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The District of Mirzapur lies between the parallels of 23.52 & 25.32 North latitude and 82.7 and 83.33 East longitude. It forms a portion of the Vindhyachal Division. On the north and north-east it is bounded by the Varanasi district; on the south bounded by district Sonbhadra. On the south west by the district of Allahabad. The shape to the north and west is some what irregular. In no direction, except for about 13 km in the north east where the Ganga separates the Tehsil of Chunar from the district of Varanasi, has Mirzapur a natural frontier.

District Mirzapur at a glance
Geographical Area 4851.9 sq Km
Total 1657140
Male 879820
Female 777320
Schedule Caste 43003
Schedule Tribe 60
Rural Population 1428500
Urban Population 228640
No. of Educated Personnels
Total 511230
Male 377620
Female 133610
Administrative Set Up
Tehsils 4
Development Blocks 12
Nagar Palikas 03
Gaon Sabhas 763
Nyaya Panchayats 109
Police Stations
Total 15
Rural 08
Urban 07
Total 1987
Habited Vilages 1722
Inhabited Villages 265
Railway Stations 17
Railway Line
Broad Guage 170 Km
Post Offices
Total 186
Rural 168
Urban 18
Telegraph Offices 06
Telephone Connections 5259
Nationalized Banks 64
Gramin Bank Branches 32
Co-operative Bank Branches 16
Development Banks 02
Other Commercial Banks 26
Fair Price Shops
Total 977
Rural 876
Urban 101
Bio-Gas Plants 3353
Cold Storage 10
Net Area Sown 209000 Hect.
Area Sown More Than once 92000 Hect.
Net Irrigated Area 117000 Hect.
Length of Canals 816 Km
No. of Govt. Tube Wells 367
No. of Private Tube Wells 16020
Animal Husbandry
No. of Cattle Hospitals 29
No. of Cattle Development Centres 29
No. of Insemination Centres 14
No. of Insemination Sub Centres 27
No. of Agricultural loan co-operative societies 87
No. of Members Of Co-operative Societies 120000
No. Of Junior Basic Schools 1249
No. of Senior Basic Schools 216
No. of Higher Secondary Schools 67
No. of Degree Colleges 4
Industrial Training Institute 2
Polytechnich Schools 1
Public Health
Hospitals and Dispensaries
Allopathic 22
Ayurvedic 49
Homeopathic 21
Unani 4
Primary Health Centres 48
Family and Child Welfare Centres 17
Family and Child welfare Sub Centres 344

District Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffar Nagar is located at northern part of Uttar Pradesh. The district of Muzaffarnagar forms a portion of division Saharanpur, and situated in the DOAB of the Ganges and the Jamuna, between the districts of Meerut on the south and Saharanpur on the north. On the west, the Jamuna separates it from the Panipat and Thaneswar tehsil of the Karnal district of Haryana; and on the east the river Ganges forms the boundary between this district and the Bijnor tehsil of the district of same name. It is roughly rectangular in shape, lying between north latitude 29° 11' 30'' and 29° 45' 15" and east longitude 77° 3' 45" and 78° 7'. The greatest length of district from east to west is sixty-one miles, and its greatest breadth from north to south thirty-six miles. The average length and breadths are about fifty-three and thirty-one miles, respectively. The total area in 2000 amounted to 4049 sq km. The district is well connected by road and railway network. NH-58 passes through Muzaffarnagar city. Upper Ganga & Lower Yamuna canal lie in this district.

District Moradabad

Moradabad, the City of Brass, is famous for Handicrafts, Artistic Brass Products, Brass & EPNS wares, Horn/Bone Handicraft since ancient times. This city is situated in western U.P. between 28° -21' to 28° -16' Latitude North and 78° - 4' to 79 Longitude East. Presently it is an Administrative, Industrial and Commercial city. After the establishment of Divisional Commissioner Office, its importance and status has further been elevated. This city lies on NH 24 from traffic and transport point of view and is a main Railway Station, also Divisional Headquarters of Northern Railways, on Hawra and Amritsar main line. It is very well connected with main cities like Delhi, Lucknow, Bareilly, Patna, Haridwar, etc. by both rail and road transport. Ramganga river flows in the north east and Ganga river is there in south west of the city. Being situated on the main railway line and National Highway, Moradabad city has bright prospects of development. Industrial and commercial development has taken place at a fast pace because the raw material becomes easily available to the city and manufactured goods are easily exported. Primarily the Economy of the Moradabad District is Agrarian based while the Economy base of Moradabad city is Small Scale Cottage industry, Commerce & Trade. Major crops are Paddy, Wheat, Sugar cane & Mustard. There is a network of Agro based industries namely Rice & Dal Processing Units and a large no. of Gur & Khandsari Units. Over 15000 Small Scale Industry Units are spread all over the District having more concentration on Urban cities - Moradabad & Sambhal. Moradabad city is famous for the Brass Metal Handicrafts and exports to the tune of Rs. 2200 Crores on yearly basis. A good no. of Artisans are also engaged in home manufacturing of Horn and Bone handicrafts articles in Sambhal. About 12 lakh metric tons of food grain, 10 thousand metric tons of oil seeds, 90 lakh metric tons of sugar cane & 2.6 lakh metric tons of potatoes are annually produced here and a major part of it is exported to other districts of the state and out of the state.

District Moradabad at a glance
Area 3493 sq km
Male 14,94,220
Female 12,67,400
Total 27,61,620
Rural 18,77,570
Urban 8,84,040
Administrative Set up
Tehsil 5
Block 13
Nayay Panchayat 87
Gram Panchayat 883
No. of Villages 1388
Police Station
Total 26
Rural 9
Urban 17
Railway Station (including halts) 29
Railway Line (Broad gauge) 219 km
Post Offices
Total 226
Rural 42
Urban 184