Fatehgarh

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A pond of a village in Fatehgarh
Fatehgarh
Town
Fatehgarh is located in Uttar Pradesh
Fatehgarh
Fatehgarh
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
 • Type Municipal corporation
 • Body Nagar Palika
Area
 • Total 28.86 km2 (11.14 sq mi)
Elevation 138 m (453 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,682
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209601
Telephone code 05692
Vehicle registration UP 764
Sex ratio 842/1000 /

Fatehgarh is a cantonment town in Farrukhabad district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located on the south bank of the Ganges River. It is the administrative headquarters of Farrukhabad District. Fatehgarh derives its name from an old fort. It is a small city with no significant industrial activity. The Indian Army has a big establishment there in the form of The Rajput Regimental Center, 114 Infantry Battalion TA and The Sikh Light Infantry Center.

Demographics[edit]

As per provisional data of 2011 census, Farrukhabad-cum-Fategarh urban agglomeration had a population of 290,540, out of which males were 154,630 and females were 135,910. The literacy rate was 75.60 per cent.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Fatehgarh had a population of 14,682. Males constitute 60% of the population and females 40%. Fatehgarh has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 65%. In Fatehgarh, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Notable people[edit]

Mriganka Sur, neuroscientist

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  2. ^ "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.