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Did You Know There Are 8 Places Around the World that Share Their Names With Lucknow?

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Did You Know There Are 8 Places Around the World that Share Their Names With Lucknow?

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If I ask you to recount the facts about Lucknow then I’m sure you will have a lot to share with us especially if you reside in the city or have visited it once or more.

We all know that there are a lot of Cities And Towns In India And The World That Share The Same Name. But Did you know that there are 8 more places around the world which share the name with the Indian city of Lucknow which is also the Capital of the State Uttar Pradesh.  

1. Lucknow a village in the Mayabunder Tehsil on Andaman Island.

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Lucknow is also a village in the Mayabunder which is a town and a county (tehsil) in the northern part of Middle Andaman Island, Andaman Archipelago, India.

2. Lucknow, Angus, Scotland.

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Lucknow is a hamlet in Angus, Scotland. It lies on the A930 road between Monifieth and Barry. It is named after the city of Lucknow in India.

3) Lucknow, Victoria, Australia

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Located on the Great Alpine Road near the South Pacific Ocean, Lucknow in Victoria is a locality about 240km east of Melbourne. Lucknow is about 17m above sea level. Lucknow is one of the easternmost localities in Victoria.

4) Lucknow, New South Wales, Australia

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Lucknow, a small village on the Mitchell Highway just a few kilometers from Orange had a ‘gold strike’ shortly after the Ophir find and it continued on for over 100 years.

Lucknow is much as it was in the beginning – a great journey back in time.  In the village there are still many examples of the miner’s cottages.

5) Lucknow, Ontario, Canada

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Lucknow (2001 census population 1,136) is a community located in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada. It is incorporated in the Township of Huron-Kinloss.

The village was named after Lucknow, India where, the Indian Rebellion of 1857 took place between the Indian rebels and the East India Company army. Lucknow takes the name of “Sepoy” which refers to the Indian foot soldiers who fought on the British side in the Relief of Lucknow. There are two theories about the origin of the name of Campbell Street-one is that the main street was named after Sir Colin Campbell, leader of the relief forces. The other is that the street is named after Malcolm Campbell, the community’s first merchant. Several Lucknow streets bear the names of some of the British generals involved in the Relief of Lucknow: Campbell, Ross, Outram,Havelock, Willoughby, Rose and Canning.

Eli Stauffer first settled the unnamed land that was to become Lucknow in 1856 where he constructed a dam and built a sawmill.

6) Lucknow, Minnesota, USA

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Lucknow was a mining village in section 15 of Great Scott Township (T. 58N, R. 19W), St. Louis County, Minnesota. It had a Great Northern Railway station in section 22 for freighting iron ore.

The village was on the North end of the marked area, and the station was on the south end.

7) Lucknow, Pennsylvania, USA

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Lucknow is a small unincorporated community in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle area. The community was named after city of Lucknow in India.

8) Lucknow, South Caroline, USA

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So this is the third Lucknow in USA which located in South Caroline sharing boundaries with Sumter, Columbia, South Carolina, Summerville, SC.

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