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Muzaffarnagar District

Muzaffarnagar is located at northern part of the state of Uttar Pradesh with headquarters at Muzaffarnagar city. The district forms a portion of division Saharanpur. Muzaffarnagar is surrounded by the districts of Meerut on the South and Saharanpur on the North. On the west, the river Jamuna separates it from the Panipat district and Thaneswar tehsil of the Karnal district of Haryana; and on the east the river Ganges forms the boundary between this district and the Bijnor tehsil of the district of same name.

Muzaffarnagar is an industrial city of Uttar Pradesh. The city is famous for its jaggery market which is claimed to be the largest such market in Asia.

Attractions


Famous Shiv statue of Shiv Chowk, Boharon ka Mandir (City), Shukartal, Akshya Wat, Kamla Nehru Vatika (on G.T. Road, Near Sadar Tehsil), Bahu Ki Mazar.

Facts & Figures


Area4049 square km
Latitude29º 11' 30'' and 29º 45' 15" N
Longitude77º 3' 45" and 78º 7' E
Population (2001)3,541,952
Males1,891,937
Females1,650,015
Population density884 per sq. km
Sex Ratio872
Literacy Rate61.68%
No. of Sub-Division05
No. of Tehsil05
No. of Blocks14
No. of Villages1031
Postal Code251001
STD Code0131


How to Reach


The district is well connected by road and railway network. National Higway-58 passes through the city. The city lies in the middle of the Delhi-Dehradoon Highway. The nearby cities are New Delhi, Dehra Dun, Saharanpur and Mussoorie.
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