Uttar Pradesh

UTTAR PTADESH

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Uttar Pradesh is a state in northern India. Its city of Agra is home to the iconic Taj Mahal monument, a colossal, domed, white-marble mausoleum honouring the wife of 17th-century Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Nearby are the red-brick walls of Agra Fort, a fortified palace dating to the 16th and 17th centuries. Capital Lucknow has Muslim memorial shrines Bara Imambara and calligraphy-adorned Chota Imambara.

CapitalLucknow
Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath
GovernorRam Naik
National ParkDudhwa National park
Tiger ReservesAmangarh(buffer of Corbett TR)
Dudhwa
Pilibhit
Unesco World Heritage sitesAgra Fort
FatehpurSikri
TajMahal
Famous Research InstituteIzzatnagar
Dams & RiversParichha Dam – Betwa River
Rihand Dam – Rihand River & Son River
GovindBallabh Pant Sagar Dam – Rihand River
Folk DancesBhagat,
Sang – Swang,
Naqqual
Classical DancesKathak
FestivalsTajMahotsava
Ganga Mahotsav
Ram Barat
Kailash Fair
Barabanki Fair
Ahoy Ashtami
ShitlaAshtami
Population Census 2011199,812,341(increased by 20.23%)
Area (sq km census 2011)240,928
Density829
Sex – Ratio912
Literacy67.68%
Important StadiumsNoida Sports Stadium – Sports Complex
Eklavya Sports Stadium – Cricket
Sports Stadium – Cricket
Dr. Sampurnanda Stadium – Cricket, Hockey, Football
Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium – Hockey
Dr. Akhilesh Das Stadium – Cricket
K. D. Singh Babu Stadium – Cricket
Faizabad Sports Complex – Sports Complex ,
Green Park Stadium – Knapur,
Lucknow International Cricket Stadium,
Buddh International Circuit – Auto Racing
SoilsAlluvial soil
Saline & Alkaline
Major Mineral ResourcesLead – Zinc
Dolomite
Major CropsWheat, rice, pulses, oil seeds and potatoes are the major
agricultural products.
Sugarcane is the most important cash crop