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Farrukhabad District

Farrukhabad is one of the 70 administrative districts of Uttar Pradesh with headquarters at Fatehgarh city. The district is bounded by Badaun and Shahjahanpur on the North, Hardoi on the East, Kannauj on the South and district Etah & Mainpuri on the West. The district of Farrukhabad forms a part of Kanpur division.

Fatehgarh, the headquarter city derives its name from an old fort. Fatehgarh remained a Military Station of considerable importance and in 1802 it became the headquarters of the Governor Generals Agent for the ceded provinces. In 1818 a gun carriage factory was established here.

Attractions


Kampil, Sankisa

Facts & Figures



Area2,288.30 sq. km
Latitudebetween 26° 46' & 27° 43' N
Longitudebetween 79°7' & 80° 2' E
Population (2001)15, 77,237
Males848,088
Females729,149
Population density692 per sq. km
Sex Ratio860
Literacy Rate62.27%
No. of Tehsil03
No. of Blocks07
No. of Villages1010
Postal Code209625
STD Code05692


How to Reach


Farrukhabad district is well connected by rail and road. Fatehgarh, the headquarter town is linked with almost all parts of the state by well maintained network of roads. Fatehgarh station is the nearest railway station.

Distance Chart


Kanpur140 km
Hardoi70 km
Lucknow190 km
New Delhi350 km
Agra (Via Mainpuri)200 km
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