Uttar Pradesh
Statistics Of Uttar Pradesh
Area : 2,40,928 Square km.
Population (As per census 2011 Provisional data) : 19,95,81,477
Child Population (0-6 years) (As per census 2011 ) : 29,728,235
Total Literacy rate-Persons : 69.72 percent/Controversial
Districts : 75
Cities & Towns : 689
Development blocks : 820
Nagar Nigams : 12
Principal Crops : Paddy, Wheat, barley, Millet, Maize, Sugarcane, Ground nut Urad (Black Gram), Potato, Soyabean, Sunflower, Pea, Lentil, Moong (Green Gram) Arhar etc.
Principal Fruits : Mango, Guava
Principal Minerals : Lime-Stone, Dolomite, Soap Stone, Gypsum,Bauxite,Glass-sand, manganese, Non-plastic fire clay etc.
Principal Handicrafts : Chikan-work, Embroidery, wood work, wooden toys and furniture, Clay -toys, carpet weaving, Silk & Brassware work.
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Principal Follores : Birha, Chitee, Kajri, Phaag, Rasia, Alha, Pooran Bhagat, Bhartrahari
Principal rivers : Ganga, Yamuna, Gomti, Ram Ganga, Ghagra, Betwa, Ken
Principal Folk Dances : Charkula, Karma, Pandav, Pai-danda, Tharu, Dhobia, Raai, Shaira etc.
Mughal emperors
Historical Places :
Agra, Lucknow, Jhansi, Meerut etc.


Area
  1. Agra division

  2. Aligarh division

  3. Allahabad division

  4. Azamgarh division

  5. Bareilly division

  6. Basti division

  7. Chitrakoot division

  8. Devipatan division

  9. Faizabad division

  10. Gorakhpur division

  11. Jhansi division

  12. Kanpur division

  13. Lucknow division

  14. Meerut division

  15. Mirzapur division

  16. Moradabad division

  17. Saharanpur division

  18. Varanasi division
1.Saharanpur
2.Moradabad
3.Bareilly
4.Lucknow
5.Devipatan
6.Basti
7.Gorakhpur
8.Meerut
9.Aligarh
10.Agra
11.Kanpur
12.Faizabad
13.Azamgarh
14.Jhansi
15.Chitrakoot
16.Allahabad
17.Varanasi
18.Mirzapur

How many districts are there in Uttar Pradesh?
Uttar Pradesh has 75 districts with 742 towns and 307,452 villages.
2011
  1. Agra

  2. Aligarh

  3. Allahabad

  4. Ambedkar Nagar

  5. Amethi

  6. Auraiyya

  7. Azamgarh

  8. Baghpat

  9. Bahraich

  10. Ballia

  11. Balrampur

  12. Banda

  13. Barabanki

  14. Bareily

  15. Basti

  16. Bijnor

  17. Budaun

  18. Bulandshahar

  19. Chandauli

  20. Chitrakut

  21. Deoria

  22. Etah

  23. Etawah

  24. Faizabad

  25. Farrukhabad

  26. Fatehpur

  27. Firozabad

  28. Gautam Buddha Nagar

  29. Ghaziabad

  30. Ghazipur

  31. Gonda

  32. Gorakhpur

  33. Hamirpur

  34. Hapur

  35. Hardoi

  36. Jalaun

  37. Jaunpur

  38. Jhansi

  39. Jyotiba Phule Nagar

  40. Kannauj

  41. Kanpur Dehat

  42. Kanpur Nagar

  43. Kanshiram Nagar

  44. Kaushambi

  45. Kheri

  46. Kushi Nagar

  47. Lalitpur

  48. Lucknow

  49. Maha Maya Nagar

  50. Mahoba

  51. Mahrajganj

  52. Mainpuri

  53. Mathura

  54. Mau

  55. Meerut

  56. Mirzapur

  57. Moradabad

  58. Muzaffarnagar

  59. Pilibhit

  60. Pratapgarh

  61. Rai Bareli

  62. Rampur

  63. Saharanpur

  64. Sambhal

  65. Sant Kabir Nagar

  66. Sant Ravidas Nagar

  67. Shahjahanpur

  68. Shamli

  69. Shrawasti

  70. Siddharth Nagar

  71. Sitapur

  72. Sonbhadra

  73. Sultanpur

  74. Unnao

  75. Varanasi

Agra

Mughal Empire

Mughal Emperors, 1526 - 1858
Babur, founder of the Mughal Empire

Akbar holds a religious assembly of different faiths in the Ibadat Khana in Fatehpur Sikri.

Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife, the Taj Mahal is a world-renowned testament to Mughal architecture.
Mughal dynasty
Ruled Name birth - death
1526 - 1530 Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur Mirza, (Babur) **** - 1530
1530 - 1540 Humayun **** - 1556
1556 - 1605 Akbar **** - 1605
1605 - 1627 Jehangir **** - ****
1628 - 1658 Shah Jehan **** - 1666
1658, Jul 31 - 1707, Mar 2 Mohyi ad-Din Abu´l Mozaffar Mohammad Awrangzib Bahadur Alamgir Padshah-e Ghazi
(Aurangzeb)
1618 - 1707
1707, Mar 14 - 1707, Apr 27 Qotb ad-Din Abu´l Fayaz Mohammad A`zam Shah Padshah-e Ghazi
(continued as leader of rebellion until 18 Jun 1707)
1653 - 1707
1707, Apr 27 - 1712, Feb 27 Qotb ad-Din Abu´n Nasr Sayyed Mohammad Shah `Alam Bahadur Shah Padshah-e Ghazi 1643 - 1712
1707, Apr 27 - 1709, Jan 13 Mohammad Kam Bakhsh-e Dinpanah ebn Awrangzib `Alamgir Padshah
(in rebellion)
1666 - 1709
1712, Feb 29 - 1712, Mar 17 Mohammad `Azim ash-Shan ebn Bahadur Shah Padshah 16** - 1712
1712, Feb 29 - 1712, Mar 28 Mohammad Rafi` ash-Shan ebn Bahadur Shah Padshah
(in rebellion)
16** - 1712
1712, Feb 29 - 1712, Mar 27 Jahan Shah ebn Bahadur Shah Padshah "Khojestan Akhtar"
(in rebellion)
16** - 1712
1712, Mar 30 - 1713, Jan 11 Mo`ezz ad-Din Abu´l Fath Mohammad Jahandar Shah Padshah 1661 - 1713
1713, Jan 11 - 1719, Mar 1 Mo`in ad-Din (or Jalal ad-Din) Abu´l Mozaffar Mohammad farrokhsiyar Padshah 1687 - 1719
1719, Mar 1 - 1719, Jun 7 Shams ad-Din Abu´l Barakat Soltan Mohammad Rafi` ad-Darjat Padshah-e Ghazi 1699 - 1719
1719, Mar 30 - 1719, Aug 13 Mohammad Shah Nikusiyar
(in rebellion)
 
1719, Jun 8 - 1719, Sep 6 Mohammad Shah Jahan Sani Padshah 1700 - 1719
1719, Sep 28 - 1748, Apr 26 Naser ad-Din Abu´l Fath (from 1722 Abu´l-Mozaffar) Mohammad Shah Padshah-e Ghazi "Rawshan Akhtar" 1702 - 1748
1720, Oct 12 - 1720, Nov 19 Zahir ad-Din Abu´l Fath Mohammad Ebrahim Shah Padshah
(in rebellion)
**** - 1720
1748, Apr 29 - 1754, Jun 3 Mojahed ad-Din Abu´n Nasr Ahmad Shah Bahadur Padshah-e Ghazi 1725 - 1773
1754, Jun 3 - 1759, Nov 29 `Aziz ad-Din Abu´l-`Adl Mohammad Alamgir Padshah-e Ghazi 1699 -1759
1759, Dec 11 - 1759, Dec 25 Mohyi-e Millat (or Mohyi ad-Din) Shah Jahan Sani ebn Mohyi-e Sannat Mohammad  
1759, Dec 25 - 1788, Aug 1 Jalal ad-Din Abu´l Mozaffar Mohammad Shah `Alam Padshah "Ham-e Din" 1728 - 1806
1788, Aug 1 - 1788, Oct 1 Mohammad Bidarbakht ebn Ahmad Shah  
1788, Oct 16 - 1806, Nov 10 Jalal ad-Din Abu´l Mozaffar Mohammad Shah `Alam Padshah "Ham-e Din" 1728 - 1806
1806, Nov 18 - 1837, Sep 28 Mo`in ad-Din Abu´n Nasr Mohammad Akbar Padshah Saheb Qiran-e Sani 1759 - 1837
1837, Sep 29 - 1858, Mar 29 Seraj ad-Din Abu´l Mozaffar Mohammad Bahadur Shah Padshah 1775 - 1862
Mughal emperors
Babur 1526 – 1530
Humayun 1530 – 1540
1555 – 1556
Akbar 1556 – 1605
Jahangir 1605 – 1627
Shahryar (de facto) 1627 – 1628
Shah Jahan 1628 – 1658
Aurangzeb 1658 – 1707
Muhammad Azam Shah (titular) 1707
Bahadur Shah I 1707 – 1712
Jahandar Shah 1712 – 1713
Farrukhsiyar 1713 – 1719
Rafi ud-Darajat 1719
Shah Jahan II 1719
Muhammad Shah 1719 – 1748
Ahmad Shah Bahadur 1748 – 1754
Alamgir II 1754 – 1759
Shah Jahan III (titular) 1759 – 1760
Shah Alam II 1760 – 1806
Jahan Shah IV (titular) 1788
Akbar II 1806 – 1837
Bahadur Shah II 1837 – 1857
Top ten mughal monuments

10) FATEHPUR SIKRI

Fatehpur sikri is a city in Agra district in Uttar Pradesh.The city was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akbar and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585.The city contained some of the most beautiful buildings – both religious and secular which testify to the Emperor’s aim of achieving social, political and religious integration. The religious edifices at Fatehpur Sikri are the Jami Masjid and Salim Chisti’s Tomb.

9) SIKANDRA


Sikandra, located only 13 km. from the Agra Fort is the last resting place of the Mughal emperor Akbar.It is also called as “THE TOMB OF AKBAR THE GREAT”.Its construction was started by akbar and completed by his son Jahangir.Akbar himself planned his own tomb and selected a suitable site for it.This structure has a perfect blending of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, Jain themes. Sikandra was named after Sikandar lodi, the Delhi ruler.

8) AGRA FORT

Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, ______. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city.The structure was built by Akbar.Some important buildings inside Agra Fort are Moti masjid, Meena bazaar and Jahangiri mahal built for Jahangir and his family.

7) BULAND DARWAZA

A magnificent gateway was added by Akbar later in 1571-72 to commemorate his conquest of Gujarat. Built of red sand stone and marble it is said to be the “most perfect architectural achievement in the whole of ______”. An inscription on the gateway testifies to Akbar’s religious toleration.

6) HUMAYUN’S TOMB

It was built in 1565 A.D. fourteen years after the death of Humayun, by his senior widow Haji Begam.There are several graves of Mughal rulers located inside the walled enclosure and from here in 1857 A.D. ;it has also captured the last Mughal emperor
Bahadur Shah II.Planned by a Persian architect and constructed by ______ workers, it is a combination of both Persian and _____ styles of architecture. Entrance to the mausoleum is through two double storeyed gateways.

5) ITMAD-UD-DAULA’S TOMB

Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daula is a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra built on the bank of river Yamuna. Often described as a ” jewel box”, sometimes also called as the “Baby Taj”, the tomb of Itimad-ud-Daula is often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal.The mausoleum was commissioned by Nur Jahan, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg, originally a Persian Amir in exile. Mirza Ghiyas Beg was also the grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal.
4) RED FORT

The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperors of _____ for nearly 200 years, until 1857.The Red Fort was built as the fortified palace of Shahjahanabad, capital of the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648. The Red Fort is an iconic symbol of ________. On Independence Day, the _______ hoists the national flag at the main gate of the fort and delivers a nationally-broadcast speech from its ramparts.Some of the beautiful buildings inside the fort are the Diwan­-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, Moti Mahal, Hira Mahal and Rang Mahal.

3) JAMA MASJID

Jama Masjid literaly means the world’s reflecting mosque.It is is the principal mosque of old Delhi commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest and best-known mosque in ______.It was built between 1650-1656 A.D. The cost of this mosque at the time period of Shah Jahan was estimated to be about 1 million rupees.

2) QUTUB MINAR

Located in Delhi, t
he Qutub Minar is made of red sandstone and marble.Its Construction was started in 1192 by Qutb-ud-din Aibak and was carried on by his successor, Iltutmish. In 1368, Firoz Shah Tughlaq constructed the fifth and the last storey of the minar.This soaring conical tower is an equisite example of Indo-Islamic Afgan architecture and the verses from the holy Quran are carved on sandstone walls of Qutub Minar.

1) TAJ MAHAL
Taj Mahal
City: Agra, on the banks of river Yamuna
State: Uttar Pradesh
Distance from Delhi: 204 Km (approx)
Taj Mahal is called the “crown of palaces”.It was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.Built on the banks of the river Yamuna, it was started in 1632 A.D. and took 22 years to complete. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art in _______” and is one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage.Taj Mahal is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture that combines elements from Islamic, Persian, Turkish and ______ architectural styles.
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Last Updated: February 14, 2017