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A city in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, Ghaziabad is referred to as the "Gateway of UP". It serves as an administrative headquarters of the district of the same name and is a part of the National Capital Region of Delhi. It is a planned industrial city, well-connected by roadways and railways and an education hub for western UP. The city was founded by the emperor Ghazi-ud-din in 1740 and was earlier named after him as Ghaziuddinnagar; however, the name was later changed to Ghaziabad.

It is located at a distance of about 19 km from Delhi and 46 km from Meerut. The geographical location of the city is latitude 280 40' North and longitude 770 25' East. The total area of Ghaziabad district is 1933.3 sq. km.

The city has been witnessing industrial growth since its inception. There are many manufacturing industries in the city such as industries for bicycles, glasswork, embroideries and paint to name a few. Bhushan Steels, Bharat Electronics Limited, Dabur and Rathi Alloys are some of the companies whose corporate houses are located in Ghaziabad. Recently, there has been a real estate boom in the city with the construction of many malls and skyscrapers. The development of the city can also be noted with the proposed extension of the Delhi Metro Rail to the city connecting it to the national capital.

There are also some notable education institutions in the city that include schools and colleges offering education in diverse fields such as humanities, science, engineering and management to name a few. Ghaziabad can be easily reached through road, rail and air and there are different attractions here, such as Gazi-ud-din's mausoleum, Bazar Gate, Dudheshwar Nath Mandir, Sai Upvan and Garhmukteshwar, as well as several restaurants and hotels.

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Ghaziabad Facts



City NameGhaziabad
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictGhaziabad
District HeadquartersGhaziabad
Tehsil/TalukGhaziabad
Ward80
ZoneVijay Nagar Zone, Mohan Nagar Zone, Vasundra Zone, City Zone, Kavinagar Zone
Lat Long28.668819, 77.452803
Area7,101 km2 (2,742 sq mi)
Population as per 20112,358,525
Official LanguagesHindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
STD Code0120
TransportAir, Road, Rail, Metro
Vehicle registrationUP 14
Food and CuisineVegetarian and non-vegetarian Dishes -Dum Bhindi, Kahi Pakoda, Kadhi, Shami Kabab (includes tangy green mango), Palak Paneer, Kakori Kabab (similar to Seekh Kabab), Pasanda Kabab (skewered boneless mutton), Pasanda Paneer, Samosa, Chaat, Kofta, Korma, Kachori, Pakora, Raita, Nihari, Gujia, Gulab Jamun, Kheer, Qulfi, Halwa, Sheer Qorma, Imarti, Petha, Jalebi, Chhena, Ras Malai, Kaju Katli, Laddu, Chaas, Lassi, Thandai etc.
ReligionHindu, Muslim
Festival Ram Navami, Naga Panchami, Janamastmi, Dasahra, Dipavali, Shivratri, Holi, Barawfat, Shab-e-Barat, Id-ul-Fitr and Muharram, Christmas, Gurus Nanak and Govind Singh Parv, Lorhi, Baishaki, Garhmukteshwar Ganga Fair etc.
MonumentsDasna Gate, Sihani Gate, Jawahar Gate, Nehru Vikas Minar etc.
Places of interest Thakurdwara Temple, Sabli Shiv Mandir, Chandi Mandir, Dudheshwar Nath Mandir, Pragati Maidan Crafts Museum, Kaseri Mound, Sai Upvan, Garhmukteshwar etc.
MarketsGandhi Nagar market, Crawford Market, Big Bazaar, The Opulent Mall, Pacific Mall, Sahibabad, East Delhi Mall, R.E.D Mall etc.
HospitalNarinder Mohan Hospital, Yashoda Hospital, Brij Medical Centre, Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital, Shanti Gopal Hospital, Columbia Asia Hospital, ESI Hospital etc.
HotelRadisson Blu Hotel, Lemon Tree Hotel, Hotel Krishna Sagar, Clark Inn Hotel, Hotel Tushar Elegant, Hotel Grand Tushar, Hotel Rousha Inn etc.
Industries Vishwakarma Industries, Allied Nippon Ltd, Samtel Color, Shriram Pistons, Unichem, Dabur, Rathi Ispat Limited, Crophealth Products Pvt. Ltd., International Tobacco Co Ltd, Bhushan Steel & Strip Limited, Himalaya Infosystems, Panthri Infotech, Hertz Controls India Pvt Ltd, Devco Engineering and Technologies Pvt Ltd, Eldorado Technologies Limited, etc.
University/CollegeABES Engineering College, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Krishna Institute of Engineering and Technology, Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology and Modinagar Institute of Technology etc.
Notable peopleDonald Crowhurst - British Businessman and Amateur Sailor.


Last Updated on : July 6, 2015




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