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Uttar Pradesh

Uuttar Pradesh lies on the eastern side of delhi .it has a common border with china,Tibet and Nepal in the north .himachal Pradesh, haryana, delhi ,rajasthan ,Madhya Pradesh and bihar are its neighbours.


In the northen parts of uttar Pradesh stretch the great Himalayan mountains.naini tal,mussoorie, almora and ranikhet are the famous hill-station of the state. In the kumaon hills near ram nagar ,there is a famous wildlife sanctuary. It is known as the Corbett national park .here we can see wild animals in their natural surroundings.no one is allowed to harm them .at the foot of these ranges stretches a marshay region called tarai.

The capital of uttar Pradesh is lucknow .it is a historical city on the river gomati. It is known for its museums and imam baras.

Uttar Pradesh has a number of industrial towns and holy places as well .sugar ,textiles, paper ,leather goods are the important industries of uttar Pradesh .the government has also set up a number of big industries like, aircraft,machine tools ,fertilizers ,locomotives ,etc .in uttar Pradesh.

Kanpur is a big industrial city on the banks of the ganga .it has many mills where cotton and woolen cloth ,sugar and leather goods are made .it also has an aircraft factory .


Agra is famous all over the world for the beautiful taj mahal. Made by shah jahan in memory of his wife mumtaz mahal,it is the most beautiful tomb in the world. Agra is also known for the manufacture of shoes and leather goods .there are paper mills at saharanpur.

River ganga is the most holy river of the hindus .along the ganga are several holy places like badrinath haridwar ,rishikesh ,ayodhya,varanasi,mathura ,etc.the ganga and the yamuna meet at allahabad ,also called prayag.the place where two or more rivers joins is known as the confluence or sangam. Once in every twelve years the famous kumbh mela is held here .it is the oldest fair in the world.


Varanasi is one of the oldest cities of India .it is a holy place of pilgrimage of the hindus .the bathing ghats of varansi are very sacred to the hindus .there is a big diesel locomotive factory at varansi. The silk sarees varanasi are famous all over the country .near varanasi is sarnath. It is a very sacred places for the Buddhists. Ayodhya is the birthplace of lord rama .brindavan and mathura ,the birthplace of lord Krishna are on the banks of the river yamuna. There is a big oil refinery near mathura .an atomic energy centre has been set up at narora near bulandshahar.

The greater part of uttar prades is a large and very fertile plain.a number of rivers flow through it .the ganga ,the biggest river of India ,is the chief river of uttar Pradesh .the next largest river is the yamuna .both the ganga and the yamuna rise in the snow-covered Himalayas in uttar Pradesh.rivers like the gomati,ghaghara,betwa,son and the ken, are all tributaries of these rivers .a tributary is a small river that joins a bigger river. The plain through which these rivers and their tributaries flow is called the ganga plain .


Land Surface and Rivers of Uttar Pradesh

The greater part of uttar prades is a large and very fertile plain.a number of rivers flow through it .the ganga ,the biggest river of India ,is the chief river of uttar Pradesh .the next largest river is the yamuna .both the ganga and the yamuna rise in the snow-covered Himalayas in uttar Pradesh.rivers like the gomati,ghaghara,betwa,son and the ken, are all tributaries of these rivers .a tributary is a small river that joins a bigger river. The plain through which these rivers and their tributaries flow is called the ganga plain .

Dresses of Uttar Pradesh

The dress of the people of uttar Pradesh is very simple .the men wear dhoti or pyjama with kurta. Women wear saree or ghagra with blouse.

Climate of Uttar Pradesh

The climate of the ganga plain is somewhat like Punjab and haryana – hot in summers and cold in winters it gets most of its rains in july and august.

Festivals Of Uttar Pradesh

People of all religion live in uttar Pradesh .they celebrate their respective festivals.the main festivals are janamashtami ,dussehra,diwali,holi and id .the people mostly speak hindi .some also speak urdu.kathak dance of uttar Pradesh is liked all over the country.

People Of Uttar Pradesh

The main occupation of the people of uttar Pradesh is farming.they grow mainly sugar-cane, wheat, rice ,pulses and plenty of vegetables. Many kinds of fruit are also grown .the mangoes of lucknow ,guavas of allahabad and litchis of dehra dun are famous all over the country .apples ,apricots and plums are grown in the hilly areas.

Handicraft Of Uttar Pradesh

The important handicrafts of uttar Pradesh are silk ,woodwork,glasswork ,brasswork,doll-making,leather ,goods perfumery and musical instruments.the glasswork of ferozabad and brasswork of moradabad are well known all over the world.

Districts of Uttar Pradesh

Agra Aligarh Allahabad
Azamgarh Ballia Bareilly
Basti Chitrakoot Etah
Fatehpur Firozabad Hamirpur
Mahoba Mainpuri Mathura
Pilibhit Pratapgarh City Shahjahanpur

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