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Municipal Corporation Ayodhya Office
Municipal Corporation Ayodhya Office
Ayodhya is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Ayodhya is located in India
Ayodhya (India)
Ayodhya is located in Asia
Ayodhya (Asia)
Coordinates: 26°46′23″N 82°08′46″E / 26.773°N 82.146°E / 26.773; 82.146Coordinates: 26°46′23″N 82°08′46″E / 26.773°N 82.146°E / 26.773; 82.146
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
 • TypeMunicipal corporation
 • BodyAyodhya Municipal Corporation
 • Total80 km2 (30 sq mi)
97 m (318 ft)
 • Total557,845
 • Rank10
 • Density7,000/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Official language
 • Official languageHindi[1]
 • Additional official languageUrdu[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code05278
Vehicle registrationUP-42
Sex ratio998/1000 /

Ayodhya (Hindustani: [əˈjoːdʱːjaː] (audio speaker iconlisten); IAST: Ayodhyā) is a city situated on the banks of holy river Saryu in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ayodhya district as well as the Ayodhya division of Uttar Pradesh, India.[5][6] It shares a municipal corporation with its neighbouring twin city of Faizabad. The Ramayana tells that Raam, a god of Hindus, was born in Ayodhya. Ayodhya is on the bank of the Sarayu River. The population of Ayodhya city is 144,924 as per 2001 census. Ayodhya is especially known for being Place of Birth Shri Ram its call Sri Ram Janam Bhumi from Ayodhya. Ayodhya cant Station is around 7 km from Ayodhya. Shri Ram Janam Bhumi is on the road to Ayodhya. Hence every person from south region going to Ayodhya must go through by plane or bus and metro.

According to 2011 Census of India, the total population of Ayodhya is 167,544; out of which males are 87,279 and females are 80,265 respectively.[2][3]

Sports[change | change source]

Ayodhya Stadium under construction
  • Ayodhya Sports Complex
  • Ayodhya International Sports Stadium

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 July 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Faizabad City Population Census 2011-2022 | Uttar Pradesh
  3. Official Website of Nagar Nigam, Ayodhya / Faizabad City / Population