.  
 
It is also locally believed that the town was founded by Raja Nanner and was known as Girijapur, but later on it came to know as Mirzapur. The main business in Mirzapur is carpet manufacturing. About 32 kilometers from Mirzapur is the famous fortress of Chunar.

A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Mirzapur is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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