Why did Kanauj become so important between the 7th and 12th centuries?

Kanauj’s strategic location in the Gangetic plains made it viable for commercial activities and thus valuable possession. In addition it was also the erstwhile capital of Harshvardhana’s empire. Thus anyone controlling Kanauj could claim political legitimacy over all of North India.

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