Famous Industrial Towns

Famous Industrial Towns

 
TownIndustry
Ahmedabad (India)Cotton Textile Industry
Anshan (China)Iron and Steel Industry
Bangkok (Thailand)Shipping
Belfast (Irland)Shipbuilding
Birminghum (UK)Iron and Steel Industry
Buenos Aires (Argentina)Dairying
Cadiz (Spain)Cork
Kolkata (India)Jute Industry
Changchun (China)Automobiles and Machine Tools Industry
Chelyabinsk (Russia)Iron & Steel and Machine Tools Industry
Chicago (USA)Iron and Steel Industry and Meat Packing
Dhaka (Bangladesh)Muslin
Darjeeling (India)Tea Processing
Detroit (USA)Automobile Industry
Dundee (Scotland)First Jute Mill; Linen Manufacturing
Dresden (Germany)Optical and Photographic apparatus
Dusseldorf (Germany)Iron and Steel and Engineering Industry
Essen (Germany)Iron and Steel and Engineering Industry
Firozabad (India)Glass Industry
Glasgow (Scotland)Iron and Steel and Shipbuilding and Machinery Manufacturer 
Gorky (Russia)Engineering Industry
Havana (Cuba)Cigars
Hollywood (USA)Films
Jamshedpur (India)Iron and Steel Industry
Johannesburg (South Africa)Gold Mining
Kansas City (USA)Meat Packing
Kawasaki (Japan)Iron and Steel Industry
Kharkov (Ukraine)machine Building and Engineering Industry
Kiev (Ukraine)Engineering Industry
Kimberley (South Africa)Diamond Mining
Kobe (Japan)Iron and Steel and Engineering Industry
Krivio Rog (Ukraine)Iron and Steel and Engineering Industry
Leeds (UK)Woolen Textile Industry
Leningrad (Russia)Shipbuilding and Automobile Industry
Los Angles (USA)Petroleum and Films
Lyons (France)Silk Industry
Magnitogorsk (Russia)Iron and Steel  Industry
Manchester (UK)Cotton and Textile
Milan (Italy)Silk Textile Industry
Munich (Germany) Lenses
Nagoya (Japan)Cotton Textiles, Shipbuilding and Engineering Industry
New Orleans (USA)Cotton And Textile
New Castle (UK)Coal Mining and Iron and Steel Industry
Nizhny Tagil (Russia)Iron and Steel  Industry
Osaka (Japan)Iron and Steel and Engineering Industry
Philadelphia (USA)Locomotive Industry
Pittsburgh (USA)Iron and Steel  Industry
Plymouth (UK)Shipbuilding
Rourkela (India)Iron and Steel  Industry
Sheffield (UK)Cutlery
SingaporeTrading port
Tula (Russia)Iron and Steel  Industry
Venice (Italy)Glass Industry
Vienna (Austria)Glass Industry
Vladivostok (Russia)Shipping
Wellington (New Zealand)Dairying
Zurich (Switzerland)Light Engineering Industry

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Changed Names of Cities/States

 

Old NameNew NameOld NameNew Name
AbyssiniaEthiopiaMadagaskarMalagasy
AngoraAnkaraMadrasChennai
AurangabadSambhaji NagarMalayaMalaysia
BanarasVaranasiManchukuoManchuria
BarodaVadodaraMesopotamiaIraq
BataviaDjakartaNew HebridesVanuatu
BasutolandLesothoNorthern RhodesiaZambia
BechuanalandBotswanaNyasalandMalawi
BhatindaBathindaOotyUdhagamandalam
BombayMumbaiPanjim Panaji
British GuianaGuyanaPekingBeijing
BurmaMyanmarPetrogradLeningrad
CalcuttaKolkataPersiaIran
CalicutKozhikodePalghatPalakkad
Cap CanaveralCape KennedyPoonaPune
CawnporeKanpurQuilonKollam
Central ProvienceMadhya PradeshRangoonYangon
CeylonSri LankaRhodeshiaZimbabwe
ChristinaOsloSaigonHo Chi Minh Ciry
CochinKochiSalisburyHarare
ConstantinopleIstanbulSandwich IslandsHawaiian Islands
DaccaDhakaSiamThailand
DahomeyBeninSimlaShimla
Duch East IndiesIndonesiaSouth West AfricaNamibia
Duch GuianaSurinamSpanish GuineaEquatorial Guinea
United Arab RepublicArab Republic of EgyptStalingradVolgograd
Ellice IslandTuvaluTanganyika and ZanzibarTanzania
FormosaTaiwanTanjorThanjavur
GauhatiGuwahatiTrichurThrissur
Gold CoastGhanaTrivandrumTiruvananthapuram
HollandThe NetherlandsUnited ProvienceUttar Pradesh
Ivory CostCote D’IvoireUpper VoltaBurkina Faso
JubbulporeJabalpurVizagapattanamVisakhapatanam
JullundurJalandharZaireRepublic of Congo
LeopoldvilleKinshasa  

 

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