Chaunsa

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Not to be confused with Chausa town near Patna, noted for the Battle of Chausa, 1539.
Chaunsa mangoes

Chaunsa [Urdu:چونسا] is a variety of mango. Chaunsa is mainly produced in Multan and Sahiwal in Pakistan.

This variety of mango was made popular by Sher Shah Suri throughout the subcontinent. While commemorating his victory over Humayun at Chausa, he gave his favorite mango the name Chaunsa.

Chaunsa is widely regarded as the best mango in terms of its rich aroma, sweet taste, juicy pulp and high nutritional value. For this very reason Chaunsa is regarded as "the King of mangoes".

The season for Chaunsa in Pakistan normally starts at the beginning of June, and ends in the third week of August. Due to demand, it is heavily exported to the Middle East, Europe, and the USA.

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