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Fatehpur Sikri

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Fatehpur Sikri
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Diwan-i-Khas – Haw o Private Audience
CriteriaCultural: ii, iii, iv
Inscription1986 (10t Session)
Coordinates27°05′28″N 77°39′40″E / 27.091°N 77.661°E / 27.091; 77.661Coordinates: 27°05′28″N 77°39′40″E / 27.091°N 77.661°E / 27.091; 77.661
Fatehpur Sikri is located in Uttar Pradesh
Fatehpur Sikri
Location o Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh

Fatehpur Sikri (Hindi: फ़तेहपुर सीकरी, Urdu: فتحپور سیکری‎) is a ceety an a municipal board in Agra district in the state o Uttar Pradesh, Indie. The ceety wis foondit in 1569 bi the Mughal emperor Akbar, an served as the caipital o the Mughal Empire frae 1571 tae 1585.[1] Efter his military victories ower Chittor an Ranthambore, Akbar decidit tae shift his caipital frae Agra tae a new location 23 mile (37 km) W.S.W on the Sikri ridge, tae honor the Sufi saunt Salim Chishti.


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  1. "Imperial Gazetteer of India". Digital South Asia Library. Oxford. pp. 84–85. Retrieved 4 November 2012. |chapter= ignored (help)