|Nearest city||Kanpur (115 KM)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Farrukhābād (Hindi: फ़र्रुख़ाबाद, Urdu: فرّخ آباد), one of the important cities of Lower Doab Region in the State of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. The city was founded in 1714 by Mohammed Bangash who named it after the Mughal emperor Farrukhsiyar . Farrukhabad is situated on the bank of secrad river Ganga.
As of 2001 India census, where Farrukhabad-cum-Fatehgarh was considered a census unit, Farrukhabad had a population of 227,876. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Farrukhabad has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 58%. In Farrukhabad-cum-Fatehgarh, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Mahadevi Varma, a famous poetess.
Salman Khurshid, central minister in govt. of India.
Kapil Muni, an Indian saint.
Prof. Satish Chandra Dixit, Fulbright Scholar, Retired Head Of Department in, Retired Professor – American History, Author.
Ramji shukla, great indian man
Aryendra Pratap Singh, A news anchor in DD News.
Syed Rizwan Ali, A renowned social worker and state coordinator for child labour elimination in uttar pradesh
Farrukhabad has following institutions for higher education-
Adarsh Law College
Adarsh Ayurvedic Medical College
A Management College
There are many reputed degree colleges affiliated to Kanpur University in the city.
Infrastructure is quite good for the city. City has a mall and high class hotels like Hindustan and BS Mension. City roads are in great condition than many other cities of Uttar Pradesh. Leading brands like Levi's, Reebok, Koutons, Priknit, Outlaw and Adidas have opened their outlets in the city. Lohia Hospital is government hospital here. Mission Hospital and City Hosspital are leading private hospitals.
Farrukhabad has a large number of cold stores. As Potato is the biggest agricultural product of the district.
Handprinting work (here called as Jardozi work) is also a large industry, which employs thousands of workers.
People from Farrukhabad
[[Many people migrated from Farrukhabad to get more opportunity in the field of education and career. Aryendra Pratap Singh is one of them. Aryendra is a well known TV news anchor; currently working in DD news as an Anchor cum Correspondent. Earlier he worked with Lok Sabha Television, Channel7(IBN7),Dainik Jagaran news paper as well as EYE WITNESS news channel(Local news channel of Farrukhabad). he is a working journalist from 2001.]]