The state of Uttar Pradesh lies in northern India. It shares borders with Nepal to the north, and the Indian states of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Delhi to the northwest, Rajasthan to the west, Madhya Pradesh to the south, and Bihar to the east.
This is the most populous state in the country, with many large cities and numerous tourist attractions such as the world-famous Taj Mahal, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, in the major city of Agra.
In Agra, there is also the spectacular red Agra Fort, which was once the residence of emperors. Lucknow, the capital, has been a significant city for centuries as the cultural centre of North India.
This state is home to a number of pilgrimage sites and Hindu temples, including the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi.
In this Hindu holy city, you can also visit the sacred Dashashwamedh Ghat and bathe in the Ganges River.
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Apart from magnificent historical monuments and temples, Uttar Pradesh has a vibrant culture and diverse landscapes to explore, such as the Gangetic Plain in the state's centre and the Himalayan foothills in the north.
Population: estimated 231,5 million people
Other major cities: Agra, Kanpur, Varanasi
Major tourist destinations: Agra, Varanasi, Lucknow, Allahabad, Kanpur, Mathura, Kushinagar
Nearest Airports: Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (LKO), Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport (VNS)