Uttar Pradesh : An Introduction

Uttar Pradesh : An Introduction

Uttar Pradesh : An Introduction

  • Uttar Pradesh is a state located in the north of India, it is the largest state of India in terms of population and fourth largest state in terms of area.
  • The capital of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow and Allahabad is the judicial capital.
  • Uttar Pradesh borders with a total of 9 states, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh in the north, Haryana, Delhi and Rajasthan in the west, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the south and the states of Bihar and Jharkhand in the east. Apart from these, Nepal is a country on the northeast side of the state.
  • Uttar Pradesh has a total of 75 districts, the easternmost district of the state is Ballia, western district Shamli, northern district Saharanpur, southern district Sonbhadra.
  • The state that touches the maximum districts of Uttar Pradesh is Madhya Pradesh and the length of the highest limit is also with that of Madhya Pradesh.
  • The latitudinal extension of Uttar Pradesh is from 23 ° 52 North latitude to 30 ° 24 North latitude and 77 ° 05 84 East longitude to 84 ° 38 country East longitude. Its length is 650 km from east to west and 240 km from north to south.
  • Top 4 districts with maximum area – Lakhimpur Kheri (7680 km किमी), Sonbhadra (6905 km किमी), Hardoi (5986 km किमी), Sitapur (5743 km2)
  • Top 4 districts with minimum area – Hapur (660 sq km), Ghaziabad (910 sq km), Bhadohi or Sant Ravidas Nagar (1015 sq km), Shamli (1043 sq km)
  • The easternmost district of Uttar Pradesh is Ballia, western district Shamli, northern district Saharanpur, southern district is Sonbhadra. Uttar Pradesh borders North with the only country Nepal. The 7 districts of Uttar Pradesh ( Maharajganj, Siddharthnagar, Balrampur, Shravasti, Bahraich, Lakhimpur and Pilibhit ) forms Nepal border, the length of the state’s Nepal border is about 579 km.

Districts of Uttar Pradesh adjoining different states

  • Himachal Pradesh – Saharanpur
  • Haryana – Saharanpur, Shamli, Baghpat, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Aligarh, Mathura
  • Rajasthan – Mathura, Agra
  • Madhya Pradesh – Agra, Etawah, Jalaun, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Mahoba, Banda, Chitrakoot, Allahabad, Mirzapur, Sonbhadra
  • Chhattisgarh – Sonbhadra
  • Jharkhand – Sonbhadra
  • Bihar – Sonbhadra, Chandauli, Ghazipur, Ballia, Deoria, Kushinagar, Maharajganj
  • Uttarakhand – Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor, Moradabad, Rampur, Bareilly, Pilibhit
  • Delhi – Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar

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