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It is that area of Western Uttar Pradesh which is part of National Capital Region (NCR). All the districts, major cities and towns in this division are part of the NCR region of Uttar Pradesh. Ghaziabad, Noida were first to added to NCR, later Meerut, Hapur, Muzaffarnagar, Bulandshahr and Baghpat were added. The region consists of nearly 37% of NCR area.