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About Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is a state in northern India. Its city of Agra is home to the famous Taj Mahal landmark, a goliath, domed, white-marble catacomb regarding the spouse of seventeenth century Mughal ruler Shah Jahan. Close-by are the red-block dividers of Agra Fort, an invigorated royal residence dating to the sixteenth and seventeenth hundreds of years. Capital Lucknow has Muslim remembrance hallowed places Bara Imambara and calligraphy-enhanced Chota Imambara.

The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the west, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi to the northwest, Uttarakhand and Nepal to the north, Bihar to the east, Madhya Pradesh to the south, and touches the states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to the southeast.

Present day human seeker gatherers have been in Uttar Pradesh since between around 85,000 and 72,000 years back. There have likewise been ancient finds in Uttar Pradesh from the Middle and Upper Paleolithic dated to 21,000-31,000 years of age and Mesolithic/Microlithic seeker gatherer's settlement, close Pratapgarh, from around 10550-9550 BC.

Krishna, another celestial lord of Hindu legend, who assumes a key part in the Mahabharata epic and is adored as the eighth rebirth (Avatar) of the Hindu god Vishnu, is said to have been conceived in the city of Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh.