Info and facts agra

Agra city is an important tourist place in terms of historical and architectural attractions in its precincts. The city has been ruled by the great dynasties of India. The city of Agra, as it exists today, holds the memories of the past as well the modernity that has reached its borders. Some important facts about the city are:

Location : Uttar Pradesh State, India.
Distance from National Capital : 200 kms approx.
Estimated population: 1.4 millions.
Altitude: 169 Meters above sea level
Area:   4082 sq. km.
Winter: 4.20 C 31.70 C
Language: Hindi, Urdu, English
Temperature: Summer - 21.90 °C - 45.00 °C
Rainfall: Average yearly 66 cm.


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Country Code (India):   0091
STD code: 0562

is famous for handicrafts products such as inley work on Marvel, Leather work, Footwear, Brasswear, Carpets, Jwellery, Zari and Embroidery work. It is also well known for Petha, Dalmoth and Gajak.

Much of this is available around the Taj complex.

The main shopping areas are the Sadar Bazar, Kinari Bazar and Munro Road. State emporia Gangotri (UP Govt.), Kairali(Kerala), Black Partridge (Haryana) and Kashmir Government Arts Emporium are all located at the Taj Mahal Shopping Arcade, Western Gate.