Uttar Pradesh at a glance

Uttar Pradesh (UP) is a state located in northern India. It is the most populous state in India, with a population of over 200 million people. The capital of UP is Lucknow, and its largest city is Kanpur. The state is known for its rich cultural heritage, including the famous Taj Mahal and the Ram Janmabhoomi temple. UP is also a major agricultural and industrial state, with major industries including textiles, sugar, and electronics.

Here, Uttar Pradesh at a glance provides important information and figures about Uttar Pradesh. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.

Uttar Pradesh at a glance
Particulars Description
Capital Lucknow
Established 24th January 1950
Largest City Kanpur
Latitude 26.8467° N
Longitude 80.9462° E
Area Total 240,928 km2
Districts 75
Administrative Divisions 18
Development Blocks 825
No. of Municipal Corporations 13
Total Towns 915
Villages 106774
Total Population (Census 2011) 19,98,12,341
Male (Census 2011) 10,44,80,510
Female (Census 2011) 9,53,31,831
Density (Census 2011) 829 per sq km
Literacy Rate -Total (Census 2011) 67.68%
Literacy Rate -Male (Census 2011) 77.28%
Literacy Rate -Female (Census 2011) 57.18%
Highest peak Amsot Peak (3,140 ft)
Official Language Hindi and Urdu
State Mammal Barasingha
State Bird Sarus crane
State Flower Palash 
State Tree Ashoka
Airport Lucknow, Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Kanpur
Lok Sabha Constituency 80
Rajya Sabha Seat 31
Vidhan Sabha Constituency Council (100 seats), Assembly (403 seats)