Fatehabad, Uttar Pradesh

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Fatehabad, Agra
Fatehabad
city
Fatehabad, Agra is located in Uttar Pradesh
Fatehabad, Agra
Fatehabad, Agra
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°06′N 78°11′E / 27.1°N 78.19°E / 27.1; 78.19Coordinates: 27°06′N 78°11′E / 27.1°N 78.19°E / 27.1; 78.19
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Agra
Elevation 162 m (531 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 23,278
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 283 111
Telephone code 91 5612
Vehicle registration UP80

Fatehabad (Hindi: फतेहाबाद) is a city in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is nearly 35 km south-east of Agra in the direction of Bah.

History[edit]

Fatehabad was founded by the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb after his victory over his brother Dara Shikoh on 29 May 1658.[1][2] Aurangzeb's Badshahi Bagh is located around 3 km away from Fatehabad. Later, Fatehabad was the stable of Maratha king Daulatrao Scindia (1794–1827) who ruled over Gwalior. The historical name of the city is Samugarh.[3]

Geography[edit]

Fatehabad is located at 27°06′N 78°11′E / 27.1°N 78.19°E / 27.1; 78.19.[4] It has an average elevation of 162 metres (534 feet). Village: Mohanpur is adjacent to Fatehabad about 500 meters towards north on Yamuna road. It is located on SH-2 as well as SH-62. The key features of the city are it have a bypass road and a well maintained road system.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2000 India census,[5] Fatehabad had a population of 19,318. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Fatehabad has an average literacy rate (adult) of 61.72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 70.87% of the males and 50.93% of females literate. A good 16.8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

The major crops grown in the area are : Wheat, Maize, Potato, Tomato, Onion, Carrot, Louki, Karela, Tinda, Parwal, Mung, Urad, Chana, Rajma and Mustard.The is resided with big industrialist, builders and eminent political persons of uttar pradesh government. Currently it is a very fast developing city.

Industries[edit]

The major industries which are situated in Fatehabad are:

  1. HariVilas OmPrakash Chemical Fertilizers.
  2. Pengoria Oil Mill.
  3. H.R. Traders
  4. Urmila Oil Industries.
  5. Vodafone cp shri nirmal comm.
  6. om brick field.
  7. DaujiHP Filling Centre.
  8. Sisodia Cold Storage.
  9. Mr.keshav singh Rana advocates Fatehabad

10.Shri maha Laxmi Food Products Fateha bad Agra

Schools and colleges[edit]

  1. S.S.L (Shri Shankar Lal) Convent School, the best school in fatehabad located at sarangpur road.
  2. Ratan Devi Convent School
  3. Saraswati Gyan Mandir (Co-Education)
  4. Janta Inter College - Boys College
  5. Bhagwan Devi Kanya Inter College - For Girls
  6. Rajkeey Maha Vidhyalay (D.B.R.A.U. AGRA)
  7. Shanti Niketan Vidhya Mandir, Hanuman Nagar
  8. Saraswati Vidya Mandir, PITAVALI POKHAR
  9. Mtek computer institute, Purani Galla MAndi
  10. Usha Devi convent school, purani state bank, purani galla mandi
  11. Taxila vidyapeeth school fatehabad agra
  12. Tech world computer institute, near ghandhi chock choraha
  13. Kanya Inter College, near Bag Colony, Fatehabad Agra
  14. Gopinath School, Jamuna Gali, Fatehabad Agra
  15. Usha Devi convent school, purani state bank, purani galla mandi, fatehabad
  16. B.D.M girls degree college, fatehabad Agra (affiliated to D.B.R.A.U. Agra)

18. H.D Public school gadi savaray fateha bad agra 19. NICT Computer Centre Fatehabad Agra

References[edit]

NICT Computer Center bag Colony Fatehabad agra