Get exclusive access to content from our 1768 First Edition with your subscription. Man selling guavas in the town of Balrampur, flooded by heavy monsoon rains, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2007. Dept. The rural settlements are characterized by compact villages in the western part of the state, groupings of hamlets in the eastern part, and a combination of the two in the central part. Some one-fifth of the state’s people are classified officially as Scheduled Castes (formerly called “untouchables”; groups that officially occupy a low position within the caste system). Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh): Two Dalit sisters, both minors, were allegedly killed and their bodies dumped in a pond in a village in the Asodhar area of this Uttar Pradesh district, police said on Monday. High temperatures of about 120 °F (50 °C) have been recorded at Gonda, northwest of Faizabad. Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh: Voting for 11 MLC seats underway amid tight security. Villages near the cities, however, are likely to have cement-plastered homes, paved roads, and electricity. It was created on 1st April 1937 as United Province and later renamed to 1 as Uttar Pradesh. Most urban inhabitants live in cities with populations of more than 100,000. Police in India's Uttar Pradesh state have arrested a Muslim man for allegedly trying to convert a Hindu woman to Islam. Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in India. Nel 2000 la parte himalayana dello stato è divenuta un nuovo Stato federale, denominato Uttaranchal (che significa "la parte settentrionale dello Stato"). Nel 1920 la capitale fu trasferita da Prayagraj a Lucknow anche se alcune funzioni amministrative e giudiziarie sono tuttora esercitate da Prayagraj. The Ganges and its main tributaries—the Yamuna, the Ramganga, the Gomati, the Ghaghara, and the Gandak rivers—are fed by the perpetual snows of the Himalayas. You can travel from one end of Australia to the other,but everywhere on that vast continent you will find that people dress in the same way, eat the same kind of food,listen to the same music. Omissions? In what state is Bengaluru? The vast majority of Uttar Pradesh lies within the Gangetic Plain, which is composed of alluvial deposits brought down from the Himalayas to the north by the vast Ganges network. L'Uttar Pradesh è suddiviso in 76 distretti raggruppati in 19 divisioni geografiche: Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Azamgarh, Bahraich, Bareilly, Basti, Chitrakoot, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Mirzapur, Moradabad, Saharanpur e Varanasi. Uttar Pradesh (Hindi: à¤à¤¤à¥à¤¤à¤° à¤ªà¥à¤°à¤¦à¥à¤¶, Urdu: Ø§ØªØ± Ù¾Ø±Ø¯ÛØ´ â â) is a state in northern India.For short, people call it UP. Allahabad (on the site of the ancient holy city of Prayag), located at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers, is another city sacred to Hindus. Annual rainfall in the state ranges from 40–80 inches (1,000–2,000 mm) in the east to 24–40 inches (600–1,000 mm) in the west. It is recognised in the later Vedic Age as Brahmarshi Desha or Madhya Desha. Lucknow is the capital city and Allahabad is the Judiciary Capital of the state. Coauthor of. From ancient temples to national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, historic places, spectacular architectural marvels, massive forts, and scenic beauty, the state is rich in every sense. A traditional village in Uttar Pradesh is a cluster of mud huts with roofs made of thatch (such as straw) or clay tiles and few amenities of modern living. Pop. This state is considered very pure as it is the birth place of Lord Rama, Krishna and Gautama Buddha. The majority of the state’s population lives in rural areas. Agra, in the western part of the state, is the site of the Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahān (ruled 1628–58) in memory of his wife; it is the most famous tourist attraction in India. There also are relatively small groups of Sikhs, Christians, Jains, and Buddhists. Uttar Pradesh is a state which is located in the Northern part of India. The Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission, in its report submitted before the Chief Minister a year ago, had proposed such a law in the state citing rising incidents of forced religious conversions or conversions through fraudulent ways. Uttar Pradesh: Six children among 14 killed in head-on collision between SUV, truck in Pratapgarh The accident, in which all the occupants of the SUV died, happened on the Prayagraj-Lucknow highway near Deshraj Inara village around 11.45 pm on Thursday Questa pagina è stata modificata per l'ultima volta il 9 set 2020 alle 20:30. The climate of Uttar Pradesh is the tropical monsoon type, with warm weather year-round. Urdu, additionally an official state language, is primarily spoken by Muslims. The history of Uttar Pradesh is very ancient and interesting. This is probably yet another interesting fact that most of the people do not know about Uttar Pradesh. Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students. Explore India’s vibrant geography and history with this quiz. The vernacular Hindustani is widely understood. È il quinto stato per estensione dell'India e il più popolato, che ne fa la più popolata unità amministrativa di primo livello nel mondo, superata in questo da soli sette stati nazionali. The election will be held as per COVID-19 guidelines and voters have been asked to come to the polling centres wearing masks. Uttar Pradesh (letteralmente "provincia del nord", abbreviato U.P., hindi: à¤à¤¤à¥à¤¤à¤° à¤ªà¥à¤°à¤¦à¥à¤¶, urdu: Ø§ØªØ± Ù¾Ø±Ø¯ÛØ´, ËÊtÌªtÌªÉr prÉËdÌªeËÊ) è uno Stato dell'India settentrionale. The Son, also originating in the Vindhya Range, drains the southeastern part of the state and joins the Ganges beyond the state borders (in Bihar). News India: Uttar Pradesh becomes first state to outlaw 'love jihad' marriages. The sex ratio also has improved and since the early 21st century has exceeded 900 females per 1,000 males. Uttar Pradesh (letteralmente "provincia del nord", abbreviato U.P., hindi: उत्तर प्रदेश, urdu: اتر پردیش, ˈʊt̪t̪ər prəˈd̪eːʃ) è uno Stato dell'India settentrionale. Among the largest cities of Uttar Pradesh are Kanpur, Lucknow, Agra, Varanasi, Meerut, and Allahabad. The vegetation of Uttar Pradesh consists mostly of scrub. Sanjay Singh has been continuously touring Uttar Pradesh since August and is leading the party from the front. Uttar Pradesh is a land of culture, tradition, history, festival, black spell, agriculture, cuisines, and tourist spots. The history of Uttar Pradesh the Northern Indian state, stretches back technically to its formation on 1 April 1937 as the North-Western Provinces of Agra and Awadh, but the region itself shows the presence of human habitation dating back to between 85,000 and 73,000 years ago. The soils in the southern part of the state are generally mixed red and black or red-to-yellow. Forests are generally concentrated in the southern uplands. Average high temperatures in Lucknow range from about 70 °F (low 20s C) in January to over 100 °F (38 °C) in May and June. Uttar Pradesh NEET Counseling 2020 : NEET Counseling process in UP Organized by Director General Medical Education & Training Lucknow UP.The schedule for the counseling of UP NEET Counseling 2020 will be released in the Third week of October 2020.UP NEET 2020 counseling will take place in three rounds, the third round is an open round or mop-up round. According to party sources, AAP will testing waters with the panchayat elections before it makes a debut in the 2022 assembly elections. Uttar Pradesh is also regarded by many Hindus as the birthplace of the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Because of that high growth rate and a substantial reduction in infant mortality in the 20th century, there has been a significant increase in the proportion of young adults and children. Geographical Facts about Uttar Pradesh It borders along with 9 other states â Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh in north, Haryana, Delhi and Rajasthan in west, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in south, Bihar and Jharkhand in east. In the early 21st century it had an overall population density of more than twice the national average. Uttar Pradesh, the most populous and fourth largest state of India, which lies in the north-central part of the country. Hindi is an official language of the state and the mother tongue of most of the people. The early modern period in the region started in 1526 after â¦ Several sacred books of the Aryans were also composed here. L'Uttar Pradesh confina a nord-ovest con l'Himachal Pradesh, a nord ha un confine internazionale con il Nepal, a nord-ovest confina con l'Uttarakhand, a est con il Bihar, a sud e a sud-est con il Madhya Pradesh, a sud-ovest con il Rajasthan ed a ovest con l'Haryana ed il territorio di Delhi. È il quinto stato per estensione dell'India e il più popolato, che ne fa la più popolata unità amministrativa di primo livello nel mondo, superata in questo da soli sette stati nazionali. Kanpur, located in the central portion of the state, is the premier industrial city of Uttar Pradesh. https://www.britannica.com/place/Uttar-Pradesh, Official Tourism Site of Uttar Pradesh, India, Uttar Pradesh - Student Encyclopedia (Ages 11 and up). "PM Has Decided When There Will Be War With China, Pak": UP BJP Chief â RAVIKANTH S (@RavikanthS_) October 25, 2020 The elevation of that region rarely exceeds 1,000 feet. By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. The stateâs name is Hindi for ânorthern stateâ and its capital is Lucknow, in the west-central part of the state. A much tinier proportion of the people are officially classified as Scheduled Tribes (generally applied to indigenous peoples who fall outside the predominant Indian social hierarchy). Lucknow is the capital city of UP.. The Chambal, the Betwa, and the Ken, originating from the Vindhya Range, drain the southwestern part of the state before joining the Yamuna. La lingua parlata nella parte occidentale dello stato, denominata Khadiboli, è la base della lingua Hindi. The "love jihad" conspiracy theory supposedly involves Muslim men forcing women to convert through marriage. Up News (à¤¯à¥à¤ªà¥ à¤¨à¥à¤¯à¥à¤à¤¼): Uttar Pradesh Hindi News(à¤à¤¤à¥à¤¤à¤° à¤ªà¥à¤°à¤¦à¥à¤¶ à¤¸à¤®à¤¾à¤à¤¾à¤°), Latest News in UP on Lok Sabha Elections 2019,Politics,Crime,Results,Breaking Hindi News only at Dainik Bhaskar It was the first home of the Vedic religion developed by the earliest lndo-Aryan immigrants from around 1500 BC. About 90 percent of the rainfall occurs during the southwest monsoon, lasting from about June to September. (2011) 199,581,477. This colourless uniformity is apparent in many other countries of the world,both East and West. Toward the end of the 19th century, dire poverty and the promise of better opportunities forced many people of the region to emigrate to distant lands, such as South Africa, Mauritius, Fiji, and the West Indies. Cosicché il territorio rimasto è quasi interamente pianeggiante, drenato dal fiume Gange e dai suoi affluenti, ed è costituito da fertili suoli alluvionali. The bodies of the victims with injury marks in the eyes were retrieved from the pond late in the evening, they said. Its economy is largely dependent on Agriculture and Service Sector which comprises of Travel and Tourism, Hotel Industry, Real Estate etc. Area 93,933 square miles (243,286 square km). Uttar Pradesh shares its boundary with maximum number of states of India. Le origini dell'attuale Stato sono da rintracciare nella Bengal Presidency istituita dai britannici. Uno dei principali affluenti del Gange è l'Yamuna, che dopo aver bagnato Mathura e Agra, confluisce nel Gange a Prayagraj. Main entrance to the Hindu temple at Badrinath, Uttar Pradesh, India. With most of the rainfall concentrated during that four-month period, floods are a recurring problem and can cause fatalities and heavy damage to crops and property, particularly in the eastern part of the state. Meerut, northeast of Delhi, is an important centre of transportation, trade, and industry. In the sixth century B.C., Uttar Pradesh was associated with two new reliâ¦ 6,06,569 diyas were lit as part of the first Deepotsav celebrations since the Supreme Courts verdict on the Ram Temple Construction. Much of the area of Uttar Pradesh is covered by a deep layer of alluvium spread by the slow-moving rivers of the Ganges system. Uttar Pradesh is the largest heavily polluted state of India and some recent reports have confirmed that Uttar Pradesh is the worldâs largest heavily populated state. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has written a letter to the Uttar Pradesh government regarding suspension of Dr. Kafeel Khan. info), líkas: Pangulung Lalawigan), [maralas deng ausang U.P. Navigate parenthood with the help of the Raising Curious Learners podcast. But Uttar Pradesh is a world in itself.' Uttar Pradesh touches 9 other state borders. Nel 1833 dalla Bengal Presidency fu staccata la Presidency of Agra. Uttar Pradesh shares its borders with Nepal on the north, the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh on the northwest, Haryana, Delhi and Rajasthan on the west, Madhya Pradesh on the south, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand on the southeast, and Bihar on the east. More recently, however, out-migration from Uttar Pradesh has been mainly to other parts of India, particularly to large cities such as Kolkata (Calcutta), Mumbai (Bombay), and Delhi. In a controversial remark, BJP's Uttar Pradesh chief Swatantra Dev Singh said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided when the country would be at war with Pakistan and China. Let us know if you have suggestions to improve this article (requires login). Dr. Khan was suspended from the BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, after being accused of involvement in deaths of â¦ Il territorio era interessato nella parte settentrionale dalla catena himalayana, ma questo territorio montuoso è stato quasi completamente incluso nel nuovo stato di Uttarakhand nato nel 2000. The Uttar Pradesh government approved the ordinance, Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion Bill 2020, that seeks to bar âforceful religious conversionsâ, including for marriage, on 24 November The ordinance provides for an imprisonment of 1-10 years and a â¦ Its official and widely spoken languages are Hindi and Urdu. Updates? To preserve its wildlife, the state has established several game sanctuaries. The state is well drained by a number of rivers originating in either the Himalayas to the north or the Vindhya Range to the south. It lies in the north-central part of the country. The state can be divided into two physiographic regions: the central plains of the Ganges (Ganga) River and its tributaries (part of the Indo-Gangetic Plain) and the southern uplands. Please select which sections you would like to print: Corrections? Delhi lies on which river? Dal 2011, ospita il Gran Premio d'India di Formula 1 su un circuito costruito a Greater Noida. Ghat on the Yamuna River at Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India. Director, Environmental Sciences, Tetra Tech, Inc., San Bernardino, California. Two great epics of India, Ramayana and Mahabharata, appear to have been inspired by Uttar Pradesh. Nel 1947 in seguito all'indipendenza gli Stati di Banares, Tehri-Garwhal e Rampur furono uniti alle United Provinces che nel 1950 assunsero il nome di Uttar Pradesh, che significa "provincia settentrionale". The southern uplands form part of the highly dissected and rugged Vindhya Range, which rises generally toward the southeast. Facts about Uttar Pradesh â The state of Uttar Pradesh lies in the northern part of India. Lucknow, the state capital, is about 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Kanpur. Muslims are the largest religious minority. La capitale dello stato è Lucknow, posta al centro dello stato, sul fiume Gomti. The population of the state is 199,581,477 (census 2011). Learn more about Uttar Pradeshâs history and government in this article. Most of that area is a featureless, though fertile, plain varying in elevation from about 1,000 feet (300 metres) in the northwest to about 190 feet (60 metres) in the extreme east. Uttar Pradesh is bordered by the state of Uttarakhand and the country of Nepal to the north, the state of Bihar to the east, the states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to the southeast, the state of Madhya Pradesh to the south, and the states of Rajasthan and Haryana and the national capital territory of Delhi to the west. After U.P., Assam and Chhattisgarh are two states which â¦ The Gangetic Plain supports the overwhelming majority of the state’s population. Animals of the region include tigers, leopards, elephants, wild boars, and crocodiles, as well as pigeons, doves, wild ducks, partridges, peafowls, blue jays, quails, and woodpeckers. The population of Uttar Pradesh continues to grow at a high rate. Apprising about the mission, Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Rajendra Kumar Tiwari said that a programme will be organised to create more employment and self-employment jobs in various departments, organisations, voluntary organisations, corporations, councils, boards and various local bodies of the state government. Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister and government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said the ordinance provides punishment with imprisonment for a minimum period of one year and a â¦ The region seems to have been domesticated as early as 6,000 BC. Varanasi, the city most sacred to Hindus, is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. Its capital is Lucknow, in the west-central part of the state. How many countries border India? Il Gange a monte di Prayagraj bagna tra le altre la città di Kanpur, la più grande dello stato, ed a valle Varanasi, città sacra agli indù. The Rumi Darwaza, or Turkish Gate, in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. The vast majority of the people, including members of all levels of the caste hierarchy, are Hindus. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. It covers an area of 93,933 mi² (243,286 km²).It is bigger than the United Kingdom but smaller than Guinea. Several species, such as lions from the Gangetic Plain, have become extinct. - Ruskin Bond. Historyï Uttar Pradesh, abbreviated U.P., is a state locatedin northern India. Nel 1902 fu istituita l'unità amministrativa delle United Provinces of Agra and Oudh il cui nome fu in seguito ridotto a United Provinces. Oltre lo Hindi nelle aree urbane è diffuso l'Urdu che è lingua ufficiale dello Stato, accanto all’Hindi. Uttar Pradesh, the most populous and fourth largest state of India. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. 4. of Information and Public Relations, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, India While surfing through this page you will come across directories/links to different web sites. The state governments set up over a dozen cases against him, he remains unrelenting. It was in Uttar Pradesh â¦ Many great sages of the Vedic times like Bhardwaja, Gautam, Yagyavalkaya, Vashishtha, Vishwamitra and Valmiki flourished in this state. The contents of these sites are not to be construed as a responsibility of or endorsement by Dept. In the Vedic period, it formed part of Madhyadesha (Middle Country). Periodic failure of monsoons results in drought conditions. On January 26, 1950, when India became a republic, the state was given its present name, Uttar Pradesh (literally, “Northern State”). https://it.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Uttar_Pradesh&oldid=115432474, Voci non biografiche con codici di controllo di autorità, licenza Creative Commons Attribuzione-Condividi allo stesso modo. Il Gomti bagna anche Moradabad e Jaunpur prima di confluire nel Gange. Those extremely fertile alluvial soils range from sandy to clayey loam.