Moradabad, an administrative district of Uttar Pradesh
is located in the northern part of the state with headquarters at
Moradabad city. The district is bounded on the north by Bijnor district,
on the south by Budaun district, on the east by Rampur district and on the west by Jyotiba Phule Nagar district. Moradabad is a part of the same Moradabad division.
district has an agrarian Economy with majority of the population
depending on farming. A small section of the total population is also
working in various small and medium scale industries located in urban
areas. The industries include Distillery, Sugar Mills, Pulp & Paper, Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries etc.
The city of Moradabad was founded by Murad, the son of the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan. The city is situated on the bank of River Ram Ganga (a tributary to the great Ganges). It is famous for its brass handicrafts items which are exported to countries like USA, Britain, Canada, Germany and Middle East Asia.
Facts & Figures
|Area||3493 sq. km|
|Latitude||28°- 21´ to 28°-16´N|
|Longitude||78°- 4´ to 79° E|
|Population density||1028 per sq. km|
|No. of Tehsil||06|
|No. of Blocks||13|
|No. of Towns||01|
|No. of Villages||1797|
|Average rainfall||967 mm|
|Temperature||Max.: 42.2°C; Min.: 4°C|
How to Reach
Moradabad is situated at a distance of 167 km (104 miles) from the national capital, New Delhi, at the bank of River Ram Ganga (a tributary to the great Ganges). The city lies on National Highway 24 and is also a main Railway Station
on the Northern Railway line. It is well connected with important
cities like Dehli, Lucknow, Bareilly, Patna, Haridwar, etc. both by Rail