Allahabad remained an important part of this state.
The city is also home to Allahabad Agricultural Institute-Deemed University, which is the oldest such institute in South Asia.
On the southwestern extremity of Allahabad lies Khusrobagh, which houses three mausoleums, including that of Jehangir's first wife, Shah Begum.
Allahabad (Hindi: ????????; Urdu: ??? ???? Il?h?b?d) is the English name of a city in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Allahabad has four railway stations: Prayag Station, City Station (Rambagh), Daraganj Station and Allahabad Junction (the main station), which provide service to a variety of destinations.
When the Aryans first settled in what they termed the Aryavarta, or Madhyadesha, Allahabad was an important part of their territory.
In 1857, Allahabad was active in the Indian Mutiny.
Allahabad has renowned institutes, colleges, and universities that are famous not only in India but also abroad.
National Highway #2 runs through the center of the city, and Allahabad is located in between Delhi and Kolkata on this highway.
Allahabad is the headquarters of the North Central Railways Zone, and is well connected by trains with all major cities in the country, including Kolkata (Calcutta), Delhi, Mumbai (Bombay), Chennai (Madras), Hyderabad, Lucknow, and Jaipur.
Before colonial rule was imposed over Allahabad by the British, the city was rocked by Maratha incursions.
Well known for its reputation in producing Indian political leaders, it is not surprising that Allahabad played a significant role in the Indian independence movement in the first half of the twentieth century.
Allahabad was the capital of this new state until the 1920s.
Allahabad is located in southern Uttar Pradesh, at 25°28?N 81°50?E, and stands at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers.
The Puranas record that Yayati left Allahabad and conquered the region of Saptha Sindhu.
The Doaba region, including the city of Allahabad, was controlled by several empires and dynasties throughout Indian history.
The Vatsa (a branch of the early Indo-Aryans) were rulers of Hastinapur (near present day Delhi), and they established the town of Kaushambi near present day Allahabad.
Another highway that links Allahabad is National Highway #27, which is 93 km long and starts at Allahabad, ending at Mangawan in Madhya Pradesh.
Governor General Warren Hastings later seized Allahabad from Shah Alam II and gave it to Awadh, alleging that he had placed himself in the power of the Marathas.
In 1602, prince Salim held a parallel imperial court in Akbar's fort, ignoring the royal summons to leave Allahabad and proceed to Agra.
Allahabad city is made up of a number of large areas, but it also has several satellite cities that are located on the other side of the rivers Ganga and Yamuna.
Allahabad has a rich and varied history, which is deeply embedded in various areas throughout the city.
Allahabad holds a unique status as one of the major pilgrimage sites for Hindus all over India.
Allahabad is -2.6 minutes behind IST and Varanasi is +2 minutes ahead of IST.
Allahabad stands at a strategic point both geographically and culturally.
In 1834, Allahabad became the seat of the Government of the Agra Province and a High Court was established.
Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Gulzari Lal Nanda, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, and Chandrashekhar were all either born in Allahabad, alumni of Allahabad University or elected by a constituency from Allahabad.