Amroha district

Amroha district is one of the 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.[2] Amroha town is the district headquarters. According to the Government of India, the district is one of the Minority Concentrated Districts on the basis of the 2001 census data on population, socio-economic indicators and basic amenities indicators.[3]

The district is bounded on the north by Bijnor District, on the east and southeast by Moradabad District, on the south by Badaun District, and on the west by the River Ganges, across which lie the Bulandshahr, Hapur, and Meerut districts. State Highways 72 and 73 penetrate the city and act as major routes.

Amroha district
Location of Amroha district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Amroha district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
Administrative divisionMoradabad
HeadquartersAmroha
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesAmroha
Area
 • Total2,321 km2 (896 sq mi)
Population
(2001)
 • Total1,499,193
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
 • Urban
56%
Demographics
 • Literacy50.21 per cent[1]
Average annual precipitation1,120 mm
WebsiteOfficial website

History

The Battle of Amroha was fought between the Mongols and Alauddin Khilji on 20 December 1305. Alauddin won the battle. Later, the territory occupied by the present district was part of the Sambhal sarkar of Delhi subah under the Mughal empire. Later it came under the control of Awadh. In 1801, the administration of this territory was ceded to the British East India Company by the Nawab of Awadh. Its last ruling Nawab Sheikh Anwar ul Haq. On 24 April 1997, this district was carved out by separating Amroha, Dhanora and Hasanpur tehsils of the erstwhile Moradabad district. In 2012, this district was renamed from Jyotiba Phule Nagar district to Amroha district.[2] Amroha has produced many gems in varied find of sports ,education, engineering, business , technology , industries and lot more. Mohammad Shami ,a famous cricketer, Khusboo Mirza who has been the part of mahalyaan mission , Devdutt Singh who has made Amroha visible in the field of education topped the mandal in 2005.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census 'Amroha District' has a population of 1,838,771,[5] roughly equal to the nation of Kosovo[6] or the US state of Nebraska.[7] This gives it a ranking of 258th in India (out of a total of 640).[5] The district has a population density of 818 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,120/sq mi).[5] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.66%.[5] Amroha has a sex ratio of 907 females for every 1,000 males,[5] and a literacy rate of 65.7%.[5]

Media

Amroha has several active media groups which continuously give the populace Hindi news updates on Amroha:

References

  1. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 2010-10-10.
  2. ^ a b "Important Cabinet Decisions". Lucknow: Information and Public Relations Department. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Press Information Bureau English Releases". Pib.nic.in. Retrieved 2012-06-13.
  4. ^ "Amroha Religion Census 2011". Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  6. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Kosovo 1,825,632 July 2011 est.
  7. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Nebraska 1,826,341
  8. ^ "Hindi Newspapers". Amar Ujala. Retrieved 13 July 2016.

External links

Coordinates: 28°54′00″N 78°28′12″E / 28.90000°N 78.47000°E

Rickard, J (7 April 2010), Battle of Amroha, 20 December 1305, historyofwar.org

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Amroha

Amroha is a city in north-western Uttar Pradesh state in northern India, located north-west of Moradabad, near the Sot River. It is the administrative headquarters of the Amroha district.

Amroha (Assembly constituency)

Amroha Assembly Constituency is a constituency of the Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh.

Amroha railway station

Amroha railway station is a main railway station in Amroha district, Uttar Pradesh. Its code is AMRO. It serves Amroha city. The station consists of three platforms. The platforms are not well sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.The station is situated on the Delhi-Moradabad line by Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway and all passenger trains and most of the express trains stop here.

Bachhraon

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Bulandshahr district

Bulandshahr district (also spelled Bulandshahar) is a district in the Meerut region in the North India state of Uttar Pradesh located between 28.4° and 28.0° north latitudes and between 77.0° and 78.0° east longitudes. Bulandshahr is the district headquarters. It is part of National Capital Region of India.

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Dhanaura

Dhanaura (or Mandi Dhanaura) is a city and a municipal board (nagar palika parishad) in Amroha district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Dhanaura is also known as Mandi Dhanaura, its native name.

Dhanaura (Assembly constituency)

Dhanaura is a constituency of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly covering the city of Dhanaura in the Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Dhanaura is one of five assembly constituencies in the Amroha (Lok Sabha constituency). Since 2008, this assembly constituency is numbered 39 amongst 403 constituencies.

Currently this seat belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Rajeev Kumar who won in last Assembly election of 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Elections defeating Samajwadi Party candidate Jagram Singh by a margin of 38,229 votes.

Gajraula

Gajraula is a city and municipal board in Amroha district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Gajraula is block headquarter of gajraula block also.It is located on NH 9 a 4-lane highway connecting Uttarakhand and cities such as Bareilly and Lucknow via Delhi. It is an important industrial city of uttar pradesh with some named multinationals like Jubliant Life Sciences, Israeli Pharma Teva API etc and important higher educational institutions like Sri Venkateshwara University and other important engineering colleges there. The surrounding major cities are Moradabad, Meerut, Bulandsahar, Hapur and Delhi NCR.

Hasanpur

Template:The very famous personality of Hasanpur Mr.SIDDHANT GARG

Hasanpur is a city and a municipal board in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh, India.

it is located on state highway 51 ,joining the gajraula to sambhal and badayun.

Hasanpur (Assembly constituency)

Hasanpur Assembly Constituency is a constituency of the Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh.

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Naugawan Sadat (Assembly constituency)

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Shri Venkateshwara University

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Ujhari

Ujhari is a town and a nagar panchayat in Amroha district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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