Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Chunar, an ancient fortified town of India on the south bank of the Ganges, in the district of Mirzapur, in the North-West Provinces. The fort, on a summit commanding the river, contains the remains of a Hindu palace with some interesting carvings. Warren Hastings here made a treaty in 1781 with the Nabob of Oudh.