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Uttar Pradesh

• Uttar Pradesh is located on the northern part of India.

• The state was created as United Provinces on 1 April 1937 and was renamed as Uttar Pradesh in 1950.

• The state share its border with Haryana and Delhi to the northwest, Rajasthan to the west, Bihar to the east, Uttarakhand and Nepal to the north, Jharkhand to the southeast, Madhya Pradesh to the southwest and Chhattisgarh to the south.

• Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh.

• The state has total area of 243,286 square Km with 75 districts.

• Total population in the state is 19,95,81,477 according to 2011 census, which is highest among any states in India.

• Density in the state is 820 per square km.

• Literacy rate in the state is 67.68 %.

• Hindi is the official language of Uttar Pradesh.

• Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Moradabad, Aligarh, Varanasi are the main cities in UP. The economy of the state is mainly depends on Agriculture and service industries.

• Total members in Lok Sabha from Uttar Pradesh are 80, which are highest by any state in India.

• Ganga, Yamuna, Gomti are the main rivers in the state which flows through the state.

• Agra, Mathura, Vrindavan, Lucknow, Ayodhya, Kaushambi, Kapilvastu, Allahabad, Sarnath, Chitrakoot etc are the main tourist attraction place in the state.

• World famous Taj Mahal which is a main tourist attraction in India, is located in Agra.


Districts of Uttar Pradesh
District Headquarters Area (km2) Population (2011) Population Density (/km2)
Agra Agra 4,027 43,80,793 1,084
Aligarh Aligarh 3,747 36,73,849 1,007
Prayagraj Prayagraj 5,481 59,59,798 1,087
Ambedkar Nagar Akbarpur 2,372 23,98,709 1,021
Amethi Gauriganj 3,063 25,49,935 830
Amroha Amroha 2,321 18,38,771 818
Auraiya Auraiya 2,051 13,72,287 681
Azamgarh Azamgarh 4,053 46,16,509 1,139
Bagpat Baghpat 1,345 13,02,156 986
Bahraich Bahraich 4,926 23,84,239 415
Ballia Ballia 2,981 32,23,642 1,081
Balrampur Balrampur 3,349 21,49,066 642
Banda Banda 4,413 17,99,541 404
Barabanki Barabanki 3,825 32,57,983 739
Bareilly Bareilly 4,120 44,65,344 1,084
Basti Basti 2,687 24,61,056 916
Bhadohi Gyanpur 960 15,54,203 1,531
Bijnor Bijnor 4,561 36,83,896 808
Budaun Budaun 5,168 37,12,738 718
Bulandshahr Bulandshahr 3,719 34,98,507 788
Chandauli Chandauli 2,554 19,52,713 768
Chitrakoot Karwi 3,202 9,90,626 315
Deoria Deoria 2,535 30,98,637 1,220
Etah Etah 2,456 17,61,152 717
Etawah Etawah 2,287 15,79,160 683
Ayodhya Faizabad 2,765 24,68,371 1,054
Farrukhabad Fatehgarh 2,279 18,87,577 865
Fatehpur Fatehpur 4,152 26,32,684 634
Firozabad Firozabad 2,361 24,96,761 1,044
Gautam Buddh Nagar Noida 1,269 16,74,714 1,252
Ghaziabad Ghaziabad 1,175 46,61,452 3,967
Ghazipur Ghazipur 3,377 36,22,727 1,072
Gonda Gonda 4,425 34,31,386 857
Gorakhpur Gorakhpur 3,325 44,36,275 1,336
Hamirpur Hamirpur 4,325 11,04,021 268
Hapur Hapur 660 13,38,211 2,028
Hardoi Hardoi 5,986 40,91,380 683
Hathras Hathras 1,752 15,65,678 851
Jalaun Orai 4,565 16,70,718 366
Jaunpur Jaunpur 4,038 44,76,072 1,108
Jhansi Jhansi 5,024 20,00,755 398
Kannauj Kannauj 1,993 16,58,005 792
Kanpur Dehat Akbarpur 3,021 17,95,092 594
Kanpur Nagar Kanpur 3,156 45,72,951 1,415
Kasganj Kasganj 1,955 14,38,156 736
Kaushambi Manjhanpur 1,837 15,96,909 897
Kushinagar Padrauna 2,909 35,60,830 1,226
Lakhimpur Kheri Lakhimpur 7,674 40,13,634 523
Lalitpur Lalitpur 5,039 12,18,002 242
Lucknow Lucknow 2,528 45,88,455 1,815
Maharajganj Maharajganj 2,953 26,65,292 903
Mahoba Mahoba 2,847 8,76,055 288
Mainpuri Mainpuri 2,760 18,47,194 670
Mathura Mathura 3,333 25,41,894 761
Mau Mau 1,713 22,05,170 1,287
Meerut Meerut 2,522 34,47,405 1,342
Mirzapur Mirzapur 4,522 24,94,533 561
Moradabad Moradabad 3,718 47,73,138 1,284
Muzaffarnagar Muzaffarnagar 4,008 41,38,605 1,033
Pilibhit Pilibhit 3,499 20,37,225 567
Pratapgarh Pratapgarh 3,717 31,73,752 854
Raebareli Raebareli 4,609 34,04,004 739
Rampur Rampur 2,367 23,35,398 987
Saharanpur Saharanpur 3,689 34,64,228 939
Sambhal Sambhal 2453 22,17,020 890
Sant Kabir Nagar Khalilabad 1,442 17,14,300 1,014
Shahjahanpur Shahjahanpur 4,575 30,02,376 673
Shamli[18] Shamli 1,063 12,74,815 1,200
Shravasti Shravasti 1,948 11,14,615 572
Siddharthnagar Naugarh 2,751 25,53,526 882
Sitapur Sitapur 5,743 44,74,446 779
Sonbhadra Robertsganj 6,788 18,62,612 274
Sultanpur Sultanpur 4,436 37,90,922 855
Unnao Unnao 4,561 31,10,595 682
Varanasi Varanasi 1,535 36,82,194 2,399







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