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Clockwise frae tap left: Aw Saunts Cathedral, Khusro Bagh, the Prayagraj Heich Coort, the New Yamuna Brig near Sangam, skyline o Ceevil Lines, the Varsity o Prayagraj, Thornhill Mayne Memorial at Alfred Park an Anand Bhavan.
Ceety o Prime Meenisters,[1]
Sangam Ceety[2]
Prayagraj is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location o Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 25°27′N 81°51′E / 25.450°N 81.850°E / 25.450; 81.850Coordinates: 25°27′N 81°51′E / 25.450°N 81.850°E / 25.450; 81.850
StateUttar Pradesh
 • TeepMayor–Cooncil
 • BodiPrayagraj Municipal Corporation
 • MayorAbhilasha Gupta
 • Metropolis70.5 km2 (27.2 sq mi)
98 m (322 ft)
 • Metropolis1,117,094
 • Rank36t
 • Density16,000/km2 (41,000/sq mi)
 • Metro1,216,719
 • Metro rank
Demonym(s)Allahabadi, Ilahabadi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code+91-532
Vehicle registrationUP-70
Sex ratio978 /1000

Prayagraj, cried Allahabad an aa, is a ceety in the Indie state o Uttar Pradesh an the admeenistrative heidquarters o Prayagraj Destrict, the maist populous destrict in the state. Prayagraj is yin o' th' maist important hindu pilgrimage sites 'n' hosts th' Kumbh Mela ilka twelve years, whilk is considered th' lairgest religious festival in th' world.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Th' 2011 census reported a population o' 1,112,544 in th' 82 km² area governed by Prayagraj Municipal Corporation.

Hindi, th' official state leid, is th' dominant leid in Prayagraj. Urdu 'n' ither languages ur spoken by a sizeable minority. Hindus form th' maist folk o' Prayagrajs population, muslims compose a lairge minority.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Th' building sector is a muckle pairt o' Prayagrajs economy, bit an' a', government offices, research institutions, shoaps, banking, tourism.

Average household income o' th' toon is Eur € 2.013.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "City of Prime Ministers". Government of Uttar Pradesh. Archived frae the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  2. Mani, Rajiv (21 Mey 2014). "Sangam city, Allahabad". Times of India. Times Group. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  3. "Census 2011" (PDF). censusindia. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner. Retrieved 25 Juin 2014.
  4. "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). censusindia. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner,. Retrieved 25 Juin 2014.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  5. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 5 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 15 Januar 2022.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)