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About Farrukhabad

Farrukhabad city belongs to the district Farrukhabad and is popularly called as the “Potato city” as they are the largest producers of potatoes in Uttar Pradesh. Farrukhabad is in the centre of Doab region. A locality or an area is meant to be Doab if it lays between two or more converging rivers like an inter-fluve similarly Farrukhabad city lies between the converging River Ganges and River Ramganga.

The city was set up by Nawab Mohammad Khan Bangash. The city was also named by the Nawab in 1714 after the ruling Emperor Farrukhsiyar. Farrukhabad district is very popular for its twin cities Farrukhabad and Fatehgarh. Both these cities lie at a distance of just 5 km apart from each other. Fatehgarh is the district headquarters and Farrukhabad is the Tehsil headquarters. Hindi is the most spoken language of the city apart from which Urdu is also spoken by the locals in the city.

Introduction to Farrukhabad

History of Farrukhabad

The city has a very old traditional history as it is named in many Puranas and in Mahabharata. Farrukhabad city has the privilege of abundant antiquity in sculpture. Many ancient-cum-historic tools, statues and weapons have been found in these regions during the Bronze Age especially at Kampli and Sankisa. Aryans settled down in Farrukhabad and its nearby regions. Aryans were also very close associates of Kurus of Farrukhabad. From the regions of Farrukhabad, Bareilly and Badaun the Panchala figures which stood tenth in the list of Mahajanpada belongs to the era of Buddha and Mahavir said to have come. From the Panchala region many ancient coins said to have belonged to Mitra rulers have recovered. Chinese traveller Fa-Hien noticed a monolithic pillar built by emperor Ashoka at Sankisa.

Geography of Farrukhabad

The city is elevated at the height of 151 meters above sea level. The city has its coordinates at 26° 46' North & 27 ° 43 ‘North latitude and 79° 7’ East & 80 ° 2’ east longitudes. Farrukhabad is bounded by Fatehgarh Tehsil in the East, Rajepur Tehsil in the North, Kamalganj Tehsil in the South and Mohamdabad Tehsil in the west. The cities that lie closer to Farrukhabad are Shamsabad, Fatehgarh and Sikanderpur. Fatehgarh, Mohamdabad and Rajepur. River Ganges and River Ramganga reside on the East of Farrukhabad and Kali River resides in the south of the city. Farrukhabad experiences hot and dry summers and cold and pleasant winters. The city is mostly a level plain with few ups known as bangar and downs known as Tarais in its grounds. The land also has few water bodies like ponds and taalab in its grounds.

Demography

As per 2011 census the city has a total population of about 275, 754 including Fatehgarh. The total male population in the city is 53% and the total female population in the city is 47%. The city has an average literacy rate of about 72% which is much higher than average Indian literacy rate of 59.5 %. The city has male literacy rate of 68% and female literacy rate of 58%. Farrukhabad has a sex ratio of about 874 female out of 1000 male. About 16% of the total population in the city were under age of 6.

Culture and Festivals in Farrukhabad

The culture persistent in the city emerged from the ancientVedic Civilization. Farrukhabad city is a mixture of rural and urban representation of Uttar Pradesh. People of all disciplines reside in harmony keeping apart their caste, creed and communal differences and all the religious festivals like Diwali, Holi, Vijaya Dashami, Kartika purnima, Rama Navami, Navratri, Shivratri,Christmas, Eid, Muharram, Buddha Purnima, Mahavir Jayanthi and many more are celebrated at a grand scale in the city. Traditional and western garments are much popular in the city as they follow both traditional and western culture. Middle class and lower middle-class families form the majority of population in the city and the people have a decent cost of living.

Tourist Places near Farrukhabad

The popular places of interest located closer to Farrukhabad are Kannauj, Bithur, Naimisharanya, Kanpur and Lucknow. All these tourist places are located within 160 km from the centre of Farrukhabad and can be easily reached from the city through its well-versed transport system.

Farrukhabad Areas and Localities

The localities within Farrukhabad is well connected by means of roadways and had good transport facility to reach them from any part of the city on the use of local transportation service in Farrukhabad. The localities in the city are Dhilawal, Gharam Pur, Nangla Khairband, Devrampur, Kadrigate, Shyam Nagar village, Bijadhar pur or Bijadhar pur central, Manhari, Khan pur, Amethi Jadid, Amethi kohna, Bhagua Nagla, Masaini, Nagla Pitam, Shahidganj Narayanda, Awas Vikas colony, Kharbandi Nagla Wazir, Kharbandi Bhikampur, Makan Pur and Bhikampura.

The Amethi Kohna and Bhagua Nagla areas lie very close to the banks of River Ganges. Through the Awas Vikas Colony the MDR 110W runs through and its homes Katiyar Agricultural farm, Hotel Rajputana, Hotel Hindustan and Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in its grounds. Farrukhabad railway station and Farrukhabad bus station belongs to the Devrampur locality. Bhikampura locality homes the Patel Park, Silver Sine Cineplex, Vodafone store and model shop in its grounds.

Quick Facts about Farrukhabad

Time Zone: IST (UTC + 5:30)
Pin code: 209625
STD code: 05692
Post office: Nitangia
Vehicle registration code: UP 76

Society of Farrukhabad

The society of Farrukhabad is also a victim of child labour, women exploitation and poverty. To fight against these issues many NGOs has come up in the city who voice out for social issues. Here is the detailed list of NGOs in Farrukhabad.

Baba Saheb Ambedkar Polytechnic
1/126, Awas Vikas Colony
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625
Phone no.: 9795269571, 05692-201963

Gramin Jan Sewa Samiti
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625
Phone no.: 05692-221941

Runa Asif Ali Shikshan Prashikshan Avam Samaj Sewa Samiti
6/105, Avas Vikas Colony
Barhpur
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625
Phone no.:9839629476

Adarsh Janta Shikshan Sansthan
Rajeev Gandhi Narag
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625
Phone no.:9415354569, 05692-226020

Shri Udayveer Lok kalyan Samiti
Villege Nivalpur
Post Samsabad
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625
Phone no.:9454241525, 05692-216539

Master Zari Art Sewa Sansthan
Ijjat Khan
2/217, Khatkapura
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625
Phone no.:9451791786

Gautam Budh Development Society
Shakya Bhawan
Rajeev Gandhi Nagar
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625
Phone no.:9506549028

Shanti Samaj Sevi Samiti
2/377, Khatrana Street
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625
Phone no.:05692-225208

Sports Stores in Farrukhabad

Here is the list of the sports stores in the city.

Vikram Sports
Main Bazar
Railway Road
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Inyati Genaral Store
Pulkham Gudri, Chote Bade Sahab Ki Dargha
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625
Phone no.: 9795346776, 9044541478

Harsh Sports
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Gyms in Farrukhabad

The gyms in the city offer quality training for physical fitness, weight loss and body building. Here is the list of the gyms operating in Farrukhabad.

Uvais Aryan Star Gym
Colony Imli darwaza, Post & Kasba, Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625
Phone no.: 9369656627, 9795209292

Bajpai Gym And Food supplements
Palra Jatwara Railway Road, Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625
Phone no.:9236094076

Boutique in Farrukhabad

The Sanjana Boutique in the city displays fine collection of western and ethnic garments, foot wear, ornaments, cosmetics and accessories.

Sanjana Boutique: Main Bazar, Railway Road, Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625

Beauty Parlours in Farrukhabad

The beauty parlours in the city offer various beauty services for makeup, hair styling and beauty treatment. The Nagam Zari Art in the city are specialised in nail art. Here is the detailed list of beauty parlours in Farrukhabad.

Nagam Zari Art
Dalmeer Khan
Post Shamsabad
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh - 209625
Phone no.: 9935768617, 8853169181

Famina Beauty Parlour
Main Market
JAY Hind Market
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Royal Beauty Parlour
Main Market
Kachahari Road
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Dibya Beauty Parlour
Main Bazar
Bhole Pur
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Dulhan Beauty Parlor & Cosmetic Shop
Main Market
Kamal Ganj
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Sheetal Beauty Parlour
Main Bazar
Nehru Road
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

S B Beauty Services
Main Market
Khuda Ganj
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Ranu Beauty Parlour
Main Bazar
Hathiyapur
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Durga Herbal Beauty Parlor
Main Market
Shamshabad
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Rainbow Beauty Parlour
Main Bazar
Kaim Ganj
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625

Shiv Beauty Parlour
Khatrana
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625
Phone no.: 9026241638, 9889945807
Landmark: Nr Ganesh Mandir

Vaishnu Beauty Parlour
Dixit Market
Mithai Devi
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625
Phone no.: 8853739659

Dulhan Beauty Parlour
Tiwari Market
Seth Gali
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625
Phone no.: 9839170654, 9450123356

Classic Beauty Parlour
Pakkapul
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625
Phone no.:9415492178
Landmark: Near Krishana Hotel

Reena Beauty Parlour
Tiwari Market
Seth Gali
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625
Phone no.:8874069747

J K Mens Parlour
Ghumna Bazar
Shyama Charan Market
Nehru Road
Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh – 209625
Phone no.: 8090548729

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