World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


فرخ آباد
Nickname(s): Potato City
Farrukhabad is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Farrukhabad
 • MP Mukesh Rajput
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,570,408
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209625
Telephone code 05692
Vehicle registration UP 76
Nearest city Kanpur (130 KM)
Literacy 72%
Lok Sabha constituency Farrukhabad
Website .in.nicfarrukhabad

Farrukhabad (Hindi: फ़र्रूख़ाबाद, Urdu: فرخ آباد‎) is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India.

Farrukhabad is situated between Lat. 26° 46' N & 27° 43' N and Long. 79° 7' E & 80° 2' E. The district is bounded by Badaun and Shahjahanpur on the north, Hardoi District on the east, Kannauj District on the south, and Etah and Mainpuri districts on the west. The Ganges River and Ramganga River are located to the east and the Kali River to the south.


  • Demographics 1
  • Transportation 2
    • Roadways 2.1
    • Airways 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


As of 2011 India census,[1] Farrukhabad had a population of 275,754 along with Fatehgarh. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Farrukhabad has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 58%. In Farrukhabad-cum-Fatehgarh, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Sex ratio of Farrukhabad is 874 per 1000 male.



Farrukhabad is a part of Ganga Expressway, ambitious project worth of 40,000 crores to provide high speed connectivity between eastern and western parts of the state.[2] The city has a bus station belonging to State Road Transport System.


Farrukhabad has an airstrip at Mohammadabad so that in case of any natural calamity it can be reached easily by small aircraft and helicopters.

See also


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.