Allahabad division

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Allahabad division

Allahabad division is an administrative unit of Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

The original Allahabad division consisted of all the districts of the lower Doab, viz.:-

Reorganisation of Allahabad district

In 2000, when Uttar Pradesh was reorganised by forming Uttaranchal out of its northern areas, Allahabad division and the district was majorly reorganised too. The Etawah, Farrukhabad and Kanpur district districts of the Allahabad division were made into a separate Kanpur division. Parts of the western areas of Allahabad district were carved out to create a new district named Kaushambi. At the sametime, Pratapgarh district, that falls in Awadh, was included in the Allahabad division.

The new Allahabad division consists of the following districts:

See also

Coordinates: 25°27′00″N 81°51′00″E / 25.4500°N 81.8500°E / 25.4500; 81.8500

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