Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is a state in the Plains region of India. With around 200 million inhabitants, it is not just more populous than other states of India, but all other sub-national regions in the world.

Map of India showing Uttar Pradesh’s location

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Map of Uttar Pradesh

the central part of the state including the capital, Lucknow
between the Ganges and Yamuna rivers, in the western and southwestern part of the state
  Northern Bundelkhand
in the southwestern part of the state
in the southeastern part of the state
in the northern part of the state

Here are nine of the most notable cities.

  • 26.8465180.946681 Lucknow capital of Uttar Pradesh, also home to one of the IIM
  • 25.435881.846311 Allahabad holy place where the rivers Ganges, Yamuna & Saraswati meet
  • 26.882.21 Ayodhya known as the birthplace of the Hindu God Ram and Lord Rishabhdev, first Tirthankar of the Jains
  • 25.4484378.568461 Jhansi historical city of Northern Bundelkhand
  • 26.4499280.331871 Kanpur once known as the “Manchester of India”, now famous for its leather works and the IIT
  • 27.4924177.673671 Mathura known as the birthplace of Lord Krishna
  • 25.3761783.022711 Sarnath the site of the Buddha Sakyamuni’s first teaching after gaining enlightenment
  • 25.3176582.973911 Varanasi one of the holiest cities in India to Hindus, many temples are off-limits to non-Hindus, on the banks of the Ganges

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