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Prelims Prominence - August 27, 2017

Uttar Pradesh – Mountain Range

  • KAIMUR RANGE (On the border of MP.UP)
  • Most Populous State
  • 4th Largest In Terms Of Area
  • State Animal – Barasingha
  • State Bird – Sarus Crane
  • Border With 8 Indian States
  • 1 International Border With – Nepal

Date Of Formation –

  • 1st April 1937 United Province

Renamed As –

  • Uttar Pradesh In 1950 With Capital Lucknow
  • Hindi – Official Language
  • Urdu – 2nd Official Language

Uttar Pradesh – Plateaus

  • 1. Bundelkhand Platesu
  • 2. Bagelkhand Plateau

Uttar Pradesh – Rivers

1. GANGA IS THE MAJOR RIVER
2. RIGHT BANK TRIBUTARY OF GANGA – YAMUNA
3. LEFT BANK TRIBUTARIES OF GANGA – RAMGANGA,GOMTI, KALI RIVER(UK-NEPAL BORDER) when enters india it becomes SHARDA, SHARDA – is tributary of KARNALI RIVER, KARNALI RIVER is called as GHAGHRA in India, GHAGRA river tributary is RAPTI RIVER, and the end we have GANDAK river(borders of UP-BR)

Lakes Of Uttar Pradesh -

1. KEETHAM LAKE
2. RAMGARH TAL LAKE
3. BARAU SAGAR TEL
4. BALASAGAR LAKE

UTTAR PRADESH NATIONAL PARK – DUDHWA NATIONAL PARK( indo-nepal border)

UTTAR PRADESH TIGER RESERVE –

1. PILIBHIT TIGER RESERVE
2. DUDHWA TIGER RESERVE
3. NO BIOSPHERE RESERVE

THREE WORLD HERITAGE SITES –

1. TAJ MAHAL
2. AGRA FORT
3. FATEHPUR SIKRI

TRIBES OF U.P –

1. BANJARA
2. BHUTIA
3. BOKSA
4. RAJI 5. THARU

FOLK DANCE OF U.P –

1. RASLILA
2. RAMLILA
3. KHAYAL
4. NAUTANKI
5. NAQAAL
6. SWANG