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Auraiya district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Auraiya town is the district headquarters. Dibiyapur is another notable industrial town of this district which has installations of India’s leading Public Sector Enterprises viz. 663 MW Combined cycle power plant of NTPC, Petrochemical plant and Gas compressor station of GAIL .

On 17 September, 1997 two tehsils named Auraiya and Bidhuna were separated from district Etawah to form the new district named as Auraiya. It is situated on National Highway no. 2 (Mughal Road) and 64 km. in the east of district headquarter of Etawah and 105 km. in west of Kanpur city.

The district of Auraiya lies in the southwestern portion of Uttar Pradesh 26° 21″ and 27° 01″ north latitude and 78° 45″ and 79° 45″ east longitude and forms a part of the Kanpur Division. It is bounded on the north by the districts of Kannauj, western border adjoins tehsil Bharthana of the Etawah district and the district of Gwalior. The eastern frontier marches with the district of Kanpur Dehat, and along the south lie Jalaun.

Geography Of Auraiya
Auraiya is located at 26°28’N 79°31’E? / ?26.47°N 79.52°E? / 26.47; 79.52. It has an average elevation of 137 metres (449 feet).

On 17 September, 1997 two tehsils named Auraiya and Bidhuna were separated from district Etawah to form the new district named as Auraiya. It is situated on National Highway no. 2 (Mughal Road) and 64 km. in the east of district headquarter of Etawah and 105 km. in west of Kanpur city.

As of 2001 India census, Auraiya had a population of 64,598. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Auraiya has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Ghee and food-grains are main commodities of trade in Auraiya and Etwah. Ghee is transported to as far as Punjab in the west, Bengal in the East and Andhra pradesh, Tamil nadu and Mumbai in South and South-West. Wheat and oils seeds are the main produce that is transported to the adjoining districts from Auraiya’s Wholesale Market.

Education Of Auraiya
There are several schools and colleges in Auraiya Town, Bharatiya Vidyalaya,Gopal Inter College, Tilak Inter College, Tilak Degree College,nzgar palica inter “T. D. College” etc…

The district of Auraiya lies in the southwestern portion of Uttar Pradesh 26° 21″ and 27° 01″ north latitude and 78° 45″ and 79° 45″ east longitude and forms a part of the Kanpur Division. It is bounded on the north by the districts of Kannauj, western border adjoins tehsil Bharthana of the Etawah district and the district of Gwalior. The eastern frontier marches with the district of Kanpur Dehat, and along the south lie Jalaun.

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