Aligarh is located in Western Uttar Pradesh. It is 140 km away from the southeast part of Delhi. Having
the average elevation of 178 meters, this city is located in the Doab region.
Aligarh is the one of famous merchandise and education centers of India and was known as “kol” till
18th century. This business city of Uttar Pradesh is also known as “Mecca of Education” among Indian
Muslims as it is the home of Aligarh Muslim University which is an internationally acknowledged
education seat. It was founded by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan in 1875 to introduce western ideology and
education to the Indian Muslims.
Many Nationalist Movements were originated from Aligarh including Khilafat Movement. This city is
legendary for its lock corporation. The locks manufactured in Aligarh are Exported all over the world.
So, rightly known as “The Locks city of India”. This city fulfills the need of every kind of visitor
whether the person is businessman, casual tourist or researcher of Indian history.