Uttar Pradesh is circumscribed by the province of Uttarakhand and the nation of Nepal toward the north, the territory of Bihar toward the east, the conditions of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh toward the southeast, the province of Madhya Pradesh toward the south, and the conditions of Rajasthan and Haryana and the national capital domain of Delhi toward the west. On January 26, 1950, when India turned into a republic, the state was given its current name, Uttar Pradesh (actually, "Northern State"). Its capital is Lucknow, in the west-focal piece of the state. Region 93,933 square miles (243,286 square km). Pop. (2011) 199,581,477.

The historical backdrop of Uttar Pradesh can be partitioned into five periods: (1) ancient times and folklore (up to c. 600 BCE), (2) the Buddhist-Hindu time frame (c. 600 BCE to c. 1200 CE), (3) the Muslim time frame (c. 1200 to c. 1775), (4) the British time frame (c. 1775 to 1947), and (5) the postindependence period (1947 to the present). In view of its situation in the core of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, it has regularly been the point of convergence throughout the entire existence of all of northern India.


24th January has been assigned as Uttar Pradesh Day and will be praised each year.

Uttar Pradesh was shaped as United Province of India during the British standard on first April 1937.

During the British period, the state was known as North West Province of Agra and Oudh (NWPA), which was later renamed as United Province of Agra and Oudh in 1902. In short it was called United Provinces.

Prior, the capital of Uttar Pradesh was Faizabad which was later moved to Lucknow.

Uttar Pradesh was the fundamental place during the time of Independence battle.

Uttar Pradesh is otherwise called Hindi Heartland inferable from the striking Hindi essayists conceived in this locale in antiquated and medieval circumstances such as Saint Kabir Das, Tulsi Das, Surdas, Vishnu Sharma, Malik Mohhamad Jayasi, and furthermore present day scholars like Prem Chand, Jaishankar Prasad, Bhartendu Harishchandra, Mahadevi Verma and countless other people who contributed in the twist of Hindi language.Hindi, Awadhi, Bhojpuri, Braj, Bundeli and English are the fundamental dialects spoken in the State.

Uttar Pradesh fringes along 9 different states, which is the most extreme when contrasted with different states in India. These 9 states incorporate – Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh Bihar and Jharkhand.

UP shares its global limit with Nepal in north.

Uttar Pradesh is the fourth biggest by region and top most by populace in the nation.

Lakhimpur Kheri is the biggest region of Uttar Pradesh region astute.

Uttar Pradesh is home to the profound capital of India – Varanasi, the aroma capital of India – Kannauj and the Manchester of India – Kanpur.

The Uttar Pradesh area is the place that is known for activity (KarmaBhoomi) of Gautam Buddha or where he set the wheel of Karma moving. Ruler Buddha gave his first message at Sarnath.

Uttar Pradesh is viewed as one of the otherworldly center of India. Since, it is home to Mathura-the origination of Lord Krishna, Ayodhya-the origin of Lord Rama and Allahabad – the 'Teertharaj', holiest of the journey locales.

Kathak is an unmistakable move type of Uttar Pradesh, Sarus crane the state feathered creature while the state creature is swamp deer.

Physical Features

Based on its geography, the principle locales of Uttar Pradesh are the focal fields of the Ganga and its tributaries, the southern uplands, the Himalayan district, and the submontane area between the Himalayas and the fields. The Gangetic Plain involves around three-fourths of the absolute zone of Uttar Pradesh. It generally comprises of a prolific plain which is featureless, and differs in height, ascending to 300 meters in the northwest, and 60 meters in the outrageous east. It is made out of alluvial stores which are brought somewhere around the Ganga and its tributaries from the Himalayas. The southern uplands comprise a piece of the Vindhya Range, which is tough, generally dismembered, and ascends towards the south-east. The height in this locale comes to up to 300 meters.

The submontane district comprises of the Bhabar, a limited bed of alluvium and rock, which along its southern edges joins into the Terai region. The Terai territory, which recently comprised of tall grass and thick woodlands, is a muddy and moist tract. An unmistakable part of the Terai locale has been dependent upon deforestation. The geography of the Himalayan area is limitlessly fluctuated. There are profound gullies, violent streams, huge lakes and snow topped pinnacles.

Which is the most extravagant city in Uttar Pradesh?


On the off chance that you feel that the extravagance of a city's residents is reflected by the measure of duties they pay, at that point Kanpur is the most extravagant city of Uttar Pradesh. According to reports, Kanpur, otherwise called the modern center point of Uttar Pradesh, has paid the most noteworthy expense in the money related year 2015–16.