Allahabad

Published: 11.01.2013

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Pradesh


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Allahabad

is a city in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the administrative headquarters of the Allahabad District. Allahabad is the seventh most populous city in Uttar Pradesh, with an estimated population of 1.74 million living in the city and district area.

The city's original name - Prayaga, or "place of sacrifice" - comes from its position at the sacred union of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati. It is the second-oldest city in India and plays a central role in the Hindu scriptures. The city contains many temples and palaces.

PIN 211001-18
Telephone code 91-532

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