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Firozabad District


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Firozabad District

Firozabad district is located in the western part of the state of Uttar Pradesh with headquarters at Firozabad city. The boundaries of the district touch Etah district in the North and Mainpuri and Etawah in the East. The river Yamuna makes its Southern boundary. The district forms a part of Agra division.

The city of Firozabad was built by Firoz Shah, a Mughal king. The ancient name of this town was Chandwar Nager. From the earliest it was famous for glass and bangle works, and its related small scale industries.


Raj Rajeswari Jai Kela Devi Mandir, Shree Hanuman Mandir, Mata wala Bagh Mandir, Gopal Ashram, Vishal Jain Mandir, Company Bagh, Sadar Market, Shastri Market, Naala of Firozabad.

Facts & Figures

Area2362 sq. km
Latitude27.15° N
Longitude78.42° E
Population (2001)2,045,737
Population density866
Sex Ratio851
Literacy Rate66.53%
No. of Tehsil04
No. of Blocks09
No. of Villages815
Postal Code283203
STD Code05612

How to Reach

Firozabad is located in the western part of Uttar Pradesh, 40 km away from Agra and around 200 km away from Delhi. The district is well connected by rail and bus routes to major cities. The nearest airport is Agra.

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