Location : Northern part of India
Capital : Lucknow
Main language : Hindi and Urdu
Dialects : Khariboli, Awadhi, Braj Bhasha etc.
Area : 243286 km2 (93933 sq m)
Terrains : The state has a flat topography and has several water bodies within its territories like rivers, lakes and ponds. Low altitude hills and plateau are evident in the southern part of the country.
Climate : The Climate in Uttar Pradesh is of a sub tropical nature and varies all over the state. During summer the place becomes extremely hot attaining at most 49 degree Celsius. Winter is pretty cold and monsoon often bring floods in several parts of the state. However, distribution of rainfall is uneven throughout the state and drought is a major problem in UP.
Other languages spoken : English
Important Tourist Destinations :
Agra city, Agra fort, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Allabad, Varanasi and Lucknow.
Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi Ghat, Baij Nath Temple, Lakha Mandal Temple etc.
Best time to Visit : October to March
By Air : Uttar Pradesh has 23 air strips and four major airports. The domestic airports of UP are located at Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur and Varanasi. The international airports in Uttar Pradesh are situated in Varanasi and Lucknow.
By Rail : The extensive network of railways connects all the major cities and smaller cities of the state. Uttar Pradesh railway network is the largest network of railways in India.
By Road : The roadways in UP are quite dense and the density of road in Uttar Pradesh is the highest in India. The urban network of roads is highly developed and the state has expressways that makes moving within Uttar Pradesh an easy business.