GANGAGHAT

July 13, 2017

  • Geographical Coordinates: 26°29’58″N , 80°24′10″E

  • Population: 84,072

Shuklaganj (officially  Gangaghat)  is a small town, located in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh. The city is located 83 km south west of Lucknow, the state capital. It is also considered as a suburb of  Kanpur, located on the banks of holy River Ganga about 5 km from  Kanpur  on SH-58  to Unnao. The city lies in the Indo Gangetic plain.

Gangaghat Nagar Palika Parishad is spread in an area of 4.91 sq km. divided into 25 electoral wards. The population density of the city is 17,122 persons per sq.km which is significantly high in comparison to the population density of Uttar Pradesh (828 persons per sq.km). The total slum population of Gangaghat is 6,342 which is 8% of the total population.

The temperature of Gangaghat ranges from 41