Amroha

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Amroha
City
Amroha railway station
Amroha railway station
Amroha is located in Uttar Pradesh
Amroha
Amroha
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Amroha is located in India
Amroha
Amroha
Amroha (India)
Coordinates: 28°54′15.95″N 78°28′3.10″E / 28.9044306°N 78.4675278°E / 28.9044306; 78.4675278Coordinates: 28°54′15.95″N 78°28′3.10″E / 28.9044306°N 78.4675278°E / 28.9044306; 78.4675278
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictAmroha
Elevation210 m (690 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total198,471
Language
 • OfficialHindi[3]
 • Additional officialUrdu[3]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
244221[4]
Telephone code05922
Vehicle registrationUP-23
Websitewww.jpnagar.in

Amroha is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is located north-west of Moradabad, near the Ganga River. It is the administrative headquarters of the Amroha district.

Geography[edit]

Amroha is located north-west of Moradabad, near the Sot (सोत) River. Being just 130 km away, Amroha's weather is very similar to Delhi. The city is divided into localities and blocks. The climate of the Amroha is similar to other districts of Western Uttar Pradesh situated at the base of Himalaya which becomes hot in summer and dry & cold in winter.

Demographics[edit]

Amroha is a city in Uttar Pradesh. As per the 2011 census, Amroha had a population of 198,471. Population of children within the age group of 0–6 is 28323 which is 14.27% of total population of Amroha (NPP). In Amroha Nagar Palika Parishad, the female sex ratio is of 925 against state average of 912. Moreover, child sex ratio in Amroha is around 950 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. The total number of literates in Amroha was 198,471, which constituted 53.5% of the population with male literacy of 57.2% and female literacy of 49.3%. The effective literacy rate of 7+ population of Amroha was 62.4%, of which male literacy rate was 66.7% and female literacy rate was 57.6%. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 12,039 and 14 respectively. Amroha had 33903 households in 2011.[2]

Economy[edit]

Amroha is known for its production of mangoes.[5] Some of the industries in Amroha include cotton & textiles, and small-scale production of cotton cloth, hand-loom weaving, pottery making, sugar milling and secondary ones are carpet manufacturing, wood handicrafts and dholak manufacturing.

Connectivity[edit]

UP SH-77 Joya

Amroha is well connected through Railways and Road with Indian capital New Delhi. Amroha railway station is situated on Delhi-Moradabad line and all passenger trains & most of the express trains stop here. Amroha railway station is on a line built by Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway, 868 miles from Kolkata. Amroha is about 5 km away from NH 24, a four-lane highway which connects New Delhi to Lucknow.

Landmark places[edit]

Syed Husain Sharaf-ud-din Shahvilayat
Scorpion on Palm at Amroha.
Azakhana wazeer un nisa

Amrohas has many tourist attractions. Vasudev Temple for Hindus and Dargah Shah Wilayat of Sufi saint Syed Husain Sharaf-ud-din Soharwardi Amrohi Syed are visited by people across the country. The Sufi Shah wilyata came to Amroha from Wasit, Iraq in 13th century. At his resting place, scorpions never sting. [6][7]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uttar Pradesh (India): State, Major Agglomerations & Cities – Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Census of India- Amroha". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  3. ^ a b "52nd Report of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Amroha Pin code". citypincode.in. Retrieved 21 March 2014.
  5. ^ "अमरोही आम की नायाब क़लमी क़िस्में". BBC. 7 August 2004. Retrieved 8 January 2021.
  6. ^ Unlock Pending Karma and Its Correction: Law of Karma through Astrology and Transformation through Mythology. Notion Press. 11 January 2021. ISBN 9781637453216.
  7. ^ Uttar Pradesh District Gazetteers: Moradabad. Government of Uttar Pradesh. 1968.
  8. ^ The Journal of Political Science. Department of Political Science, Government College. 1995. p. 126.

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