12 Amazing Facts About Uttar Pradesh You Must Know
Facts about Uttar Pradesh: Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state of India which was established on 01 April 1937 by the British but it was named in 1950. Since 2000, the area of the Himalayas from Uttar Pradesh has been converted into the state of Uttarakhand. Uttar Pradesh is also the state to give the highest Prime Minister to the Indian country, from which 8 persons have taken over as Prime Minister. Today we will discuss 12 amazing facts about Uttar Pradesh.
1.Geological location of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is the only state in India which shares its border with the highest number of states. The border of Uttar Pradesh is attached to 9 other states.
The state is bordered by Tibet and Nepal to the north, Himachal Pradesh to the northwest, Madhya Pradesh to the south, Rajasthan to the southwest, Bihar to the east and Haryana and Delhi to the west.
2.The Taste of Water Changes after every 1 mile
This thing about UP is very famous. Here every 1 mile. But the taste of the water changes and the language changes every two and a half-mile. The difference in language can be clearly understood by coming here at a short distance in the same district.
3.Population Of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state of India with 200 million population. It makes up about 16.6% of India’s population. If Uttar Pradesh was a country, it would have been the 6th most populous country in the world.
4.Allahabad Kumbh Mela
Allahabad is one of the four holy shrines in Uttar Pradesh where the Kumbh Mela is organized. In 2013, the Allahabad Kumbh Mela recorded 12 crore or 120 million human journeys, the largest human gathering in history.
5.Varanasi – The Cultural Capital of India
Varanasi is called the cultural capital of India. It is located in Uttar Pradesh. The city is considered to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The city is famous for its temples and the ghats of the Ganga River. The city is believed to be around 3,000 years old.
Gautama Buddha gave his first sermon in a village called Sarnath. The village is located in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh.
7.India’s oldest high court
Yes,The oldest High Court of India is situated in Allahabad.
8.City Montessori School
City Montessori School in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, which is the largest school in the world. About 55 thousand children are still studying in this school. The school made a record in 2005 itself, at that time. with 29212 students were studying in this school.
The name of a village in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh is “SnapDeal.com Nagar”, the old name of this village was Shiv Nagar. When the people of this village had to go far for water, SnapDeal an e-commerce company installed 14 hand pumps in this village. So peoples from this village gave the name of the company to this village.
10.The Parijat tree
Parijat tree is located in Kintur village in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh. This village was named after Kunti, the mother of the Pandavas. The historical tree of Parijat is located in this village.
This tree is very special in many ways. White flowers come on this tree which becomes golden on drying. These flowers bloom at night and wither in the morning. When the flowers of Parijat blossom at night, their aroma spreads all over the far and near places.
11.Name of the State
Do you know that the state of Uttar Pradesh did not exist before the Constitution of India 1950? The state which is now known as Uttar Pradesh was known as United Province before 1950. That is to say, in 1950, this state was named Uttar Pradesh.
12.The Taj Mahal
Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan has given a unique gift to the world. Taj Mahal is a symbol of love. The reason for this is that Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in memory of his beloved Begum Mumtaj palace. The Taj Mahal carved on white marble surprises, everyone.