12 Facts About Aligarh


Aligarh is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India.

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The districts which adjoin Aligarh are Gautam Buddha Nagar, Bulandshahr, Sambhal, Badaun, Kasganj, Hathras, Etah and Mathura.

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Battle of Aligarh was fought on 1 September 1803 during the Second Anglo-Maratha War at Aligarh Fort.

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In 1804, the Aligarh district was formed by the union of the second, third and fourth British divisions with the addition of Anupshahr from Muradabad and Sikandra Rao from Etawa.

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Aligarh district is divided into five tehsils, namely Kol Tehsil, Khair Tehsil, Atrauli, Gabhana and Iglas.

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Aligarh has a hot semi-arid climate a little too dry to be a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate.

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Aligarh gets most of its annual rainfall of 800 millimetres during these months.

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Aligarh is an important business center of Uttar Pradesh and is most famous for its lock industry.

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Aligarh is a major educational hub, housing over 100 independent colleges and educational institutions.

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Aligarh is associated with an applique and embroidery art known as phool patti ka kaam.

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Aligarh Junction railway station is the primary station for Aligarh city and is a major stop on the Delhi-Kolkata route.

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Aligarh City has Mahanagar Bus Service which provides local transport to Aligarh.

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