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Kakrala is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°53′32″N 79°11′43″E / 27.89222°N 79.19528°E / 27.89222; 79.19528Coordinates: 27°53′32″N 79°11′43″E / 27.89222°N 79.19528°E / 27.89222; 79.19528
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Badaun
 • Chairman of Municipal Board Mehboob Saqlaini
 • Total 39 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 104,076
 • Density 2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
 • Official English, Urdu, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 243637
Vehicle registration UP24

Kakrala is a city and municipal board in Badaun district in India state of Uttar Pradesh.It is located to the East Side from ditrict Headquarter. The distance of Kakrala from Badaun is 12 K.M. , and from Bareilly is 55 K.M. Ziarat Shareef (Urdu: زیارت‎) is a famous landmark in Kakrala. Ziarat Shareef is a mosque with a madrasah khāṣah (Arabic: مدرسة خاصة‎; English: private school) in the Kakrala District Budaun of Uttar Pradesh.The building was designed by Hazrat Shah Saqlain Miyan. Madarsa also contains the Khatoli Shareef of Hazrat Shah Dargahi Miyan. People from across the country come to visit the Khatoli Shareef. This visit is called the ziyarat,hence the name of this building,Ziarat Shareef is also the Centre of Saqlaini Khanqah. This madrasah is the oldest in Kakrala City. The main objective of the institution is to impart education to under-privileged students. This madrasah provides Islamic as well as modern education to the students, who come from across northern India to pursue an Islamic education. Ziarat Shareef is also considered one of the largest mosque in India.


As per the verbal and folk stories, Kakrala was covered with dense forest in 1650 A.D. The place is founded during the reign of Mughal Empeor Jahangir. The mass level immigration took place at that time from the Hanumangarh (erstwhile Bhatner) Rajasthan. Most of them were Rajputs. Kakrala was founded approximately 450 years ago. Now, it has more than one lakh population.The town is remarkable example of Communal Harmony. This town is very prosperous, on the basis of Education as well as in business also.


Kakrala is located at 27°53′32″N 79°11′43″E / 27.89222°N 79.19528°E / 27.89222; 79.19528.[1] This place is situated in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh, India, its geographical coordinates are 27° 54' 0" North, 79° 12' 0" East and its original name (with diacritics) is Kakrāla. The Climate of this town is optimum as usual the other places of Uttar Pradesh. During the Winter the average temperature is 25, and in Summer is goes up to


The land in Kakrala town is very fertile. This town falls under the Tropical area. The land is famous for the Guavas(Psidium guajava) production. Alluvial soil of this town also produced Sugar cane,Wheat, and other agro-products at large scale.


As of 2011 India census,[2] Kakrala had a population of 104,000. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kakrala has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 71%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 67%. In Kakrala, 20% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Famous mosques[edit]

There are more than 25 mosques in Kakrala, some of notable are as below-

  • Al-Bilal masjid(Cemetery mosque)
  • Al-Shaikh masjid
  • Jama masjid
  • Ziyarat Shareef
  • Masjid Kale Khan (Darsgah Islami)
  • Masjid Chand Khan
  • Masjid jamia Islamia
  • Masjid Ghausia
  • Masjid Taad waali
  • Nai Masjid
  • Matka masjid
  • shakurabad masjid
  • saqlani masjid
  • South kakrala masjid
  • Faleh e Aam masjid
  • Mumtaz nager masjid
  • City Hospital masjid
  • Gedan khan masjid
  • Eidgah road masjid
  • AL-madina masjid
  • Nagla masjid
  • Sayed Ibraheem shah baba masjid
  • noorani masjid

Educational institute in Kakrala[edit]

Degree Colleges :

  • Muslim Degree college

Inter Colleges:

  • Falah -e- Aam Islamic Inter College
  • Municipal Inter college
  • AL Barkat inter college
  • Science inter college
  • Haji Asghar Islamic inter college
  • Rajput inter college
  • Jamiatul Hasnaat girls inter college


  • Hira Islamic School
  • Miftah Ul uloom Islamic school
  • Darsgah Islamic school
  • Jamia Bashiriya
  • Madrasa Ashraf Ul Uloom
  • Hindustan Modern Public School
  • zikara Islamic school
  • Madrsa Sir Sayyad Islamic School
  • Jamia Islamiya school Kakrala
  • Madarsa Qamrul Uloom Islamia
  • Madarsa Shamima Khatoon Inter college