Meerut division

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Different districts of Meerut division
  Meerut
  Hapur

Meerut division is an administrative geographical unit of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Meerut is the administrative headquarters of the division.

Area[edit]

Currently, the division consists of the districts of Baghpat, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Gautam Buddh Nagar and Bulandshahr.

Coverage[edit]

It is that area of Western Uttar Pradesh which is part of National Capital Region (NCR). All the districts, major cities and towns in this division are part of the NCR region of Uttar Pradesh. Ghaziabad, Noida were first to added to NCR, later Meerut, Hapur, Muzaffarnagar, Bulandshahr and Baghpat were added. The region consists of nearly 37% of NCR area.

Education[edit]

Higher government educational institutions in Meerut division are Chaudhary Charan Singh University (Meerut), LLRM Medical College(Meerut) and Gautam Buddha University(Greater Noida).

Website[edit]

Division's official website is http://meerutdivision.nic.in/

Coordinates: 28°59′24″N 77°42′00″E / 28.9900°N 77.7000°E / 28.9900; 77.7000