Manikpur, Uttar Pradesh

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Garhi Manikpur, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
माणिकपुर
Town Area
Garhi Manikpur, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh is located in Uttar Pradesh
Garhi Manikpur, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
Garhi Manikpur, Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
Located in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°55′59″N 81°58′59″E / 25.933°N 81.983°E / 25.933; 81.983Coordinates: 25°55′59″N 81°58′59″E / 25.933°N 81.983°E / 25.933; 81.983
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Pratapgarh
Government
 • Type Town Area, (Nagar Panchayat)
 • Chairman Ram Naresh Mourya
Elevation 178 m (584 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 14,850
Languages
 • Official Hindi,urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 230202
Telephone code 05341
Website http://www.garhimanikpur.in

Manikpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Pratapgarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Now the name of Manikpur town has been changed, new name is Garhi Manikpur, Manikpur has a very rich history. this town is called as "town of kings and saints". The name of kings inhabited by Manikpur are Alauddin Khilji, Jalaluddin Khilji, Balban, Raja Manikchand, Raja Tassuq Husain ( Father in Law of Nawab Wajid ALi Shah of Awadh). Manikpur also famous for mangoes.

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