जमालपुर jamālpur

 ‘Jamal’s City’  City/District, Bihar (Bih)

Jamalpur was named after the 16thC Sufi saint Hazrat Shah Jamal who has a shrine here and a hospital named after him.

The British built the first rail locomotive workshop here in 1862 which soon become its own foundry and manufacturing site [Article: Railway Locomotive Workshop Jamalpur: The First Railway Workshop of India].

For related place names see Indian Place names and Bihar place names.