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Geography of Fatehpur

FatehpurFatehpur city is elevated at a height of 110 meters above sea level which is about 360 feet. Fatehpur has its coordinates at 25.93° North latitude and 80.8° East longitude. The soil is fertile as the land is situated between two holy rivers that mark the land a name called Doab which means “land of two rivers”.

Fatehpur is bounded by Haswa Tehsil in the East, Bhitaura Tehsil in the North, Malwan Tehsil in the North and Devmai Tehsil in the North. The nearby cities are Purva, Fatehpur, Hamirpur and Raebareli. Fatehpur lies very close to two main cities are Uttar Pradesh which are Allahabad at 117 km and Kanpur at 76 km away from the city; both these cities are well-connected with Fatehpur through roadways and railways.

Water Bodies in Fatehpur

There are numerous small water bodies, ponds, river canal in the city which in turn fertile the soil and also turns out to be one of the major source of water supply in Fatehpur. Few ponds in the city are the Railway Pond, Patel Nagar Pond, MCD pond, Katcheri pond, Pakka Talaab and Abu Nagar pond. The major lakes in the city are the Al Muslim Lake, Momin Lake and Altamas Lake.

Demography of Fatehpur

As per 2011 census Fatehpur has a total population 193,801 in which the total male count is about 101,620 and the female count is about 92,181. The literacy rate of Fatehpur is 77.69 percent.

Nearby Places of Interest

Fatehpur is well connected with roadways and railways to all its nearby tourist destinations like Raebareli at 61 km, Kanpur at 76 km, Kaushambi at 97 km, Bithur at 104 km and Lucknow at 114 km from Fatehpur.

Areas and Localities in Fatehpur

The main localities in the city are the Khammbhapur, Radha Nagar, Khushwaqtrai Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Police lines, Harihar ganj, Jai Ram Nagar, Krishna colony, Shadipur, Shadipur Chauraha, Collector Ganj, Gadhiwa, Naya Ganj, Krishna Bihari Nagar, Verma Chauraha, Gautam Nagar, Peeranpur, Shanthi Nagar, Jwalaganj, Maswani, Ahmad Ganj, Amarjai, Lala Bazaar, Civil lines, North civil lines, Murain Tola, Awas Vikas colony, Chowk, Lathi Mohal, Baqar Ganj, Vaqeer Ganj, Awas Vikas, Abu Nagar, North Abu Nagar, Gayaha, Tambeshwar Puram, Gopal Nagar, Kanshi Ram Colony, Vaqeer Ganj, Sharhara, Nauwa Bagh and Bakandha. All these localities in the city are well-connected by means of roadways.

The Grand Trunk road passes through Abu Nagar in Fatehpur. This locality homes the Altamas Lake, an overhead water tank, Sadar hospital and few more water bodies. The other main roads in Abu Nagar are the Arshil street and the Connecting road.

Gautam Nagar homes the Fatehpur railway station, Patel Nagar Pond, ITI playground, Nehru Park and Hindustan Newspaper office. The main roadways in Gautam Nagar are Ismailganj road, Patel Nagar road, Shadipur road and ITI road. The state highway UP SH 13 passes through Radha Nagar. This locality houses PNB bank and Sagar Palace. The police lines locality in the city homes many ponds like the PAC pond, railway pond, MCD pond and few other water bodies. The police lines operates the Fatehpur head post office, Police line colony, PAC parade ground, overhead water tank and BSNL office.

The Awas Vikas locality homes Arshil Lake, Momin Lake and few more water bodies. Civil line locality in Fatehpur homes Katcheri pond and Navaiya Lake. This locality in the city operates few main government agencies like the District Collectorate office, district court, post office and LIC head office. Ambedkar Park, Katchery ground and Utsav palace belongs to this locality. The Doordarshan relay centre and a water tank belong to the Awas Vikas Colony locality. The Hariharganj locality homes the electrical substation and Hotel A INN. Through Gopal Nagar the Grand Trunk road passes and the locality houses Radha Vatika and Shyam motors. The Chowk locality in the city has Laxmi talkies, Hotel Diplomat and Post office.

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