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Famous Cities in Uttar Pradesh

Agra

Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. With a population of 1,686,993 (2013 est.), it is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh and the 19th most populous in India. Agra can also refer to the administrative district that has its headquarters in Agra city.

Ayodhya

Ayodhya also known as Saket, is an ancient city of India, believed to be the birthplace of Rama and setting of the epic Ramayana. It is adjacent to Faizabad city at the south end in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Ayodhya used to be the capital of the ancient Kosala Kingdom. It has an average elevation of 93 meters (305 feet).

Jhansi

Jhansi is a historic city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It lies in the region of Bundelkhand on the banks of the Pahuj River, in the extreme south of Uttar Pradesh. The original walled city grew around its stone fort which crowns a neighbouring rock. The ancient name of the city was Balwantnagar.

Mathura

Mathura is a city in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the administrative centre of Mathura District of Uttar Pradesh. During the ancient period, Mathura was an economic hub, located at the junction of important caravan routes. The 2011 census of India estimated the population of Mathura to be 441,894.

Sarnath

Sarnath is a city located 13 kilometres north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India. The deer park in Sarnath is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Bahraich

Bahraich is a city and a municipal board in Bahraich district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. A factor which makes this town important is the international border shared with the neighboring country, Nepal. Bahraich has a vast forest cover.

Barabanki

Barabanki is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the administrative headquarters of Barabanki District.

Bareilly

Bareilly is a city in Bareilly district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. From archaeological point of view the district of Bareilly is very rich. The extensive remains of Ahichchhatra, the Capital town of Northern Panchala have been discovered near Ramnagar village of Aonla Tehsil in the district.

Basti

Basti is a city and a municipal corporations in Basti district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Basti district, is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state, India and Basti town is the district headquarters. Basti district is a part of Basti Division.

Bijnor

Bijnor is a city and a municipal board in Bijnor district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the district headquarters of Bijnor district. Bijnor is considered India's most pure water district.

Chitrakoot Dham

Chitrakoot Dham is in Chitrakoot district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Ramghat is a main ghat in Chitrakoot. Do boating here. Tulsidas status is there on the ghat. Bharat Milap temple is also there on this ghat. Kamadgiri Parikrama is around 5 km parikrama. Hanuman Dhara is a hill where there are 3 main spots.

Deoria

Deoria is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one of 5 tehsils of Deoria district. On the name of Sant Deoraha Baba the city is named as Deoria.

Faizabad

Faizabad the old capital of Awadh, is the headquarters of Faizabad District and Faizabad division as well. Military Temple Located in cantonment area, this temple is beautifully built and the cleanlines and the pollution free environment is just spiritual thing. The view of sunset from Guptar Ghat is breathtaking.

Aligarh

Aligarh is a city in the Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of the Aligarh district. Notable as the seat of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh is one of the largest cities in Uttar Pradesh as well as the 55th largest city in India.

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is a city in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city was founded in 1569 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. After his military victories over Chittor and Ranthambore, Akbar decided to shift his capital from Agra to a new location 23 miles (37 km) west south-west on the Sikri ridge, to honour the Sufi saint Salim Chishti.

Kanpur

Kanpur (formerly Cawnpore) is the 12th most populous city in India. It is the administrative headquarters of Kanpur Nagar district and Kanpur division. It is the second largest industrial town in north India, following Delhi.

Meerut

Meerut is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is an ancient city with settlements dating back to the Indus Valley civilisation having been found in and around the area. Meerut is the second largest city in the National Capital region, and as of 2011 the 33rd most populous urban agglomeration and the 26th most populous city in India.

Varanasi

Varanasi also known as Benares, Banaras or Kashi is a city on the banks of the Ganges in the Uttar Pradesh state of North India. The spiritual capital of India, it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri) in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism.

Gonda

Gonda is a city and municipal board of Gonda district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The village of Chhapaiya is situated at a distance of 45 km from the district headquarters. The chief interest of the place is Swaminarayan temple which marks the birthplace of Swaminarayan, or Sahajanand Swami.

Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur is a city located along the banks of Rapti river in the north-eastern parts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.The city is home to the Gorakshanath Temple.

Kushinagar

Kushinagar district is a district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. Padarauna is the district headquarters. The district is named for Kushinagar, a Buddhist pilgrimage site where Gautama Buddha attained parinirvana in the 6th or 5th centuries BCE.

Lalitpur

Lalitpur is a city and a municipal board in Lalitpur District, India in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is also district headquarters of Lalitpur district.

Mau

Mau, now known as Maunath Bhanjan, is a town located in Uttar Pradesh, India. This town is the headquarters of the Mau district.

Mirzapur

Mirzapur is a city in Uttar Pradesh, India. The city is surrounded by several hills is famous for the holy shrine of Vindhyachal, Ashtbhuja and Kali khoh and also have Devrahwa Baba ashram. It has many waterfalls and natural spots. A step towards the awareness for voting the District of Mirzapur came with the Guinness World Record for the biggest Rangoli (Alpana).

Moradabad

Moradabad is a city in Moradabad district of Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Moradabad is situated on the banks of the Ramganga river.

Pilibhit

Pilibhit is a city and a municipal board in the Pilibhit district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Pilibhit is one of the forest rich areas of Uttar Pradesh, which has very high tourism potential.

Gautam Budh Nagar

Gautam Budh Nagar is a largely suburban district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. It is part of the National Capital Region, India. Greater Noida is the district administrative headquarters.

Allahabad

Allahabad is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of Allahabad District, the most populous district in the state. As of 2011, Allahabad is the seventh most populous city in the state, fifteenth in the Northern India and thirty-sixth in India, with an estimated population of 1.11 million in the city and 1.21 million in its metropolitan region.

Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is sometimes referred to as the "Gateway of UP" because it is close to New Delhi, on the main route into Uttar Pradesh. It is a part of the National Capital Region of Delhi.

Lucknow

Lucknow is the largest city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. A major metropolitan city of India, Lucknow is the administrative headquarters of the eponymous District and Division and the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the third largest city in north, east and central India, after Delhi and Kolkata, and the second largest city in north and central India after New Delhi.

Noida

Noida is a systematically planned Indian city under the management of the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (also called NOIDA). It is part of National Capital Region of India. Noida is located in Gautam Buddh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh state. The district's administrative headquarters are in the nearby town of Greater Noida.

Vrindavan

Vrindavan is a town in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the site where according to Hinduism, Lord Krishna spent his childhood days. The town is about 11 km away from Mathura, Krishna's birthplace on the Agra-Delhi highway. The town hosts many temples dedicated to the worship of Radha and Krishna and is considered sacred by Vaishnavism.

Rampur

Rampur is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The foundation of Jama Masjid in Rampur was laid by Nawab Faizullah Khan. The area around the Jama Masjid known as the Shadab Market. Raza Library is one of the biggest libraries of Asia. State of the art planetarium is being established at Rampur. Gandhi Samadhi is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Kothi Khas Bagh is a palace located at Rampur.

Saharanpur

Saharanpur is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. The Saharanpur Botanical Gardens, known as the Company Garden and once the preserve of the British East India Company, is one of the oldest existing gardens in India.

Shahjahanpur

Shahjahanpur is a town and district headquarters of Shahjahanpur District in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Shravasti

Shravasti district is one of the districts of the Uttar Pradesh state of India and Bhinga town is district headquarters. Shravasti, the north-eastern town of Uttar Pradesh, is located near the West Rapti River. This town is closely associated with the life of Gautama Buddha, who is believed to have spent 24 Chaturmases here.

Sitapur

Sitapur is a city and a municipal board in Sitapur district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is in the Lucknow Division. The town is located on the banks of river Sarayan, halfway between Lucknow and Shahjahanpur and is well connected to state capital Lucknow.

Sultanpur

Sultanpur is a city and a Municipal Board in Sultanpur District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Located on the right banks of the Gomti river. Places of interest in Sultanpur are Victoria Manzil, Christ Church and Chimanlal Park. The city has a large number of temples and palaces. Major points of attractions include the Victoria Manzil and Christ Church.

Unnao

Unnao is a town in Uttar Pradesh, India. Unnao is a large industrial city with three industrial suburbs around it. The city is famous for its leather, mosquito net and chemical industries. Unnao is an historical city with many historical buildings and structures.





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