Prayag

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Prayag is a historical name of the area near the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers in the modern-day city of Allahabad in northern India.

It may also refer to:

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Localities in Allahabad[edit]

  • a locality in the city of Allahabad; the city has been officially called Prayagraj since 2019
  • Triveni Sangam, the confluence of rivers in Allahabad, considered sacred in Hinduism
  • Prayag Junction, the main railway station in Allahabad

Other places[edit]

  • Panch Prayag, the five river confluences in northern India considered sacred in Hinduism:
    • Vishnuprayag, also spelled Vishnu Prayag, a town at the confluence of the Alaknanda and the Dhauliganga
    • Nandaprayag, also spelled Nand(a) Prayag, a town at the confluence of the Alaknanda and the Nandakini
    • Karnaprayag, also spelled Karna Prayag, a town at the confluence of the Alaknanda and the Pindar
    • Rudraprayag, also spelled Rudra Prayag, a town at the confluence of the Alaknanda and the Mandakini
    • Devprayag, also spelled Dev(a) Prayag, a town at the confluence of the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi
  • Prayag Film City, film studios in West Bengal, India

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