Sitapur

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This article is about the municipality in Uttar Pradesh, India. For its namesake district, see Sitapur district.
For other places with the same name, see Sitapur (disambiguation).
Sitapur
सीतापुर
Citapore
City
Sitapur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Sitapur
Sitapur
Location of Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh, 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
State Uttar Pradesh
District Sitapur
Established 1937
Named for Goddess Sita
Area
 • Total 5,743 km2 (2,217 sq mi)
Area rank 4
Elevation(in meters) 138 m (453 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,483,992
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Urdu & Awadhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN CODE 261001
Vehicle registration UP-34
Website www.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 six tehsils: Sitapur, Biswan, Mishrikh, Laharpur, Mahmoodabad and Sidhauli. There are 19 blocks, two parliamentary constituencies (Sitapur, Mishrikh (SC)) and nine 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 1329 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 (Tikunia park)
  • Sarojini Vatika
  • Vaidehi Vatika
  • Cheeta Pasi ka Kila
  • Gandhi Park (near Eye Hospital)
  • Nehru Park (ear Lohar Bagh)

School and college[edit]

  • Sacred Heart
  • Regency Teachers Training College, Sitapur
  • Regency Public School, Sitapur
  • RMP Mahavidyalay(Sitapur)
  • HKM Mahavidyalay (Sitapur)
  • GGIC
  • GIC sitapur
  • Dev Jyoti Public Convent School Ailiya sitapur
  • Kamla shiksha Niketan Inter College
  • Anandi Devi Sarswati vidya mandir sitapur
  • Dev Navdisha Education And Welfare Society
  • HKM Inter College SItapur
  • Indian Institute of Paramedical, Management And Technology Sitapur
  • Sumitra Inter College
  • Saraswati Shishu Mandir Vivekanandpuri (Premnagar)
  • Pt Tejram Saraswati Vidhya Mandir (Aryanagar)
  • Raja Ragubar Dayal Inter College.

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