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Mainpuri District

Mainpuri is a District of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. The district is bounded by Etah District on the north, District Farrukkhabad and Kannauj on the East, District Etawah on the South and District Firozabad on the West. It forms a part of Agra division. Mainpuri town is the administrative seat.

Agriculture is the main occupation of the people of this district. Recently, Mainpuri has achieved the distinction of producing a kind of tobacco which is known as Kapoori. Apart from that there is few small scale industries located in the urban areas.

Attractions


Khankah Rashidiya, Mazar at Dharau, Gurdwara Panjabi Coloney, Bheemsen Mandir, Sant. Memorial Church.

Facts & Figures


Area2745 sq. km
Latitude26° 53' to 27° 31' N
Longitude78° 27' to 79° 26' E
Population (2001)1,592,875
Males858,531
Females734,344
Population density580 per sq. km
Sex Ratio855
Literacy Rate66.51%
No. of Tehsil03
No. of Blocks09
No. of Villages856
Postal Code205001
STD Code05672


How to Reach


By Rail : The main line of the Northern Railway passes through the district. It runs about 23 miles through the south-west of the district with stations at Makhanpur, Shikohabad, Kaurara (for Sirsaganj) and Bhadan.

By Road : The various tehsils in the district are connected through metalled roads. Mainpuri, the headquarter town is well connected to rest parts of the state through state highways.


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