Clockwise from top left: Montage of Allahabad: clockwise from top left: All Saints Cathedral, Muir Central College of Allahabad University, Khusro Bagh, New Yamuna Bridge, Anand Bhavan, Triveni Sangam, Allahabad High Court, Thornhill Mayne Memorial
|• Type||Municipal Corporation|
|• Body||Allahabad Municipal Corporation|
|• Mayor||Abhilasha Gupta (BJP)|
|• Divisional Commissioner||Ashish Kumar Goel, IAS|
|• District Magistrate||Bhanu Chandra Goswami, IAS|
|• Inspector General, Allahabad Range||Mohit Aggarwal, IPS|
|• Senior Superintendent of Police||Nitin Tiwari, IPS|
|• Metropolis||82 km2 (32 sq mi)|
|Elevation||98 m (322 ft)|
|• Density||14,000/km2 (35,000/sq mi)|
|• Metro rank||40th|
|Demonyms||Prayagraji, Allahabadi, Ilahabadi|
|• Additional official||Urdu|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Sex ratio||852 ♀/1000♂|
|Website||Official district website|
Prayagraj (Hindi: प्रयागराज formerly called as Allahabad), is a city in Uttar Pradesh state of India. It is located where Ganges and Yamuna rivers join. This city is a holy city for Hindus. It is best known for Kumbh fair. This fair occurs every 12th year in Prayagraj.
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