Banda district With Talukas in Uttar Pradesh State

Banda district With Talukas: Banda district is a district of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Banda is the district headquarters. Banda is famous for its Shajar stone, used for making jewellery, and the historically and architecturally significant sites Khajuraho and Kalinjar. Khajuraho is a World Heritage Site famous for its elaborately carved temples. The fortress of Kalinjar is famed for its war history and its glorious rock sculptures. Banda was a town and district of British India, in the Allahabad division of the United Provinces. The district largely consists of irregular uplands with outcrops of rocks intermingling with lowlands, which are frequently under water during the rainy season. The Baghein River traverses the district from south-west to north-east. Other important rivers in Banda are the Ken River in the east and the Yamuna to the north. The economy is predominantly agricultural, with the main crops being paddy rice, wheat and vegetables. In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Banda one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the 34 districts in Uttar Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF). The district is divided into five tehsils: Banda,  Naraini, Baberu,  Atarra and  Pailani.

Banda district

Banda district

According to the 2011 census Banda District has a population of 1,799,541. Banda has a sex ratio of 863 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 68.11%. There is also a state agriculture university namely "Banda Agriculture University". Kalinjar Mahotsava which is celebrated for a week long includes many Cultural and Social activities. Transportation facility is great here. Auto-Rikhshaw is one of the important mode of transportation for the local people here.

Talukas in Banda district

Banda Naraini
Baberu Atarra

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