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Uttar Pradesh State With Districts: Uttar Pradesh abbreviated as UP, is the most populous state in the Republic of India as well as the most populous country subdivision in the world. The state, located in the northern region of the Indian subcontinent, has over 200 million inhabitants. It was created on 1 April 1937 as the United Provinces during British rule in India, and was renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950. Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. The main ethnic group is the Hindi people. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttarakhand, was carved out from the Himalayan hill region of Uttar Pradesh. The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the west, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi to the northwest, Uttarakhand and Nepal to the north, Bihar to the east, Madhya Pradesh to the south, and touches the states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to the southeast. Uttar Pradesh was home to powerful empires of ancient and medieval India. The two major rivers of Uttar Pradesh, the Ganges and Yamuna, join at Allahabad and then flow as the Ganges further east. The state has several historical, natural, and religious tourist destinations.

Uttar Pradesh State

Uttar Pradesh, with a total area of 243,290 square kilometers is India’s fourth largest state in terms of land area. It is situated on the northern side of India and shares an international boundary with Nepal. The Himalayas borders the state on the north, but the plains that cover most of the state are distinctly different from those high mountains. The larger Gangetic Plain region is in the north, it includes the Ganges- Yamuna Doab, the Ghaghara plains, the Ganges plains and the Terai. The smaller Vindhya Range and plateau region is in the south. It is characterized by hard rock strata and a varied topography of hills, plains, valleys and plateaus.

The Bhabhar tract gives place to the terai area which is covered with tall elephant grass and thick forests are covered with marshes and swamps.  Uttar Pradesh has more than 32 large and small rivers of them, the Ganges, Yamuna, Saraswati, Sarayu, Betwa, and Ghaghara are larger and of religious importance in Hinduism. Uttar Pradesh has a humid subtropical climate and experiences four seasons. Given the concentration of most of this rainfall in the four months of the monsoon, excess rain can lead to floods and shortage to droughts. As such, these two phenomena, floods and droughts, commonly recur in the state. Many people dies also due to these two phenomena in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh has an abundance of natural resources. Several species of trees, large and small mammals, reptiles, and insects are found in the belt of temperate upper mountainous forests. Medicinal plants are found in the wild and are also grown in plantations. Moist deciduous trees grow in the upper Gangetic plain, especially along its riverbanks. This plain supports a wide variety of plants and animals. The Ganges and its tributaries are the habitat of large and small reptiles, amphibians, fresh-water fish, and crabs. Scrubland trees such as the babool and animals such as the chinkara are found in the arid Vindhyas. Other animals in Uttar Pradesh include reptiles such as lizards, cobras, kraits, and gharials. Among the wide variety of fishes, the most common ones are mahaseer and trout. Some animal species in Uttar Pradesh have gone extinct in recent years, while others, like the lion from the Gangetic Plain and the rhinoceros from the Terai region, have become endangered. Government of Uttar Pradesh are trying their best to save these animals. As these animals are one of the rarest in India.

Uttar Pradesh is divided into 75 districts under these 18 divisions. Uttar Pradesh has more metropolitan cities than any other state in India. Uttar Pradesh has a large population and a high population growth rate. From 1991 to 2001 its population increased by over 26% which is a large number. Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in India, with 20 crores people on 1 March 2011. The sex ratio in 2011, at 908 women to 1000 men, was lower than the national figure of 933. Uttar Pradesh has a large number of people living below the poverty line. Uttar Pradesh is home to the maximum number of Hindu and Muslim population. The religion-wise percentage of the population in 2011 was Hindus 79.73, Muslims 19.26, Sikhs 0.30, Jains 0.11, Buddhists 0.10, Christians 0.18 and others 0.30. The literacy rate of the state at the 2011 census was 70%. Hindi is the sole official language of Uttar Pradesh and is spoken by the majority of the population Urdu is given the status of a second official language.

According to the National Crime Records Bureau (2011 data), Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of crimes among any state in India, but due to its high population, the actual per capita crime rate is low. The state is attracting foreign direct investment which has mostly come in the software and electronics fields. Noida and Lucknow are becoming a major hub for the information technology (IT) industry and houses the headquarters of most of the major corporate, media and financial institutions. Uttar Pradesh has the largest railway network in the country and the sixth highest railway density. Allahabad is the headquarters of the North Central Railway and Gorakhpur is the headquarters of the North Eastern Railway. The state has a large, multimodal transportation system with the largest road network in the country. Uttar Pradesh is well connected to its nine neighboring states and almost all other parts of India through the national highways (NH). The Lucknow Metro is being constructed in the city of Lucknow as an alternative mode of transport. The capital city is witnessing a swift rise in the number of immigrants and this has called for the transformation of Public modes of transport. The Lucknow Airport is the second busiest airport in North India after the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Uttar Pradesh has also proposed creating the Taj International Airport at Kurikupa near Hirangaon, Tundla in Firozabad district. An international Airport is also proposed at Kushinagar. Uttar Pradesh has more than 45 universities, including 5 central universities, 28 state universities, 8 deemed universities, 2 IITs, 1 IIM in Lucknow, 1 NIT in Allahabad, 2 IIITs, 1 National Law University in Lucknow and several polytechnics, engineering colleges and industrial training institutes. Prestigious institutes like the Aligarh Muslim University, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur), Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), the Indian Institute of Management (Lucknow) etc. are known worldwide for their quality education and research in their respective fields which are there in Uttar Pradesh.

Districts in Uttar Pradesh

Agra Aligarh Allahabad
Amethi Amroha Auraiya
Azamgarh Baghpat Bahraich
Ballia Balrampur Banda
Bareilly Basti Bhadohi
Bijnor Budaun Bulandshahar
Chandauli Chitrakoot Deoria
Etah Etawah Faizabad
Farukkhabad Fatehpur Firozabad
Gautam Buddha Nagar Ghaziabad Ghazipur
Gonda Gorakhpur Hamirpur
Hapur Hardoi Hathras
Jalaun Jaunpur Jhansi
Kannauj Kanpur Dehat Kanpur Nagar
Kasganj Kaushambi Kushi Nagar
Lakhimpur Kheri Lalitpur Lucknow
Maharajganj Mahoba Mainpuri
Mathura Mau Meerut
Mirzapur Moradabad Muzaffar Nagar
Pilibhit Pratapgarh Raebareli
Rampur Saharanpur Sambhal
Sant Kabir Nagar Shahjahanpur Shamli
Shravasti Siddharth Nagar Sitapur
Sonbhadra Sultanpur Unnao
Ambedkar Nagar Varanasi Barabanki

Goa State With Districts: Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan in Western India. It is bounded by Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea forming its western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Goa is India's richest state, with a GDP per capita two and a half times more than that of our country. It was ranked the best placed state by the Eleventh Finance Commission for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the best quality of life in India by the National Commission on Population. Panaji is the capital of Goa, while Vasco da Gama is the largest city. The historic city of Margao still exhibits the cultural influence of the Portuguese, who first landed in the early 16th century as merchants and conquered it soon thereafter. Goa is visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture. It has rich flora and fauna, owing to its location on the Western Ghats range.

Goa State

In ancient India, Goa was known by many names, such as Gomanchala, Gopakapattana,  Gopakapattam, Gopakapuri, G ovapuri, Govem, and Gomantak. Goa's seven major rivers are the Zuari, Mandovi, Terekhol, Chapora, Galgibag, Kumbarjua canal, Talpona and the Sal. The Zuari and the Mandovi are the most important rivers, interspaced by the Kumbarjua canal, Goa features a tropical monsoon climate under the Koppen climate classification. Goa, being in the tropical zone and near the Arabian Sea, so it has a hot and humid climate for most of the year. 

The state is divided into two districts: North Goa and South Goa. Each district is administered by a district collector, appointed by the Indian government. Panaji is the headquarters of North Goa district and is also the capital of Goa. North Goa is further divided into three subdivisions and five taluks. South Goa is further divided into five subdivisions and seven taluks. Goa's major cities include Vasco da Gama, Margao, Panaji, Mapusa and Ponda. Panaji is the only Municipal Corporation in Goa. There are thirteen Municipal Councils in Goa.

Goa's wildlife sanctuaries has more than 1512 species of plants, over 275 species of birds, over 48 kinds of animals and over 60 genera of reptiles. Goa is also known for its coconut cultivation. The coconut tree has been reclassified by the government as a palm (like a grass). Rice is the main food crop with pulses (legume), Ragi (Finger Millet) and other food crops are also grown in Goa. Main cash crops are coconut, cashewnut, arecanut, sugarcane and fruits like pineapple, mango and banana. Goa's state animal is the Gaur, the state bird is the Ruby Throated Yellow Bulbul, and the state tree is the Asan. The important forests products are bamboo canes, Maratha barks, chillar barks and the bhirand. A large number of deciduous trees, such as teak, Sal tree, cashew and mango trees are present. Fruits include jackfruit, mango, pineapple and "black-berry". Goa's forests are rich with medicinal plants. Foxes, wild boar and migratory birds are found in the jungles of Goa. The avifauna (bird species) includes kingfisher, myna and parrot. Numerous types of fish are also caught off the coast of Goa and in its rivers. Crab, lobster, shrimp, jellyfish, oysters and catfish are the basis of the marine fishery. Goa also has a high snake population. Goa has many famous National Parks. Goa has more than 33% of its geographic area under government forests which is just awesome. It means that people’s residing in Goa can have a lot of fresh environment.

The land away from the coast of Goa is rich in minerals and ores, and mining forms the second largest industry. Iron, bauxite, manganese, clays, limestone and silica are mined. Agriculture has played an important part in the economy of Goa from last 4-5 years. Rice is the main agricultural crop, followed by areca, cashew and coconut. Fishing also employs a lot of people in Goa. There are many medium scale industries include the manufacturing of pesticides, fertilizers, tires, tubes, footwear, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, wheat products, steel rolling, fruits and fish canning, cashew nuts, textiles, brewery products.

According to 2011 census, Goa has a population of about 1.5 millions. The sex ratio is 973 females to 1000 males. Goa also is the state with lowest proportion of Scheduled Tribes. Goa had India's earliest educational institutions built with European support.  Goa Medical College is one of Asia's oldest medical colleges and has one of the oldest medical libraries (since 1845). It houses the largest hospital in Goa and continues to provide medical training to this day. According to the 2011 census, Goa has a literacy rate of 87%, with 90% of males and 84% of females being literate. There are six engineering colleges in Goa. Goa Engineering College and National Institute of Technology Goa are government funded colleges.

Goa has an international airport named as Goa International Airport. Goa's public transport largely consists of privately operated buses linking the major towns to rural areas along with government buses. Goa has four National Highways passing through it. Goa also has two rail lines. It also has a harbor named as Mormugao harbor.

Districts of Goa State

North Goa South Goa

Bhadradri district  with Mandals: Bhadrachalam / Bhadradri district has been carved out from the existing Khammam district in Telangana state. Proposed Bhadrachalam district has an approximate area of 8297.80 square km. Bhadradri Kothagudem district is a district in the eastern region of the Indian state of Telangana. Bhadradri is a new district in a new state Telangana which has 31 districts. And as we all know that this is a new state in India, so it need to be taken care to be a great district in Telangana state. The town of Kothagudem is the district headquarters. It was a part of the Khammam district prior to the re-organization of districts in the state. The district is spread over an area of 8,951 square kilometers (3,456 sq. mi). The district is bounded on the north and north east by Bijapur and Sukma districts of Chhattisgarh state, on east by East Godavari district, on south and south east by Khammam district and West Godavari district, on west by Mahabubabad district and on north west by Jayashankar district.
Bhadradri district

Bhadradri district

As of 2011 Census of India, Bhadradri has a population of 1,304,811. The district will have two revenue divisions of Bhadrachalam and Kothagudem and is sub-divided into 24 mandals. Bhadradri has potential to be one of the fully developed district in Telangana. But as we all know that Telangana is a new state, so it may take some time to work properly. It has been a part of Andhra Pradesh earlier, so almost many of the developments has been done already here. Also, South Indian states have a great literacy rate, so people here know the meaning of development and how to achieve this. Bhadradri has all the meaningful resources to be a developed districts by all means. Transportation system is awesome here. Bus transportation is great here. Also, we can say that as it is a new state and smaller one now. Government can think more accurately about all the 31 districts including Bhadradri.

Asifabad District with Mandals: Asifabad has become a district again after three-quarters of a century bringing an interesting past, mostly connected with the rule of the Gond kings from Chandrapur, now in Maharashtra. As we all know that Telangana is a new state, so as Asifabad is one of the new district. Asifabad was an important part in the scheme of things of the Nizam of Hyderabad whose kingdom existed till Rajura, now part of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra. Komaram Bheem Asifabad district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. It was a part of the Adilabad district prior to the re-organisation of districts in the state. In 1905, it was a district, which got merged into Adilabad district. In 1913, it was made as the district headquarters, before the status being lost to Adilabad in 1941. It is now renamed after the Gond martyr, Kumram Bheem. Still this district need to be develop as it is a new one.

Asifabad District

Asifabad District

As of 2011 Census of India, Asifabad has a population of 515,835. The district is spread over an area of 4,300.16 square kilometres (1,660.30 sq mi). Komaram Bheem is bounded by Maharashtra districts of Chandrapur district and Gadchiroli district on northern and eastern side, on south by Mancherial district and on the west by Adilabad district. This district is home to endangered species of Vultures which have made Palarapu rocks their abode in the forests of Bejjur. The Sirpur forest is also home to Tigers and other wild animals. Forest and greenery part is a lot more available here. So we can think of to have some fresh air and non-polluted air for ourselves in Asifabad. The district will have two revenue divisions of Asifabad and Kagaznagar and is sub-divided into 15 mandals. Population here in Asifabad is from various religion. As the native language of Asifabad is Telugu, Urdu, English and most of the village people speak Telugu, Urdu, and English. Asifabad people use Telugu, Urdu, English language for communication. So we can see that in this new district of Telangana people are from various religion and caste. So this is just awesome as people will be together and can know a lot about others religion and caste. Asifabad is a new district with a potential to be a great district of Tamilnadu.

Tiruppur District With Talukas: Tiruppur District is a district of the Indian state Tamil Nadu, formed in February 2009. The district is well-developed and industrialized. The Tiruppur banian industry, the cotton market, kangeyam bull and the famous uthukklui butter, among other things, provide for a vibrant economy. The city of Tiruppur is the administrative headquarters of the district. The district is named after the city of Tiruppur, in Mahabaratham Arjun (Pandavas) returned the cattle captured by enemies and returned to Dharapuram Nirai Thiruputhal and become Tiruppur. Tiruppur district lies on the western part of Tamil Nadu bordering the Western Ghats and hence the district enjoys a moderate climate. The district is surrounded by Coimbatore district in the west, Erode district to the North and northeast and Karur district in the east and Dindigul district in the southeast. To the south Tiruppur is surrounded by Kerala state (Idukki district). The Amaravati River is the main source of irrigation in the district. Amaravathi Dam, which created Amaravathi Reservoir, is located at Amaravathinagar.

Tiruppur District

Tiruppur District

According to 2011 census, Tiruppur district had a population of 2,479,052 with a sex-ratio of 989 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average. The average literacy of the district was 71.02%. The city of Tiruppur, at the heart of the district, is a textile center. The agricultural sector is predominantly small and marginal farmers with land holdings of less than two hectares. Tiruppur is also known as the knitwear capital of India, accounting for 90% of India's cotton knitwear export. It has spurred up the textile industry in India for the past three decades. It contributes to a huge amount of foreign exchange in India. Tiruppur has a good educational infrastructure. The city itself has only a few engineering colleges, but the proximal areas and nearby cities of Coimbatore and Erode augurs well. There are 7 Government hospitals. Tiruppur is well connected by roadways, rails and airport. The nearest airport is Coimbatore International Airport.

Talukas in Tiruppur District

Tiruppur North Tiruppur South
Avinashi Uthukuli
Palladam Dharapuram
Kangayam Udumalpet

 Ariyalur district  With Talukas: Ariyalur is a town and district headquarters of Ariyalur district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu and rich limestone and surrounded with five cement factory and two sugar factory. It is the smallest district headquarters in Tamil Nadu. The town is located at a distance of 310 km (190 mi) from the state capital Chennai. Ariyalur is believed to have obtained its name from Hari Nindra Oor, meaning the place where Hindu god Vishnu had his presence. Ariyalur was a part of the erstwhile Trichinopoly District until India's independence in 1947 and Tiruchirappalli district until 1995, Perambalur district until 2007 and subsequently a part of the newly formed Ariyalur district. The town is a part of the fertile Cauvery Delta and the major profession in the town is agriculture.  Ariyalur is rich in limestone resources.

 Ariyalur district

Ariyalur district

According to 2011 census, Ariyalur had a population of 28,902 with a sex-ratio of 1,014 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average. The average literacy of the town was 76.04%. Roadways are the major mode of transportation to the town and it also has rail connectivity. The nearest seaport is Karaikal port, located 95 km (59 mi) away, while the nearest airport is the Tiruchirappalli International Airport, located 76 km (47 mi) away from the town. Sugar cane is grown as a major commercial crop. The soil in Ariyalur is best suited for raising dry crops. Rice also grown in some places. Electricity supply to Ariyalur is regulated and distributed by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB). The nearest seaport is Karaikal port, located 95 km (59 mi) away, while the nearest airport is the Tiruchirappalli International Airport, located 76 km (47 mi) away from the town. Roadways facilities are also great in Ariyalur.

Talukas in Ariyalur district

Ariyalur taluk Sendurai taluk Udayarpalayam taluk