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Aligarh District : Uttar Pradesh

About District


Aligarh is situated in the western part of Uttar Pradesh state and is a very important education and commercial hub of India. Aligarh is also famous as a center for various movements that have helped in re-shaping India with the start of the Mohammedan Anglo Oriental College by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan in 1875. This College is today known as Aligarh Muslim University and is famous worldwide. The Aligarh city is located about 140 km southeast of New Delhi. The administrative headquarters of Aligarh District is Aligarh(Koil). It is also commissionary HQ for all four Districts Aligarh itself, Hathras, Kasganj and Etah. It is also well known District intenationally because of its lock industries. Aligarh is located at 27.88°N 78.08°E. It has an average elevation of 178 metres (587 feet). The city is situated in the middle portion of Doab, or the land between the Ganges and Yamuna Rivers.

District at a Glance


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