|District||Gautam Buddha Nagar District|
|Elevation||216 m (709 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Dadri is a town city and a municipal board in Gautam Buddha Nagar District in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Dadri and surrounding areas of Dankaur, Sikandrabad was ruled by Gurjars of Bhati clan when Mughal power in Delhi started declining.
This small town received nationwide media coverage in 2015 due to a disturbing incident in form of 2015 Dadri mob lynching.Dadri Railway Station is a complex yard in North Central Railway spread over six kilometers on busiest route of Delhi-Howrah Section of Indian Railways and also having connectivity with National Thermal Power Corporation Power Plant and Container Depot.
Dadri is located at. It has an average elevation of 216 metres (709 ft).
Large swathes of Dadri have been classified as a wetland and is home to Blackbuck and Nilgai. It is also home to a significant population of migratory birds coming from as far as Siberia and Europe.
As of 2001[update] India census, Dadri had a population of 57,457. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Dadri has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80% and, female literacy is 68%. In Dadri, 18% of the population is under 5 years of age.
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- "The mobility in Train Operations on the busiest route of Delhi Howrah section of Indian Railway network gets a boost with the commissioning of Electronic Interlocking & massive Yard Remodeling commissioned at Dadri". pib.nic.in. Retrieved 2017-04-24.
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