Moradabad - THE BRASS CITY
Moradabad - THE BRASS CITY
Moradabad, Moradabad city, Moradabad railway station, trains Moradabad, Moradabad express, Moradabad to Nainital Moradabad :- Is a city in Uttar Pradesh state of India. It was established in 1600 by Murad, the son of the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan; as a result the city came to known as Moradabad. The city is famous for its huge export of brass handicrafts to North America and Europe, and is also thus called "Brass City" or Peetal Nagri (in the local language). It has close to four million citizens of various ethnicities and religions.

Geography of Moradabad Geography of Moradabad

This city is situated in western U.P. between 28°-21´ to 28°-16´ Latitude North and 78°- 4´ to 79 Longitude East. Presently it is an Administrative, Industrial and Commercial city.
Moradabad is situated at a distance of 167 km (104 miles) from the national capital, New Delhi, on the banks of the Ramganga River (a tributary of the Ganges).

Distance Between Moradabad The distance from between Moradabad to Nainital is approx 145 kms via Rampur.

History of Moradabad History of Moradabad

Moradabad was earlier known as Chaupala. Historically a city and district of British India, in the Bareilly Division of the United Provinces, now itself is a divisional headquarter. The city is on the right bank of the river Ramganga, 938 ft. above sea-level and has a station on the Oudh & Rohilkhand railway, 868 miles from Calcutta. Pop. (1901), 75,128. It was founded in 1625 by Rustam Khan, who built the fort which overhangs the river bank, and the fine Jama Masjid or great mosque (1631). The town forms a large centre of trade in country produce. It has a special industry in ornamental brassware, sometimes plated with lac or tin, which is then engraved. Cotton weaving and printing is also carried on.

The District of Moradabad lies east of the Ganges and west of the native state of Rampur. Area, 2285 sq. m. It lies within the great Gangetic plain, and is demarcated into three subdivisions by the rivers Ramganga and Sot. The eastern tract consists of a submontane country, with an elevation slightly greater than the plain below, and is traversed by numerous streams descending from the Himalayas. The central portion consists of a level central plain descending at each end into the valleys of the Ramganga and Sot. The western section has a gentle slope towards the Ganges, with a rapid dip into the lowlands a few miles from the bank of the great river. In addition to Moradabad the principal towns are Amroha, Sahaspur, Bilari, Sambhal (39,715) and Chandausi (25,711).

Moradabad passed into the possession of the British in 1801. The population in 1901 was 1,191,993. The principal crops are wheat, rice, millet, pulse, sugar-cane and cotton. The main line of the Oudh and Rohilkhand railway traverses the district from south to north, with branches towards Aligarh and Rampur. A third branch from Moradabad city towards Delhi crosses the Ganges at Garhmukteshwar by a bridge of eleven spans of 200 ft. each.

Climate of Moradabad Climate of Moradabad :-

Summer 43 °C to 30 °C, Winter 25 °C to 5 °C

Moradabad The Brass City Moradabad The Brass City

Moradabad is renowned for brass work the modern, attractive, and artistic brass ware, jewelry and trophies made by skilled artisans are the main crafts. The attractive brass ware are exported to countries like USA, Britain, Canada, Germany and Middle East Asia. The city also has the distinction of being the biggest exporter of handicrafts in the country.

Brass Industry In Moradabad Brass Industry In Moradabad :-

Moradabad is renowned for its brass work and has carved a niche for itself in the handicraft industry throughout the world. Mohammed Yar Khan was the founder of the Indian Brassware Industry. He migrated from Afghanistan to India in 1860's and started the Brassware business in Moradabad. He has been awarded various prestigious medals from National and International Business Organizations. There are about 600 export units and 5000 industries in the district. Moradabad exports goods worth Rs. 2200 crore (USD 500 million) every year. Recently other products like Iron-Sheet, Metalwares, Aluminium Artworks and Glassware's have also been included as per the need of foreign Buyers. Mentha is also exported worth Rupees several crores—400 crores or more -- (USD 100 million) from Moradabad. These products are very popular in foreign markets and are being exported in thousand of crores every year.

A Route Map to Moradabad District

A Route Map to Moradabad District

Moradabad Railway Station
Moradabad Railway Station Moradabad Railway Station

Moradabad Railway Station is under the administrative control of the Northern Railways. It is an important rail junction. Several major rail lines connect Moradabad with the rest of the country. Delhi-Moradabad Passenger, Himgiri Express, Bareilly Express, Barauni-Amritsar Jansewa Express, Rampur-Moradabad Passenger, Howrah-Amritsar Express are the main trains that pass through the station. Moradabad is linked to Ramnagar by meter gauge line. Major railway station towards east is at Rampur and towards north-west is Meerut (141 km.) A tourist service desk is provided at the station. Computerized railway reservation facility is also available.

Moradabad Railway Station Moradabad Railway Station Code :- MB

Enquiry :- Dial local line 131

Moradabad Division of Northern Railway has a total Route kilometer average of 1403 Kms. and track kilometer of 2424 KM over which 66 pairs of Mail/Express and 52/06 pairs of Passenger/Mixed trains and 2 pairs of Rail Bus run daily. There are 208 Stations including halts. Approx. 2.03 Lakh passengers are booked daily.

Moradabad Railway Station Amenities at Moradabad Railway Station :- Tourist Information Centres, Post And Telegraph Office, Computer Reservation Office, Retiring Room, G.R.P. Office, Refreshment Room - Veg/Non Veg, Tea Stall, Book Stall.

Satellite Map of Moradabad Railway Station

A Route Map to Moradabad District

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