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Uttar Pradesh : An Indian state known as ” Heartland of India “
Uttar Pradesh a northern Indian state bordering with the capital of India New Delhi.
The state is divided in to 18 subdivisions and 75 districts.
- Capital : Lucknow
- Chief minister : Yogi Adityanath
- Governor : Anandiben Patel
- Largest city : Lucknow
- Area rank : 04
- Population rank : 01
- Official language : Hindi
- Sex ratio : 912/1000
- Members of legislative assembly : 404
- Rajya Sabha seats : 31
- Lok Sabha seats : 80
Symbols of Uttar Pradesh
- Mammal : Barasingha
- Tree : Ashoka
- Bird : Sarus crane
- Language : Awadhi
Important National Parks and Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh:
- Dudhwa National Park
- National Chambal Sanctuary
- Pilibhit National Park
- Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary
- Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary
Important festivals of Uttar Pradesh :
- Taj Mahotsav
- Lucknow Mahotsav
- Ganga Water Rally
- Ganga Mahotsav
- Prayag Khumbh Mela
Important dances of Uttar Pradesh :
- Nautanki dance
- Raslila dance
- Kajri dance
- Jhora dance
- Chappeli dance
- Jaita dance
Important facts of Uttar Pradesh
The city of Agra , gives access to three world heritage sites : Taj mahal, Agra fort and Fatehpur sikri.
Fatehpur sikri, built by Akbar in the late 16 century to serve as new capital of Mughal empire.
Taj mahal one of the seven wonders of the world in Agra is located in Uttar Pradesh.
The economy of Uttar Pradesh is 5th largest economy in India with ₹ 17.94 lakh crore.
The state rank 35th among Indian states in human development index.
There is highest rate of unemployment in this state.
The high court of the state is located in Allahabad.
The two major rivers of the state , the Ganges and Yamuna, join at Triveni Sangam at Allahabad.
It is home to Ayodhya and Mathura birth place of Lord Rama and Lord Krishna.
Dasaswamedh Ghat is one of the busiest and most important ghat in Varanasi.
Dayal Bagh in Agra is a modern day temple and popular tourist sight.
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