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by Sumit Chourasia | Aug 24, 2018 | Category :travel

Top Places to Visit in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh

Top Places to Visit in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh

<p>Budaun (also spelled as Badaun, formerly Vodamayuta) is a city and a seat of Budaun district, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located near the Ganges river. in the center of Western Uttar Pradesh. It was the most important post of Northern Frontier during Mughal reign. Budaun is a big market, historically famous and religiously important city. It is the heart of Rohilkhand. Budaun is 229 km from New Delhi and it takes 4 hours 47 mins to 7 hours to reach the city depending on mode of transport i.e. car or roadways bus service. Whilst not a main tourist destination, it still attracts thousands of people annually. Every year it is estimated that 1.5 lac to 2 lac people visit the city, most people come there for Ziyarat. Budaun is famous among the Barelwi sectors of Muslims due to the presence of hundreds of martyrs (Shahid) and saints buried there. Budaun was the capital of Delhi Sultanate for four years from 1210 CE to 1214 CE during Sultan Iltutmish rule.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Geography</p> <p>The town is near the left bank of the river Sot. Budaun has an average elevation of 169 metres (554 feet). It has normal rainfall levels. Since Budaun was settled after demolishing a large fort, the city is irregularly elevated, with Sotha and Punjabi Mohalla at the top. The Civil Lines area is much plainer.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Like most of Northern India, Badaun has four seasons; winter, summer, spring, and autumn. It is above the Tropic of Cancer and is therefore not a tropical region. In the summer, the temperature is on average about 33.7 C&deg;. However, in the winter, the temperature is on average 15.0 C&deg;. There is widespread greenery. The climatic conditions are suitable for agriculture; the crops production from this area is larger.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Demographics</p> <p>As of 2011 census, Budaun City had a population of 369,221 (188,475 male 180,746 female = 1000/907), 39,613 (12.3%) of whom were aged 0&ndash;6. The adult literacy rate was 92.0. The widely spoken language in the city is Hindi and Urdu with English being used very rarely, and Punjabi is also a significant language in the city.The sex ratio of Budaun city is 907 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 882 per 1000 boys. The area of the city is 81 square km. Budaun Metro Area have a population of around 417000 and an area of 103 km2 (40 sq mi) With Badaun City, it includes Shekhupur, Bahedi, Islamganj, Chandanpur, Salarpur, Salarpur Industrial Estate, Shekhupur Firing Range, Padauna and Khera Buzurg.</p> <p>source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budaun</p>

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