Ghaziabad

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Ghaziabad
Nickname(s): 
Gateway of Uttar Pradesh
Map of Ghaziabad
Map of Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad
Map of Ghaziabad
Map of Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad
Map of Ghaziabad
Map of Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad
Coordinates: 28°40′N 77°25′E / 28.67°N 77.42°E / 28.67; 77.42Coordinates: 28°40′N 77°25′E / 28.67°N 77.42°E / 28.67; 77.42
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictGhaziabad
Founded byWazir Ghazi-ud-Din
Government
 • BodyMunicipal Corporation
 • MayorAsha Sharma (BJP)
Area
 • Total210 km2 (80 sq mi)
Elevation
214 m (702 ft)
Population
 (2011 census provisional data)[1]
 • Total1,729,000
 • Density8,200/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ghaziabadi
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
201 XXX
Telephone code91-120
Vehicle registrationUP-14
Websiteghaziabad.nic.in

Ghaziabad is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a part of the National Capital Region (NCR) and lies on the border of India's capital city New Delhi. According to the 2011 census, the city had 1,636,068 people living in it making it the 21st most populous city in India. Ghaziabad is a planned and industrial city. Ghaziabad was ranked as the second fastest growing city in the world by a City Mayors Foundation survey.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ghaziabad Information".