ABOUT etah

Etah district (Urdu: ایٹا ضلع, Hindi: एटा ज़िला) is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Etah town is  the district headquarters. Etah district is a part of Aligarh Division. It is dominated by Yadavs and Rajputs.

According to the 2011 census Etah district has a population of 1,761,152. This gives it a ranking of 272nd in India (out of a total of 640 Districts). The district has a population density of 717 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,860 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.77 %. Etah has a sex ratio of   863 females  for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 73.27 %.

Cities and towns in Etah district Etah 
Aliganj Amanpur Awagarh Bhargain Bilram Etah Ganj Dundawara Jaithara Jalesar Marehra Mohanpur Nidhauli Kalan Patiyali Qadirganj Raja Ka Rampur Sahawar Sakit Sidhpura.

Etah's nearest district and surrounded by Aligarh, Farrukhabad, Mainpuri, Firozabad, Mahamaya Nagar, Kasganj.
Previously Kasganj was a part of district ETAH. Kasganj was established on 15 April 2008 by separating Kasganj, Patiali and Sahawar tehsils from district Etah.

Etah is a developing city. It is the district headquarter since the British times. National Highway 91 (India)(NH 91) passes through city Etah.

Amir Khusro was born in Patiyali, Etah and is considered as one of the best poets of Urdu.