Auraiya District of Uttar Pradesh at a Glance

About Auraiya District :

On 17th September,1997 two tehsils named Auraiya and Bidhuna were seperated from district Etawah to form the new district named as Auraiya. It is situated on National Highway no. 2 (Mughal Sarai Road) and 64 km. in the east of district headquarter of Etawah and 105 km. in west of Kanpur city. Auraiya having 7 Blocks named Ajitmal, Bhagyanagar, Sahar, Bidhuna, Achalda, Erwakatra and Auraiya. The district of Auraiya lies in the southwestern portion of Uttar Pradesh 26? 21″ and 27? 01″ north latitude and 78? 45″ and 79? 45″ east longitude and forms a part of the Kanpur Division. It is bounded on the north by the districts of Kannauj, western border adjoins tehsil Bharthana of the Etawah district and the district of Gwalior. The eastern frontier marches with the district of Kanpur Dehat, and along the south lie Jalaun. The total area according to the statistics of 1991-92 is calculated to be 2054 square kilometer. The Devkali Temple, Badi Devi Temple, and Guraiya Temple are some of the important Places of worship in the district.

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Tourist Places :

Devkali Temple :

The temple of Devkali is located in the southern direction of district head quarter of Auraiya and near to the bank of  Yamuna river. According to the ancient stories and customs, the temple is related to the 11th century A.D. but by the archeological view it was constructed in 18th century A.D. The temple is basically dedicated to Lord Shiva

Badi Devi Temple :

The temple is located in Padheen Darwaja area at Phaphund Road, Auraiya. It is assumed to be the oldest of all Devi temples in the district.

Guraiya Temple :

This temple is famous for ancient architectural values. This temple of Lord Shiva is constructed on a square platform.

 

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