Uttar Pradesh is a state of India. Uttar Pradesh is located in northern India. It is the largest state of India followed by population. Capital of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow. Total population of Uttar Pradesh in 2013 is estimated to be 207,644,568. The population of Uttar Pradesh has an annual increase of 3 to 4 million people. Apart from this, the literacy rate in the state is 84 percent and sex ratio is 890. This present estimate of 207.6 million people in Uttar Pradesh is highest in India.
- Population: 199,812,341 = 20 Cr. (16.51% of Indian Population)
- Rural Population: 155,317,278 (77.73% of Uttar Preadesh)
- Urban Population: 44,495,063 (22.27% of Uttar Preadesh)
- Area: 240,928 km2 (93,023 sq mi)
- Density: 828/km2 (2,140/sq mi)
- Sex ratio: 912/1000 (female/male)
Capital Of Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow is situated on the banks of the Gomti River, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. It is the largest city of UP. With an area of 3244 sq. Km. This city is also the Lucknow district and the administrative headquarters of the division.
Rivers Of Uttar Pradesh
There are many rivers in UP . These are: Ganga, Indus, Sutlej, Yamuna, Narmada, Kaveri, Brahmaputra, Krishna, Chambal, Gandak, Kosi, Son, Betwa, Gomti, Ghaghra, Hugli (Hooghly), Damodar, Tungabhadra, Godavari, Mahi, Tapti, Chenab, Jhelum, Ravi, Beas, Sabarmati, Meghana, Padma, Ramganga, Alaknanda, Bhagirathi, Bhima, Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Penner (Penna), Indravati River, Bagmati River, Tawa, Hemavati, Ponnaiyar.
Tourist Places Of Uttar Pradesh
Major Attractions in Uttar Pradesh: Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Varanasi, Lucknow, Allahabad, Kanpur, Mathura, Vrindavan, Ayodhya, Jhansi, Sarnath, Kushinagar, Meerut, Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Noida, Gorakhpur, Muzaffarnagar, Bareilly, Hastinapur, Mirzapur,
Languages of Uttar Pradesh
Languages of Uttar Pradesh: Hindi, Urdu, Bhojpuri, Braj Bhasha, Awadhi, Bundeli language, Kannauji language, Sadhukadi.
Religions of Uttar Pradesh
Hinduism is the main religion in Uttar Pradesh, after which there is a majority of 80% people. Muslims constitute the second largest community with 18.4% of the population. The remaining population is Sikh, Buddhist, Christian, and Jain. Hindi is the official language spoken in Uttar Pradesh.
Districts of Uttar Pradesh
In Uttar Pradesh, there are 18 divisions, 75 districts, 822 blocks, 52021 panchayats and 107452 villages.
Districts of Uttar Pradesh: Agra, · Firozabad, · Mainpuri, · Mathura, · Aligarh, · Etah, · Hathras, · Kasganj, · Allahabad, · Fatehpur, · Kaushambi, · Pratapgarh, · Azamgarh, · Ballia, · Mau, · Budaun, · Bareilly, · Pilibhit, · Shahjahanpur, · Basti, · Sant Kabir Nagar, · Siddharthnagar, · Banda, · Chitrakoot, · Hamirpur, · Mahoba, · Bahraich, · Balarampur, · Gonda, · Shravasti, · Ambedkar Nagar, · Amethi, · Barabanki, · Faizabad, · Sultanpur, · Deoria, · Gorakhpur, · Kushinagar, · Maharajganj, · Jalaun, · Jhansi, · Lalitpur, · Auraiya, · Etawah, · Farrukhabad, · Kannauj, · Kanpur Dehat, · Kanpur Nagar, · Hardoi, · Lakhimpur Kheri, · Lucknow, · Raebareli, · Sitapur, · Unnao, · Bagpat, · Bulandshahr, · Gautam Buddha Nagar, · Ghaziabad, · Hapur, · Meerut, · Bhadohi district, · Mirzapur, · Sonbhadra, · Amroha, · Bijnor, · Moradabad, · Rampur, · Sambhal, · Muzaffarnagar, · Saharanpur, · Shamli, · Chandauli, · Ghazipur, · Jaunpur, · Varanasi.
Mandals of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is now divided into 75 (seventy-five percent) districts under 18 (eighteen) divisions. Districts are administered by District Magistrates, and the divisions are administered by the Divisional Commissioners. Districts are divided into administrative units like subdivisions and blocks, administered by SDO and BDO respectively. There is a three-tier structure of Panchayati Raj in the state. The nuclear unit is called Gram Panchayat, which is a Panchayat organization for the collection of villages. Block-level organizations are called Panchayat Samiti, and district-level organizations are given the name of Zilla Parishad.
Mandals Of UttarPradesh: Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Azamgarh, Bareilly, Basti, Chitrakoot, Gonda, Faizabad, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Mirzapur, Moradabad, Saharanpur, Varanasi.
Education and research in Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh State Government takes considerable time to improve the state of education within the state. Public apathy is a major scenario in Uttar Pradesh and it is reflected in the state’s education system. There are several major private schools and colleges, but the fees in these institutions are beyond the reach of the common people in Uttar Pradesh.
In recent times Uttar Pradesh has made remarkable progress in the field of education. 79.24% in literate males and 59.26% in Uttar Pradesh is possible because of the female literacy, as there are 8459 schools and 758 colleges in the state which provide higher education.
There are a total of 866,361 primary schools and 8,459 high schools in Uttar Pradesh. The UPA Government’s effort is to disseminate education to the remote areas of the state, especially the villages of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh has more number of schools affiliated to the Uttar Pradesh Medium Education Council, also known as Uttar Pradesh Board.
Education Board of Uttar Pradesh
UP Board is Educaton Board of India. Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh State Government has an autonomous test authority for the standard 10 examination of the headquarters in Allahabad and the standard 12 examination.