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
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictFirozabad
Government
 • BodyMunicipal Corporation
Area
 • Total5.325 km2 (2.056 sq mi)
Elevation
168 m (551 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total50,423
 • Density9,500/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
283204

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

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 is a town in tundla tahsil of firozabad district, Uttar Pradesh. 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.

Educational Institutions[edit]

  • Christ The King Inter College, Tundla
  • Government Girls Inter College, Tundla
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya Hazaratpur, Tundla
  • Kids corner happy sr. sec. school, Tundla
  • NCR Inter College, Tundla
  • R.D.S Education Institutes, Tundla
  • R.D.S. School, Tundla
  • M.s Senior Secondary school,Tundla
  • Th. Biri Singh Degree College, Tundla
  • Th. Biri Singh Inter College, Tundla
  • Tiny Tots Inter College,Tundla
  • SSP School Tel Mill Road Tundla
  • Shiv Prasad Degree College Tundla

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%.

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