Jahangirabad

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Jahangirabad
city
Jahangirabad is located in Uttar Pradesh
Jahangirabad
Jahangirabad
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°15′N 78°04′E / 28.25°N 78.06°E / 28.25; 78.06Coordinates: 28°15′N 78°04′E / 28.25°N 78.06°E / 28.25; 78.06
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Bulandshahr
Founded by jahangir
Elevation 68 m (223 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 59,858
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 203394

Jahangirabad is a town in Bulandshahr district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The town is named after emperor Jahangir, who is said to have stayed there for a couple of days.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Jahangirabad is located at 28°15′N 78°04′E / 28.25°N 78.06°E / 28.25; 78.06.[1] Jahangirabad is located in Distt Bulandshahr. Here are many temples and mosques, dargaahs in (city of Sankhni) such as Mughal Shia Jama Masjid, Betul Murad Hussainia, Babul Murad, Shah e Najaf, Babe Zehra near (Shabih Abbas Mirza house), & Karbala e Moalla. And in Jahangirabad, like Maa Binner Devi Mandir, Maa Pitambra Devi Mandir, Maa Dhaka Devi Mandir, Shree Radha Krishna Mandir, Balaji Mandir, Nannha Giri Mandir Sita Ram Baba Ashram, sayyed Bhure Shah Peer, Hajrat, Baba Befikar Shah and famous landmark “Daal khana”.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Jahangirabad had a population of 59,858. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jahangirabad has an average literacy rate of 51%, lower than the national average of 74.04[2011]: male literacy is 61%, and female literacy is 39%.

History[edit]

Jahangirabad has a historical background also. This is the place where Mugal emperor Jahangir used to go for hunting. That forest area is now called "Jahangirabad". There are some famous temples like Binner Devi, Pitambara devi, Dhaka devi. Also Jahangirabad is a holy place due to famous temple & Mosque, Dargaahs & holy river Ganga nearby.

From Jahangirabad Tilbugga is the famous sweet of the jahangirabad. Other famous things are iron equipments (Kadaai), quilt (lihaaf).

Education[edit]

There are Three Govt. Degree College & a Govt. polytechnic college, one degree college is for female and other is co-ed. The institute BBIET&RC lis ocated at bhaipur doraha. Jahangirabad's mandi is the biggest New mandi of its district. This Anaaj Mandi is one of the biggest mandi of "Gur" and "Dhan" of the state.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Jahangirabad
  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.