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Ambedkar Nagar District

Ambedkar Nagar is an administrative district of Uttar Pradesh with its head quarters located at Akbarpur. The district forms the part of Faizabad division. The district has been named in the memory of the father of Indian constitution Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar who worked for the upliftment of the weaker sections of society and also for women. Ambedkar Nagar is famous for Tanda terracotta. The main business depends on farming and power looms. Ambedkar Nagar is also the birth place of Shri Ram Manohar Lohia, renowned freedom fighter and a very well known political leader.

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Geography of Ambedkar Nagar

 
Akbarpur is located at 26.431° North and 82.540° East. It is situated at river Tamsa. Saryu is the main river located on the northern boundary of the district. In summer season temperature rises upto 45°C and drops till 3 to 4°C.


Facts & Figures of Ambedkar Nagar


Date of formation 29-Sep-95
Area 2520 sq. km
Latitude 26.26 N
Longitude 82.540 ° E
Population (2011) 23,98,709
Males
12,14,225
Females
11,84,484
Literacy Rate 39.70%
No. of Tehsil 4
No. of Blocks 9
No. of Villages3955
Postal Code (Akbarpur HQ) 224122
STD Code 05271

 

Tourist Places in Ambedkar Nagar


The Ambedkar Nagar district is home to the shrine of Ashraf Jahangir Semnani in kicchocha sharif. According to The Ramayana Shravan Kumar was killed here by King Dashratha (father of Lord Rama) and annual fair is held at Shravan Kshetra on Magha Purnima (February full moon). Mahadev mandir which is situated in Beedi village  is also a tourist place. There is a devotee place called Shiv baba situated at Akbarpur to khateri road. Shri govind sahib is also another spiritual place there.


Distance Chart of Ambedkar Nagar to Other Places in UP

   

 Faizabad
 94 km
 Delhi 316 km
 Sultanpur 87 km
 Basti 72 km
 Azamgarh 53 km
 Gorakhpur 96 km

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