Farrukhabad

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Farrukhabad
फ़र्रूख़ाबाद
فرخ آباد
city
Nickname(s): Potato City
Farrukhabad is located in Uttar Pradesh
Farrukhabad
Farrukhabad
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°22′N 79°38′E / 27.37°N 79.63°E / 27.37; 79.63Coordinates: 27°22′N 79°38′E / 27.37°N 79.63°E / 27.37; 79.63
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Farrukhabad
Government
 • MP Mukesh Rajput
Population (2011)
 • Total 275,754
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209625
Telephone code 05692
Vehicle registration UP 76
Nearest city Kanpur (130 KM)
Literacy 72%
Lok Sabha constituency Farrukhabad
Website farrukhabad.nic.in

Farrukhabad is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India.

Farrukhabad is situated between Lat. 26° 46' N & 27° 43' N and Long. 79° 7' E & 80° 2' E. The district is bounded by Badaun and Shahjahanpur on the north, Hardoi District on the east, Kannauj District on the south, and Etah and Mainpuri districts on the west. The Ganges River and Ramganga River are located to the east and the Kali River to the south.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Farrukhabad had a population of 275,754 along with Fatehgarh. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Farrukhabad has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 58%. In Farrukhabad-cum-Fatehgarh, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Sex ratio of Farrukhabad is 874 per 1000 male. Farrukhabad is dominated by the people of Yadav (Ahir) caste.[2]

Transportation[edit]

Railways[edit]

  • Farrukhabad Station
  • Fatehgarh Station
  • Kamalganj Station
  • Yaqutganj Station
  • Harsinghpur Goba Station
Jhansi Mainpuri Kanpur
Towards Hawra
Lucknow
Kanpur
Farrukhabad
Shikohabad Line Connecting to Mainpuri
Mainpuri Jn.
Karhal
Etawah Jn.
Shikohabad Line Connecting to Etawah
Bhind
Gwalior
Jhansi Line Connecting to Etawah

Roadways[edit]

Farrukhabad is a part of Ganga Expressway, ambitious project worth of 40,000 crores to provide high speed connectivity between eastern and western parts of the state.[3] The city has a bus station belonging to State Road Transport System.

Airways[edit]

Farrukhabad has an airstrip at Mohammadabad so that in case of any natural calamity it can be reached easily by small aircraft and helicopters.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ "Lok Sabha polls: the caste constituency". The Indian Express. 29 April 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.indiantollways.com/tag/expressway/page/2/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)