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Uttar Pradesh

The State is situated in Northern part of India and is surrounded by Tibet & Nepal in the North, Madhya Pradesh in the South, Haryana, Delhi & Rajasthan in the West and Bihar in the East.

 

Capital Lucknow
Area 2, 94, 411 sq. km.
Population (According to 1991 Census) 13.91 crore
Male 7.40 crore
Female 6.51 crore
Rural Population 11.15 crore
Urban population 2.76 crore
Density of Population 473 (per sq. km.)
Decennial Growth Rate 25.48 per cent
Literacy 41.60 per cent
Male literacy 55.60 per cent
Female literacy 25.31 per cent
Females per 1000 Males 879
Divisions 19
Districts 83
Cities 753
Gram Panchayats 58, 605
Nagar Nigams 11
Nagarpalika Parishads 226
Nagar Panchyats 444
Tehsils 356
Development Blocks 901
Villages 1,23,950
Habitated Villages 1,12,539
Non-habitated Villages 11,102
Nyaya Panchayats 8,814
Families 22378 (thousand)
Residential Houses 2, 14, 07, 433
Main Rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Ramganga, Gomatiand Ghaghara
Crops Paddy, Wheat, Barley, Jwar, Bajra,Maize, Urad, Moong, Arhar, Gram.
Fruits Mango, Guava, Apple.
Main Minerals Limestone, Dolomite, Magnesite,Soapstone, Gypsum, Glass sand,Marble, Granite, Phosphorite,Bauxite,Non-plastic, Fireclay, etc.
Main Industries Cement, Vegetable oils, Textiles,Cotton yarn, Sugar, Jute, Glassware and Bangles.
Main Handicrafts Chikan work, Zari work, Wooden toys and fruniture, Terracotta toysand Brass work.
Main Tourist and Historical Places Bageshwar, Jageshwar,Ranikhet, Pauri, Chitrakut, Lucknow,Agra,etc.
Main Religious Places Kashi, Prayag, Ayodhya, Mathura,Hardwar, Badrinath, Kedarnath,Gangotri, Yamunotri, Naimisharanya,Shaktipeeth, Vindhyavasini DeviTemple, Devi Patan, Hemkund,Reeda-meeth Saheb, Deva Sharif etc.
Main Folklores Birha, Chaiti, Dhola, Kajari, Rasia, Alha,Puran Bhagat, Bhartrihari.
Main Folk dances Karma, Chanchali, Chapeli, Chholia,Pandav, Vadi-Vadin,Lang and Bhaila.
Universities 26
Polytechnics 89
AIR Stations 13
Degree Colleges 509
Women Polytechnics 13
Medical Colleges 9
Engineering Colleges 12
Television Centres 2
Constituencies of Lok Sabha 85
Members of Rajya Sabha 34
Members of Vidhan Sabha 426
Members of Vidhan Parishad 108

CLIMATE
Maximum Temperature during May-June 48C°
Minimum Temperature during January 0xC
Rainfall 26-54 mm