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Shimla (City)

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Developed by British with land held after Gurkha War; became a popular summer resort due to cool weather and scenic beauty; summer capital of British India 1865-1939; administrative center for Punjab 1947-1953 until completion of Chandīgarh to the SW.

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