Sitapur

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Sitapur

सीतापुर
Sitapur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Sitapur
Sitapur
Location of Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh, India
Sitapur is located in India
Sitapur
Sitapur
Sitapur (India)
Coordinates: 27°34′N 80°40′E / 27.57°N 80.66°E / 27.57; 80.66Coordinates: 27°34′N 80°40′E / 27.57°N 80.66°E / 27.57; 80.66
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictSitapur
Established1937
Named forGoddess Sita
Elevation
(in meters)
138 m (453 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total177,351
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN CODE
261001
Vehicle registrationUP-34
Websitewww.sitapur.nic.in

Sitapur is a city and a municipal board in Sitapur district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is in the Lucknow Division. The town is located on the banks of river Sarayan, halfway between Lucknow and Shahjahanpur and is well connected to state capital Lucknow by the National Highway No. 24. In British India, it was spelled as Citapore and was a cantonment, garrisoned by a portion of a British regiment. The traditional origin for the name is said to be by the King Vikramāditya from Lord Ram's wife Sita.

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into 7 tehsils: Sitapur, Biswan, Mishrikh, Maholi, Laharpur, Mahmoodabad and Sidhauli. There are 19 blocks, 2 parliamentary constituencies (Sitapur, Mishrikh (SC)) and 9 assembly constituencies (sewta, Biswan, Mahmoodabad, Sidhauli (SC), Laharpur, Sitapur, Hargaon (SC), Mishrikh and Maholi). Total population of the district is 28.57 lakh and the area is 5743 km2. There are 2348 census villages and 1601 Gram Panchayats in the district.

Parks and picnic spots[edit]

Ilasia Park, Mahaveer Park, Sarojini Vatika are the main gardens of the city. Vaidehi Vatika, Shahid Capt. Manoj Pandey monument and Shaurya Stambh are important symbols.

  • Ilasiya Bal Vanodyan (Ilasia Park)
  • Mahaveer Udyan
  • Sarojini Vatika
  • Vaidehi Vatika
  • Cheeta Pasi ka Kila
  • Gandhi Park (Eye Hospital)
  • Nehru Park (Lohar Bagh)
  • Naimisharanya dham (chakrateerth) (Mishrikh-Tehsil)

Education[edit]

Colleges[edit]

  • Bhoopram Dharmeshwar Prasad Degree College, Sitapur 261001
  • Sacred Heart Institute of Management and Technology (SHIMT)
  • Sacred Heart Degree College (SHDC)
  • Deen Dayal Upadhayay Govt. Degree College
  • R.M.P. Post-graduate College
  • R.I.OF Ophthalmology
  • A N D Teacher's Training College
  • Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET)
  • Government Degree College

CBSE Affiliated Schools[edit]

  • Singhania Educational Institute
  • Study Well Public School
  • Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School
  • ONGC Community School
  • Delhi Public School
  • Lucknow Public School
  • Maharishi Vidya Mandir
  • Sumitra Modern School
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya
  • Sacred Heart Inter College
  • VidyaGyan School
  • Police Modern School 11Bn Pac
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Khairabad Sitapur(1).
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Sitapur(2)

ICSE Affiliated Schools[edit]

  • Don Bosco High School
  • Regency Public School
  • Senior's Radiant Academy

UP Affiliated Schools[edit]

  • P.N. Saigal Inter College, Kanwakhera, Sitapur
  • Anandi Devi Sarswati Vidya Mandir Sitapur
  • Dev Jyoti Public Convent School Ailiya sitapur
  • Government Girls Inter College(GGIC)
  • Government Inter College(GIC) sitapur
  • HKM Inter College SItapur
  • HKM Mahavidyalay (Sitapur)
  • Kamla shiksha Niketan Inter College
  • Manas vidya mandir (sitapur)
  • Pt. Tejram Saraswati Vidya Mandir (Aryanagar)
  • Raja Ragubar Dayal Inter College(RRD).
  • Saraswati Shishu Mandir Vivekanandpuri (Premnagar)
  • Umashankar Inter College Munderi Sitapur (Agriculture Stream)
  • Sainik Sanjeevani Public School, Lucknow-Delhi NH-24, Near Neri power sub-station, maholi-Sitapur.(SSPS)
  • Sumitra Public Inter College ( SPIC).
  • Krishak Samaj Inter College MAHOLI SITAPUR STATION ROAD MAHOLI
  • Guru Nanak Vidya Mandir Inter College JAhangirabad
  • Sundar lal Inter College, Haiderpur
  • Grace Modern School, Civil lines*

Other[edit]

  • Dev Navdisha Education And Welfare Society
  • Indian Institute of Paramedical, Management And Technology Sitapur
  • Regency Teachers Training College, Sitapur
  • Indraprasth Dynamics (Telescope manufacturing firm)

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Sitapur has 2 railway stations . Sitapur is well connected to lucknow ,lakhimpur Mailani,Bhurwal ,Gonda ,Gorakhpur & Shahjahanpur by broad gauge line, It also has a branch line b/w SITAPUR city and BALAMAU Jn.


The major railway station is Sitapur Junction railway station/STP. Super-Fast trains from Jalpaiguri to Amritsar stops here. Some express trains like JANASADHARAN EXPRESS, JANNAYAK EXPRESS ,AMRATSAR SARSHA , KARMABHOOMI EXPRESS and JANSEVA EXPRESS.Sitapur junction railway station/STP' provides rail connectivity to state capital Lucknnow, Khairabad awadh, sidhauli, atariya,kamlapur,Biswaan and Daliganj.

The other important station is Sitapur City Junction railway station/SPC. Couple of Express trains stops here. Passenger trains from Sitapur city passes through Unnao,Balamau & Shahjahanpur.

Sitapur also well conneted by NH24 FROM LUCKNOW TO DELHI UPSRTC ,AND UTTARAKHAND PARIVAHAN BUSES RUNS EVERY 15 MINUTE

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