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Some Facts about Meerut City


Posted Date: 04-Jun-2010  Last Updated:   Category: History of Uttar Pradesh    
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Meerut is a historical city and own its place in the History of India in various ages. Here are some facts which will make you feel proud of being Indian.



Meerut is one of the historical city of India which has its own culture and has own place in our history. To begin with here are the facts about Meerut city:

1. Meerut is an ancient city having the second largest army cantonment of India

2. This is sixteenth largest metropolitan area city in India

3. Meerut is ranked 242 in 2020 in the list of Largest cities in the world.

4. In India's prospects this is the fourteenth fastest developing city.

5. Meerut has placed on rank 63 for fastest urban area growth in the world.

6. Meerut is a world class producer of Scissors and Cricket sports goods and hence sometimes called as City of Scissors and Sports Capital of India.

7. Very first Revolt of Independence started from here in 1857 which is known as First War of Independence.

8. Meerut is the Education hub of Western UP and placed among the top Education cities.
9. Meerut is the capital of Padavas in Mahahbarata known as Hastinapur.

10. The name Meerut was derived from the Maya Rashtra. Mayasur was the Father in Law of Ravan well known Pandit of Ramayana. Mandodari, the wife of Ravana was the native of Meerut and hence city is also known as Ravan ki Sasural.


Feel proud to be an Indian having such a great developing City.
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Responses to "Some Facts about Meerut City"
Author: Sultania Prashant Mahesh    15 Jun 2010Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Hi Amit,

It is really an beautiful article. Thanks for providing such an beautiful article. And tells us the facts about the Meerut city



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