UTTAR PRADESH



  • Capital - Lucknow
  • Number Of Districts - 75.
  • Formed On - 1 April 1937.
  • Chief Minister - Yogi Aditynathan.
  • Governor - Ram Naik.
  • High Court - Allahabad High Court.
  • Chief Justice - Justice Dilip Balasaheb Bhosale.
  • Language - Hindi, Urdu, Bhojpuri.
  • State Animal - Swamp Deer.
  • State Bird - Sarus Crane.
  • State Flower - Brahm Kamal.
  • Tribes -Baiga, Agariya, Patari, Bind, Chero, Kharwar, Bhuiya.
  • Festivals - Diwali, Maha kumbh mela, Ramanavami, Maha shivratri, Janmashtami, Vijayadashami, Yoga festival.
  • Folk Dance - Chholia, Rasila, Khyal, Nautanki, Naqal, Swanga, Charkula, Ahir dance, Chikankari dance.
  • Classical Dance - Kathak.
  • Temples - Kashi Vishwanath temple, Tulasi mata temple, Hanuman setu temple, Shri Radhagovind temple,Ram Janmbhumi, Sankat mochan, Sarnath temple, Banke bihari temple.
  • Rivers - Ganga, Yamuna, Ramganga, Gomti, Ghagra, Chambal, Betwa.
  • Important dams & associated rivers-
  1. Rihand  Dam - Rihand River.
  2. Matatila  Dam - Betwa River.
  3. Dhanraul Dam - Ghaghar River.
  4. Parichha Dam- Betwa River.
  5. Rajghat Dam - Betwa River.
  6. Dhurwara Dam- Betwa River.
  7. Obra Dam - Rihand River.
  • Power Plants -        
  1. Narora Atomic Power Station.
  2. Unchahar Thermal Power Station.
  3. Harduaganj Thermal Power Station.
  4. Tanda Thermal Power Station.
  5. Parichha Thermal Power Station.
  6. Panki Thermal Power Station.
  7. Obra Thermal Power Station.
  8. Anpara Thermal Power Station.
  • National Park - Dudhwa National Park.
  • Tiger Reserve - Amangarh (buffer of Corbett TR), Dudhwa, Pilibhit.
  • Bird Sanctuary -  
  1. Lakh Bahosi Sanctuary.
  2. Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary.
  3. Okhla Sanctuary.
  4. Patna Bird Sanctuary.
  5. Saman Sanctuary.
  6. Samaspur Sanctuary.
  7. Sandi Bird Sanctuary.
  8. Bakhira Sanctuary.
  9. Thasrana Bird Sanctuary.
  • Wildlife Sanctuary - 
  1.  Bakhira WLS.
  2. Chandraprabha WLS.
  3. Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Bird WLS.
  4. Hastinapur WLS.
  5. Vijai Sagar WLS.
  6.  Katerniaghat WLS.
  7. Kishanpur WLS.
  8. Lakh Bahosi Bird WLS.
  9. Mahavir Swami WLS.
  10. National Chambal WLS.
  11. Nawabganj WLS.
  12. Okhala Bird WLS.
  13. Parvati Aranga WLS.
  14. Patna WLS.
  15. Ranipur WLS.
  16. Saman Bird WLS.
  17.  Samaspur WLS.
  18. Sandi Bird WLS.
  19. Sohagibarwa WLS.
  20. Sohelwa WLS.
  21. Sur Sarovar WLS.
  22. Jai Prakash Narayan (Surhatal) Bird WLS.
  23. Turtle WLS.
  • Important Stadiums - 
  1. Green Park Cricket Stadium.
  2. Faizabad Sports Complex.
  3. Buddha International Circuit Stadium.
  4. Dhyan Chand Astrouturf Stadium.
  5. Ekana International Stadium.
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru Cricket Stadium.
  7. Sahara Cricket Stadium.
  8. Dr. B.R.Ambedkar International Stadium.
  • Lakes -
  1. Barua  lake.
  2. Belasagar lake.
  3. Keetham lake.
  4. Darwan lake.
  5. Ramgarh lake.
  6. Raja ka tal.
  7. Surha lake.
  • Waterfall - 
  1. Mukkha waterfall.
  2. Rajdari waterfall.
  3. Lakhaniya waterfall.
  • Airports - 
  1. Chaudhari Charan Singh International Airport.
  2. Lal Bahadur Shastri  Airport.
  • Archeological Sites  - Agra fort, Taj mahal, Manikarnika ghat, Bada imambara, Jama mosque, Victria memorial, Chunar fort, Fatehpur sikri, Zansi fort, tomb of Akbar the great.
  • UNESCO World Heritage SiteAgra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri,Taj Mahal.
  • Important Historical Sites- Sarnath & Kushinagar.
  • Important Cities and Nicknames - 
  1. Agra -City of Taj.
  2. Allahabad - Sangam City, Abode of God.
  3. Kannauj - Grasse of the East, Perfume Capital of India, Harsh Vardhan City.
  4. Kanpur - Leather City of the World,  Manchester of the East.
  5. Lucknow-City of Nawabs, Shiraz-e-Hind, Constantinople of the East.
  6. Varanasi - Spiritual Capital of India, Oldest city in the world.