INFORMATION ABOUT ALIGARH
Aligarh city located in Uttar Pradesh is district headquaters of Aligarh district. Aligarh is know for its famous Aligarh Muslim University. The city is located on a plain between the Ganges and Jumna Rivers. Aligarh has a hot and dry climate. This city is famous for locks and brass castings (sculptures).
The city was originally established as a fort in the 12th century, and was known as Kol. The name was changed to Aligarh in 1776 upon the building of an important fort there. The remains of the ancient fort still stand 3 km north of the town.
The Places of Interest in and around Aligarh