Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Agra is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh, and the 24th most populous in India. Agra is a major tourist destination because of its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Agra is included on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Jaipur, and the Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc, tourist circuit of UP state, along Lucknow the capital of the state and Varanasi.

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Moti Masjid
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Nagina Masjid
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In and Around Agra

 

Agra

Population :1.586 million

Languages :Hindi

Currency : INR

Pincode :282xxx

Time Zone : UMT + 05:30

Altitude :171 Meter

STD Code :+91 562

Website : agra.nic.in

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