Aligarh is a city in the Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh that is famous for lock industries and the administrative headquarters of the Aligarh district. It lies 203 kilometres (126 mi) northwest of Kanpur and is approximately 140 kilometres (87 mi) southeast of the capital, New Delhi. Aligarh is one of the largest cities in Uttar Pradesh, and is the 55th largest city in India. Key features of the city are:
Aligarh is famous for its multi-disciplinary learning education institute i.e. Aligarh Muslim University, catering to students across globe. Other major Institutions are Institute of Information Management & Technology (IMT), ACN College of engineering and management studies, Aligarh College of Engineering & Technology, Shivdan Singh Institute of Engineering and Management, Vivekananda College of Technology and Management, Institute of Technology and Management, Gagan College of Management & Technology, Magalayatan University amongst others.
Aligarh is a well-established and a well-known medical hub of the region, catering to nearby region. It is home to famous UNANI medicine, an alternative form of medicine. Moreover, it is home to many established hospitals such as Aligarh Medical College, Azmal Khan Tibbiya Medical Hospital (Aligarh Muslim University).In 2016, J.N. Medical College of Aligarh Muslim University has ranked 12 by India Today.
CULTURAL ASPECTS AND RECREATIONAL ASSETS:
Aligarh’s Numaish Festival is famous and enjoys local patronage. Several lacks of tourists throng to Aligarh during the Numaish Festival organised annually at the Numaish (Exhibition) Ground in the city spread over and area of approx. 35000 sqm. Aligarh also has some recreation facilities like Jawahar Park (Naqvi Park) , Achal Tal. Achal Tal Area is well known for its temple complex, which has various significance.
40.4 Sq. KM (2011)
22,555.02 per sq. KM (2011)
68.52% % (2011)
22.78% % (2011)
30.6 % (2001)
894 females per 1000 males (2011)