Uttar Pradesh abbreviation U.P. (Hindi: उत्तर प्रदेश, Urdu: اتر پردیش‎, pronounced [ˈʊt̪t̪ər prəˈd̪eːʃ] ( listen), "Northren Province"), (umwhile Unitit Provinces; Hindi: यूनाईटेड प्रोविन्सेस, Urdu: یونائیٹڈ پروونس‎) is a state locatit in the northren pairt o Indie. Wi a population o ower 200 million fowk,[2] it is Indie's maist populous state, as well as the warld's maist populous sub-naitional entity. Gin it wis a naition in its awn richt, Uttar Pradesh wad be the warld's fift muckle maist kintra aheid o Brazil, a kintra thirty-five times lairger in territorial aurie than Uttar Pradesh.[3][4]

Uttar Pradesh

Official seal of Uttar Pradesh
Location o Uttar Pradesh in Indie
Location o Uttar Pradesh in Indie
Cairt o Uttar Pradesh
Cairt o Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates (Lucknow): 26°51′N 80°55′E / 26.85°N 80.91°E / 26.85; 80.91
Kintra Indie
RegionAwadh, Baghelkhand, Braj, Bundelkhand, Purvanchal, RohilKhand, Indo-Gangetic Plain
EstablishedModren: 1805 (as Cedit an Conquered Provinces) )
Lairgest ceetyKanpur
Lairgest Metropolitan RegionKanpur Metropolitan Region
Destricts75 total
 • BodiGovrenment o Indie, Govrenment o Uttar Pradesh
 • GovrenorBanwari Lal Joshi
 • Chief MeenisterKumari Mayawati (BSP)
 • LegislatureBicameral (404 + 108 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency80
 • Heich CoortAllahabad Heich Coort
 • Total243286 km2 (93,933 sq mi)
Area rank5t
 • Total200,000,000
 • Rank1st
 • Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Uttarpradeshi, UPite, UPian, North Indie, Uttar Bhartiya
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP XX XXXX
HDIIncrease 0.490 (medium)
HDI rank32th (2005)
Literacy69.72% (29t)
79.24% (male)
59.26% (female)
Offeecial leidHindi, Urdu

Admeenistrative diveesions an destricts (as in 2010) eedit

The state o Uttar Pradesh consists o seiventy five destricts, whilk are groupit intae aichteen diveesions:- Agra diveesion, Aligarh diveesion, Allahabad diveesion, Azamgarh diveesion, Bareilly diveesion, Basti diveesion, Chitrakoot diveesion, Devipatan diveesion, Faizabad diveesion, Gorakhpur diveesion, Jhansi diveesion, Kanpur diveesion, Lucknow diveesion, Meerut diveesion, Mirzapur diveesion, Moradabad diveesion, Saharanpur diveesion an Varanasi diveesion.

Municipal corporations

Follaein are Municipal Corporations (Nagar Nigam) in UP:

  1. Agra
  2. Aligarh
  3. Allahabad
  4. Bareilly
  5. Ghaziabad
  6. Gorakhpur
  7. Jhansi
  8. Kanpur
  9. Lucknow
  10. Meerut
  11. Moradabad
  12. Saharanpur
  13. Varanasi
Special status
  1. Noida
Lairgest urban aurie - 2011 census
  1. Kanpur (4,901,474)
  2. Lucknow (4,320,067)

Figures based on the census 2011 ([1])

Ceeties unner JNNURM
  1. Kanpur
  2. Lucknow
  3. Allahabad
  4. Varanasi
  5. Agra
  6. Meerut
  7. Mathura

References eedit

  1. "census of India". Census of India 2001. Government of India. 27 Mey 2002. Retrieved 14 Apryle 2007.
  2. a b "Population estimate". geoHive.com. 1 Julie 2008. Retrieved 15 August 2008.
  3. "Census 2011, India: provisional totals". Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  4. "CENSUS 2011: PROVISIONAL POPULATION TOTALS, a Government of India publication" (PDF). The Hindu: a national newspaper in India. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 17 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 1 Februar 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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