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Ghaziabad District

Ghaziabad is a district of Uttar Pradesh with its headquarters located at Ghaziabad city. Before 14th November 1976, Ghaziabad was a Tehsil of District Meerut. Ghaziabad city lies on the Grand Trunk road about a mile east of the Hindon River. Owing to its close proximity towards Delhi, it acts as the main entrance of Uttar Pradesh and for this reason it is known as the gateway to Uttar Pradesh.

Ghaziabad district is bounded on the north by the district of Meerut, on the south by that of Bulandshahar & Gautambudh Nagar and on the south- west by the national capital Delhi State and on the east by the district Jyotibaphule Nagar. Ghaziabad is an important industrial base in Uttar Pradesh.

Attractions


Ajrara (Tahsil Hapur), Bahadurgarh (Tahsil Garh), Dasna (Tahsil Ghaziabad), Dhaulana (Tahsil Ghaziabad), Faridnagar (Tahsil Modi Nagar), Hapur (pargana and tahsil Hapur), Jalalabad (Tahsil Ghaziabad), Loni (pargana Loni, tahsil Ghaziabad) Modinagar (tahsil Modinagar), Mohan Nagar (Tahsil Ghaziabad), Murad Nagar (Tahsil Modinagar).

Facts & Figures



Date of formation14th November 1976
Area1933.3 sq. km
Latitude28° 40' North
Longitude77° 25' East
Population (2001)3,289,540
Males1,768,215
Females1,521,325
Population density1682 per sq. km
Sex Ratio860
Literacy Rate70.89%
No. of Tehsil04
No. of Blocks08
No. of Towns09
No. of Villages580
Postal Code201001
STD Code0575


How to Reach


Ghaziabad is an important city of Uttar Pradesh and is well connected by rail and road. The nearest airport is IGI Airport in Delhi, 19 km away. Ghaziabad station is an important railway station on the Northern Railway line, from Delhi to Calcutta.
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