Fatehabad, Uttar Pradesh

Fatehabad is a city in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is nearly 35 km south-east of Agra in the direction of Etawah.

Fatehabad, Agra

Fatehabad
town
Fatehabad, Agra is located in Uttar Pradesh
Fatehabad, Agra
Fatehabad, Agra
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Fatehabad, Agra is located in India
Fatehabad, Agra
Fatehabad, Agra
Fatehabad, Agra (India)
Coordinates: 27°06′N 78°11′E / 27.1°N 78.19°E / 27.1; 78.19Coordinates: 27°06′N 78°11′E / 27.1°N 78.19°E / 27.1; 78.19
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictAgra
Elevation
162 m (531 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total23,278
Language
 • OfficialHindi[2]
 • Additional officialUrdu[2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
283 111
Telephone code91 5612
Vehicle registrationUP80
Websiteup.gov.in

HistoryEdit

Fatehabad was founded by the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb after his victory over his brother Dara Shikoh on 29 May 1658.[3][4] Aurangzeb's Badshahi Bagh is located around 3 km away from Fatehabad. Later, Fatehabad was the stable of Maratha king Daulatrao Scindia (1794–1827) who ruled over Gwalior. The historical name of the city is Samugarh.[5]

GeographyEdit

Fatehabad is located at 27°06′N 78°11′E / 27.1°N 78.19°E / 27.1; 78.19.[6] It has an average elevation of 162 metres (534 feet). Village: Mohanpur is adjacent to Fatehabad about 500 meters towards north on Yamuna road. It is located on SH-2 as well as SH-62. The key features of the city are it have a bypass road and a well maintained road system.

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 Indian Census, Fatehabad had a total population of 23,278, of which 12,356 were males and 10,922 were females. Population within the age group of 0 to 6 years was 3,478. The total number of literates in Fatehabad was 13,858, which constituted 59.5% of the population with male literacy of 66.1% and female literacy of 52.1%. The effective literacy rate of 7+ population of Fatehabad was 70.0%, of which male literacy rate was 77.7% and female literacy rate was 61.1%. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 5,320 and 1 respectively. Fatehabad had 3496 households in 2011.[1]

As of 2000 India census, Fatehabad had a population of 19,318. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Fatehabad has an average literacy rate (adult) of 61.72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 70.87% of the males and 50.93% of females literate. A good 16.8% of the population is under 6 years of age.[7]

EconomyEdit

The major crops grown in the area are : Wheat, Maize, Potato, Tomato, Onion, Carrot, Louki, Karela, Tinda, Parwal, Mung, Urad, Chana, Rajma and Mustard. This is resided with big industrialist, builders and eminent political persons of Uttar Pradesh government. Currently it is a very fast developing city.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of India: Fatehabad". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Battle of Samugarh". Archived from the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Military History of India : The Battle of Samugarh". Archived from the original on 18 August 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  5. ^ "Battle of Samugarh | Mughal history". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Fatehabad, India". www.fallingrain.com. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  7. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.