Uttar Pradesh Geography and History


Geography and history of Uttar Pradesh gives a wide scope for the people inclined towards learning the ethnic background of the state. Geography and history has been the vital source information about the culture and traditions prevalent in Uttar Pradesh.
This bewitching terrain has seen a glorious past with the accession of many different kings and dynasties. Thus, the geography and history of Uttar Pradesh has lots in store!

Talking about the historical aspect of the geography and history of Uttar Pradesh, we can touch up on the following points:
  • The history of Uttar Pradesh dates back to the period when 'Dasas' occupied Uttar Pradesh.
  • In 2000 BC the Aryans came and laid the foundation of a Hindu civilization.
  • Then emerged the Panchala kingdom.
  • Subsequently followed Vatsas, Kosis, Hosalas, Videhs, etc.
  • The Mauryas followed next in the line of accession.
  • Then came the Kushanas, who remained in power till 320 AD.
  • But the Kushanas were overthrown by Guptas, who themselves got replaced by Harshavardhana.
  • Soon after, Uttar Pradesh saw a succession of the Afghan rulers, Mughals, Rajputs, Marathas and ultimately the British.
Thus, as it is evident, the geography and history of Uttar Pradesh provides a wide range of information about the topography, rivers, forest, climate, and its cultural heritage. In fact, the geography and history is the mirror which reflects the flesh of Uttar Pradesh!



Last Updated on 02/15/2013









     


     

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