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Battle of Porto Novo
Part of the Second Anglo-Mysore War
Battle of Porto Novo
Map of the battle
Date 1 July 1781
Location Porto Novo, Cuddalore, India
Result Company victory
Belligerents
Flag of the British East India Company (1707).svg British East India Company Flag of Mysore.svg Sultanate of Mysore
Commanders and leaders
Eyre Coote Hyder Ali

The Battle of Porto Novo was fought on 1 July 1781 between forces of the Kingdom of Mysore and Great Britain near the village of Porto Novo (now known as Parangipettai) on the Indian subcontinent, during the Second Anglo-Mysore War. The British force, numbering more than 8,000 under the command of Sir Eyre Coote defeated a force estimated at 40,000 under the command of Hyder Ali.

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Coordinates: 11°29′N 79°46′E / 11.483°N 79.767°E / 11.483; 79.767

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