Facts about Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is a state which is located in the Northern part of India. Its economy is largely dependent on Agriculture and Service Sector which comprises of Travel and Tourism, Hotel Industry, Real Estate etc. This state is considered very pure as it is the birth place of Lord Rama, Krishna and Gautama Buddha. Some major facts about the state of Uttar Pradesh is mentioned below:

Name: State Uttar Pradesh (UP) was previously known as United Provinces.

Existence: It was created on 1st April, 1937 as United Province which was renamed to as Uttar Pradesh in 1950.

Boundary: It is surrounded by Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Nepal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh.

Population: As per Census 2011, the total population of Uttar Pradesh is 199,581,477. Uttar Pradesh holds 1st position in population wise and become the most populous state of India.

Land Area: The total land area of Uttar Pradesh is 243,286 sq. km. Uttar Pradesh holds 5th position in area wise.

Language: Its Official Languages are Hindi and Urdu.

Literacy: Its Literacy Ratio is 69.72%

City: Lucknow is its capital City.

District: There are 75 districts present in Uttar Pradesh.

Climate: Uttar Pradesh has to experience 3 types of seasons. These are Winter, Summer and Monsoon. Monsoon period is between June and September. Summer Season is between March and May. Winter Season is between January and February.