Uttar Pradesh is bounded by Nepal on the North, Himachal Pradesh on the northwest, Madhya Pradesh on the south, Haryana on the west, Rajasthan on the southwest, and Bihar on the east.
Wheat, rice, sugar cane, apples, mango, pulses, oilseeds and potatoes are the main crops of Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh boasts of a growing service sector, which includes tourism, healthcare, information technology services, financial services and insurance.
Uttar Pradesh attracts a large number of tourists. The famousTaj Mahal of Agra is located in this state. It also hosts the world-famous 'Kumbh Mela'.
It has many state of the art hotels to cater to the lodging needs of visitors, both national and international.
Other important cities in Uttar Pradesh are prayagraj, Varanasi, Ayodhya and Mathura.
|Uttar Pradesh State Information|
|Date of formation||26. Jan. 1950|
|Chief Minister||Yogi Adityanath|
|Tourist attractions||Taj Mahal, Sangam, Varanasi|
|Festivals||Karva Chauth, Annakoot, Shitala Ashtami, Eid|
|Major dance and music forms||Kathak, Lucknow and Benares Gharanas of music|
|Arts and crafts||Chikankari or shadow-work embroidery; Baranasi brocades which include the zari, amru and abrawan; Sanjhi or the art of cutting paper stencils.|
|Size||240,928 sq. km|
|Population (Census 2011)||199,812,341|
|Rivers||Ganga, Yamuna, Gomti, Ghaghra, Ramganga, Betwa|
|Forests and wildlife sanctuaries||Dudhwa NP|
|State animal||Swamp Deer|
|State bird||Sarus crane|
|Major crops||Wheat, rice, pulses, Sugar Cane|
|Factoids||The ancient Dhamek Stupa marks the spot where Buddha gave his first sermon in Sarnath.|
|Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal for his dead wife Mumtaz Mahal; the tomb took 22 years to build|
|No. of District||75|
Divisions of Uttar Pradesh
|Prayagraj Division||Faizabad Division||Mirzapur Division|
|Agra Division||Basti Division||Kanpur Division|
|Bareilly Division||Jhansi Division||Saharanpur Division|
|Aligarh Division||Devipatan Division||Meerut Division|
|Chitrakoot Division||Lucknow Division||Varanasi Division|
|Azamgarh Division||Gorakhpur Division||Moradabad Division.|
Districts of Uttar Pradesh
Given below are the names of the 75 districts of the state:
|Firozabad||Sant Kabir Nagar||Jalaun||Hapur|
|Aligarh||Chitrakoot||Auraiya||Sant Ravidas Nagar|
|Pratapgarh||Ambedkar Nagar||Lakhimpur Kheri||Muzaffarnagar|
|Shahjahanpur||Kushinagar||Gautam Buddha Nagar|
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