Place:Kirkee, Maharashtra, India

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NameKirkee
Alt namesKhadkisource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity or town
Coordinates18.33°N 73.54°E
Located inMaharashtra, India
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Khadki is a city neighbourhood and a cantonment near Pune. It is an army base having two ordnance factories and several breweries.

Referred as Kirkee during British Raj, its borders are flanked by two other large army establishments - the College of Military Engineering and the Bombay Engineering Group. It also has a war cemetery (Kirkee War Cemetery) and a war memorial. It has a large market—Khadki Bazaar—and a railway station. Khadki was also known as a bastion of hockey. The local Field Hockey and Association Football matches are held on the CAFVD Sports Stadium in front of the Khadki Railway Station

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