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Aligarh

District Aligarh at a Glance
Geographical Area (1991) 3700.4 Sq. Km.
Population ( In '000 1991 )
Total 2449.60
Male 1327.74
Female 1121.86
Rural 1810.29
Urban 639.30
Scheduled Caste 531.00
Scheduled Tribe 000.13
Literacy
Total 869.99
Male 633.71
Female 236.27
Administrative Set up ( 2002 )
Tehsiles 05
Blocks 12
Nyay Panchayats 122
Gram Sabha 853
Villages
Habitate 1184
Non-habitate 28
Nagar & Nagar Samuh 13
Nagar Nigam 1
Nagar Palika Parishad 2
Nagar Panchayat 9
Police Stations
Rural 13
Urban 13
Bus Station/Stop 188
Railway Station (With Halt) 11
Post Offices
Urban 46
Rural 320
Telegraph Office 9
Telephone Connection 19536
Banks
Commercial Bank 90
Gramin Bank 60
Cooperative Bank 14
Fair Price Shop 912
Education
Junir Basic School 1661
Senior Basic School 483
Senior Secondary School 219
Degree College 08
University 01
I.T.I. 02
Polytechnic 01
Medical
Alopathic 19
Ayurvedic 22
Homeopathic 12
Unani 04
P.H.C. 58
Special Hospital T.B. 01
Distance from Aligarh to :
Agartala 2456 Gurgaon 161 Panaji 1792
Agra 83 Guwahati 1776 Paradwip 1530
Ahmedabad 972 Gwalior 201 Pathankot 607
Aizawl 2242 Haldia 1356 Patna 832
Ajmer 446 Hassan 2010 Pondicherry 2237
Akola 1038 Hissar 295 Porbandar 1366
Allahabad 472 Hubli 1717 Pune 1297
Ambala 323 Hyderabad 1379 Purulia 1063
Amritsar 578 Imphal 2260 Raipur 1170
Asansol 1051 Indore 687 Rajkot 1188
Aurangabad 1089 Jabalpur 694 Rameswaram 2542
Bakhtiyarpur 880 Jaipur 315 Ranchi 1006
Bangalore 1941 Jaisalmer 885 Ranippettai 2160
Barauni 943 Jalandhar 495 Raurkela 1228
Barddhaman 1154 Jammu 715 Rohtak 202
Bareilly 167 Jamnagar 1274 Sagar 502
Belgaum 1633 Jamshedpur 1138 Saharanpur 250
Bellary 1746 Jhansi 304 Salem 2144
Bhagalpur 1067 Jodhpur 646 Sambalpur 1432
Bhavnagar 1159 Jorhat 2079 Shahjahanpur 242
Bhopal 624 Kakinada 1728 Siliguri 1301
Bhubaneshwar 1625 Kandla 1153 Shillong 1876
Bikaner 626 Kanniyakumari 2622 Shimla 483
Bilaspur 1179 Kanpur 277 Shivpuri 313
Calcutta 1273 Kochi 2474 Silchar 2102
Chandigarh 629 Kohima 2115 Solapur 1413
Chennai 1975 Kolhapur 1530 Srinagar 1007
Chittardurga 1874 Kota 536 Surat 1152
Coimbatore 2281 Kozhikode 2296 Thane 1237
Cuttack 1600 Krishnagiri 1666 Thanjavur 2342
Dehra Dun 298 Kurnool 1589 Thiruvananthapuram 2694
Delhi 131 Lucknow 369 Thrissur 2395
Dhanbad 1005 Ludhiana 436 Tiruchchirappalli 2275
Dhule 946 Madurai 2387 Tirunelveli 2541
Dibrugarh 2215 Mangalore 2170 Tirupati 1942
Dimapur 2050 Meerut 128 Tuticorin 2522
Dindigul 2321 Moradabad 184 Udaipur 720
Durgapur 1091 Motihari 837 Ujjain 656
Ganganagar 558 Mumbai 1280 Ulhasnagar 1235
Gangtok 1415 Muzaffarnagar 179 Vadodara 1010
Gayav 847 Muzaffarpur 921 Varanasi 597
Ghaziabad 112 Mysore 2080 Vijayawada 1646
Ghazipur 669 Nagpur 892 Vishakhapatnam 1760
Gorakhpur 635 Nanded 1270 Warangal 1342
Gulbarga 1571 Nashik 1095    
Guntur 1678 Nellore 1902    

District Ambedkar Nagar


Headquarter of district Ambedkar Nagar is Akbarpur. Saryu is the main river of this district which is situated at the north border of the district. Tanda, Jahangir Ganj, Ram Nagar and Baskhari blocks are situated at this river and these blocks are fully utilizing the water resourse of the river. Main Lakes Devhat and Hanswar lakes are situated in Baskhari block and Darvan in Katehari block. From these lakes most of the area is being irrigated as a result which yields maximum crops productivity in the district. Approximately 91% population of the district live in villages whose main occupation is Farming. One of the Tehsil of the district is Tanda which is situated at 20 km from Akbarpur and is an industrial area of Powerloom. The product is known as Tanda Terikat and is exported to all over India. National Thermal Power Corporation is situated at Tanda Faizabad Road, which is approx. 8 km far from Tanda where all units are working and power generation is being done.

Places of Interest

Sangam place of Madha and Visui rivers is 8 km far from district Headquarter. It is believed that at this place Shravan Kumar was killed by King Dashrath, which is now known as Shravan Kshetra. Here every year on Magh Purnima a Fair is organised in which a large number of tourists from all parts of the country come into this fair. There is a place named Sihmai Karirat situated at 5 km from district headquarter which is famous for a well known tourist palce as Shivbaba. Here in this village even today people do not fix doors and at every Monday and Friday a fair is organised. It is believed that desires of the tourists are being fullfilled. Govind Saheb, Kichhauchha Sharif these are two other well famous tourist places in this district.

District at a glance
District Headquarter Akbarpur
Area of the district 2520 sq km
Population 16,29,353
Literacy 39.70%
Education
Government and Primary Junior High School 1162
Inter College 120
Degree College 15
Health
CHC 02
PHC 31
Ayurvedic Hospital 31
Unani Hospital 04
Homeopathic Hospital 14
Family and Mother-Child Welfare Hospital 09
Tehsil (4) Akbarpur
  Tanda
  Alapur
  Jalalpur
Blocks (9) Akbarpur
  Katehary
  Bhiti
  Tanda
  Baskhari
  Ram Nagar
  Jahangir Ganj
  Jalalpur
  Bhiyanwa