Sikandrabad

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Sikandrabad

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Sikandrabad is located in Uttar Pradesh
Sikandrabad
Sikandrabad
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°26′58″N 77°41′39″E / 28.4495248°N 77.6941538°E / 28.4495248; 77.6941538Coordinates: 28°26′58″N 77°41′39″E / 28.4495248°N 77.6941538°E / 28.4495248; 77.6941538
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Bulandshahr
Population (2001)
 • Total 69,902
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 203205
Telephone code 05735
Vehicle registration UP-13
Website bulandshahar.nic.in

Sikandrabad is a city and a municipal board in Bulandshahr district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Sikandrabad had a population of 3,85,000. Men constitute 52% of the population and Women 48%. Sikandrabad has an average literacy rate of 50%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 58%, and female literacy is 49%. In Sikandrabad, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Sikandrabad is situated both side on G.T. road. It is about 50 km from the national capital, Delhi.

The city of sikandrabad is located in district Buland Shahr of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. It is situated on both side of GT road about 50 km south side of national capital Delhi. The district headquarters Buland Shahr is about 18 km from the city. Sikandrabad is well connected by roads and rails. Dankaur is the nearest railway station (6 km away) that serves Sikandrabad. Dadri, Gulaothi, Khair, Khurja, Jhajjar, Dankaur, Noida etc. are the other towns that have the direct road connectivity with the city. Sikandrabad is 6 km from greater noida.

PIN (Postal Index Number) of Sikandrabad is 203205. The STD code prefix is 05735. There are two post offices in the city. Speedpost is also available in the city.

The current population of Sikandrabad is around 200,000. The city has three post graduate colleges and a large number of other colleges and schools.

Indra saini is the Chairman of Sikandrabad.

History[edit]

Sikandrabad is a historical city which was built by Sikandar Lodhi in around 1498. Chishti and some other old monuments in the area can be seen. 445

Notable People[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. ^ "About us". Uday Foundation. Retrieved 23 July 2015.