Farrukhabad is situated between Lat. 26° 46' N & 27° 43' N and Long. 79° 7' E & 80° 2' E. The district is bounded by Badaun and Shahjahanpur on the north, Hardoi District on the east, Kannauj District on the south, and Etah and Mainpuri districts on the west. The Ganga River and Ramganga River are located to the east and the Kali River to the south.
|Nickname(s): Potato City|
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
|Founded by||Mohammad Khan|
|Named for||Mughal Emperor Farrukhsiyar|
|• MP||Mukesh Rajput|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Nearest city||Kanpur (130 KM)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Farrukhabad|
As of 2011 India census, Farrukhabad had a population of 275,754 along with Fatehgarh. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Farrukhabad has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 58%. In Farrukhabad-cum-Fatehgarh, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Sex ratio of Farrukhabad is 874 per 1000 male.
|Jhansi Mainpuri Kanpur|
Farrukhabad was a part of the Ganga Expressway, an ambitious project of Rs. 400 billion to provide high speed connectivity between the eastern and the western parts of the state. The city has a bus station belonging to the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport System.