Tundla

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Tundla
Town
Tundla is located in Uttar Pradesh
Tundla
Tundla
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°12′N 78°17′E / 27.2°N 78.28°E / 27.2; 78.28Coordinates: 27°12′N 78°17′E / 27.2°N 78.28°E / 27.2; 78.28
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Firozabad
Government
 • Body Municipal Corporation
Area
 • Total 5.325 km2 (2.056 sq mi)
Elevation 168 m (551 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 50,423
 • Density 9,500/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 283204

Tundla (Hindi: टून्डला) is a town and a municipal board in Firozabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located 24 km away from the city of Agra.

Location[edit]

Tundla is situated on NH2 which connects it to nearest major city of Agra, 24 km away, 17 km away from District Firozabad and 5 km away from Etmadpur. It also serves as a major railway junction in North Central Railway zone. Numerous trains ply from capital city New Delhi which is 210 km away.Tundla is very near to Taj Yamuna Expessway. Tundla is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular trains.Due to proximity to Agra and hence the borders of Uttar Pradesh with Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh states several inter-state bus services also serve the city.Intra-city transport typically consists of Rickshaws and 3-wheelers.

History[edit]

Tundla was a village (later a town) in tundla tahsil of firozabad district, United Province. In 1901 the population of Tundla was 3044. It was a major junction on the East Indian Railway. Tundla has a rich heritage of British rule. High walled British constructions, huge barracks, a Catholic church built in 1887, an old Jain temple, Kothis (Bungalows) of officers surrounded by sprawling lawns adorn Tundla as the main center of British administration. These old and beautiful British buildings have now been converted into railway quarters.

Demographics[edit]

The Tundla Nagar Palika Parishad has population of 50,423 of which 26,510 are males while 23,913 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 6154 which is 12.20% of total population of Tundla (NPP). In Tundla Nagar Palika Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 902 against state average of 912. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Tundla is around 871 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of Tundla city is 86.43% higher than state average of 67.68%. In Tundla, Male literacy is around 91.71% while female literacy rate is 80.61%.

Personalities[edit]

Tundla has had the honour to placate some of the famous people across India and the world. Some of them

include :

1)Raj Babbar - A famous MP and a past actor.

2)Sohan Singh - A Famous Sports Person

Religions in Tundla
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
84%
Muslims
  
15%
Jains
  
0.5%
Others†
  
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

References[edit]

Noth Central Railway College