Etawah

Etawah is a city on the banks of Yamuna River in the state of Western Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the administrative headquarters of Etawah District. Etawah's population of 256,838 (as per 2011 population census) makes it the one hundred and eightieth-most populous city in India.[2] The city lies 300 km (190 mi) southeast of the national capital New Delhi, and 230 km (140 mi) northwest of the state capital Lucknow

Etawah
Ishtikapuri
Metropolitan City
Sumer Singh Fort
Nickname(s): 
City Of Chief Ministers
Etawah
Etawah
Coordinates: 26.77°N 79.03°E / 26.77; 79.03
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictEtawah
Government
  TypeMunicipal Council
  BodyEtawah Nagar Palika Parishad[1]
  MLA (Etawah constituency)Sarita Bhadauria (Bharatiya Janata Party)
Elevation
197 m (646 ft)
Population
 (2011)
  Total256,838[2]
  Rank180th
  Density684/km2 (1,770/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Etawian
Languages
  OfficialHindi, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
206001
2060xx
Telephone code05688
Vehicle registrationUP-75
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)
Sex ratio896/1000 /
Literacy81.75%
AirportSaifai Airstrip
Websitewww.etawah.nic.in

Etawah is about 120 km east of Agra and is about 165 km west of Kanpur. The city was an important centre for the Indian Rebellion of 1857. It is also the sangam or confluence of the Yamuna and Chambal rivers. It is the 26th most populous city in Uttar Pradesh.


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