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Shahjahanpur District

Shahjahanpur City is established by Shri Diler Khan and Shri Bahadur Khan Sons of Shri Dariya Khan who was a soldier in the army of Mugal Emperor JAHANGEER.

District Shahjahanpur is a part of Rohilkhand division. It became a part of Rohilkhand division in 1813 before that it was a part of Bareilly district.

The district Shahjahanpur is adjoined by the districts of Lakhimpur Khiri, Hardoi, Farrukhabad, Bareilly, Budaun & Pilibhit.

Important Rivers


Ramganga, Garrah & Gomti are the main rivers of district. Kathana, Jhukma & Mensiare are the attached rivers of Gomti. Garrah is the main river.

Attractions


Shahid Udhyan Park, Mumuksh Ashram, Asfaq Ullah's Old House & Mazar Ramprasad Bismil's Old House, Thakur Roshan Singh's Old House.

Facts & Figures



Area4575 sq. km.
Latitude27.35 N
Longitude 79.37 E
Population (2001)2,549,458
Males1,387,424
Females1,162,034
Population density557 Per Sq. K.M.
Sex Ratio838
Literacy Rate48.79%
No. of Tehsil04
No. of Blocks15
Postal Code242001
STD Code05842


How to Reach


By Air : Nearest, airport is AMAUSI (Lucknow). Distance of Lucknow is 180 km (approx) from Shahjahanpur while distance of New Delhi is 340 km (approx).

By Rail : Saharanpur Jn. is on JAMMU TAWI - HOWARAH rail route (MAIN LINE). So, there are a numbers of trains which passes from here.

By Road : Shahjahanpur District is on the National Highway No. 24 which connects Capital New Delhi and State Capital Lucknow 24 Hours conveyance is available for New Delhi and Lucknow.
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