Key Facts
Latitude : : 7° 40' N
Longitude : 80° 00' E
Area : 2,40,928 Square km.
Time Zone : 5:30 hours ahead with GMT
ISD Code : The series starts with +91
Population (As per census 2011 Provisional data) : 19,95,81,477
(a) Males : 10,45,96,415
(b) Females : 94,985,062

Total Literacy Rate

Overall : 69.72 percent
a)Male Literacy : 79.24 percent
b)Female Literacy : 59.26 percent

Other Info.

Capital : LUCKNOW
Language : Hindi , Urdu, English
High Court : Allahabad
Bench : Lucknow
Districts : 75
Cities Towns : 689
Development blocks : 820
Nagar Nigams : 12
Members of Lok Sabha from U.P. : 80
Members of Rajya Sabha from U.P. : 30
Members of U.P. Legislative Assembly : 404
Members of U.P. Legislative Council : 100
Crops : Paddy, Wheat, Barley, Millet, Maize, Urad (Black Gram), Moong (Green Gram) Arhar etc.
Fruits : Mango, Guava
Handicrafts : Chikan work, Embroidery, Furniture, Clay toys, Carpet Weaving, Silk, Bangles, Brassware work.
Main Industries : Cement, Vegetable Oil, Textiles, Cotton Yarn, Sugar, Jute, Locks, Carpet, Brassware, Glassware, Bangles and Marble Inlay etc.
Rivers : Ganga, Yamuna, Gomti, Ram Ganga, Ghagra, Betwa, Ken
Folk Dances : Charkula, Karma, Pandav, Pai-danda, Tharu, Dhobia, Raai, Shaira etc.
Places of Historical and Tourist Interest : Agra, Mathura-Vrindavan, Ayodhya, Varanasi, Allahabad, Buddhist Circuit (Kaushambi, Kapilvastu, Kushinagar, Sankisa, Shravasti, Sarnath), Chitrakoot, Lucknow, Jhansi, etc.
International Airport : Lucknow Varanasi

Emergency Numbers

Police : 100
Fire : 101
Ambulance : 102
Women Helpline : 1090

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Last Updated on : Monday, Jan 23 2017 3:13PM