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About Mainpuri

The beautiful city Mainpuri is the administrative headquarters of the district Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh. The city got its name from the Rishi Chaman Myan. The city is a municipal board and sited to the north-east of Agra; also the city falls under Agra division. Hindi is the official spoken language in the city, although people do speak Indo-Aryan language Kannauji and Western Hindi language Braj Bhasha. Both Kannauji and Braj Bhasha are closely related to Hindustani.

About Climate of Mainpuri

Few percentage of people in Mainpuri also speak Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi and other languages. The ethnic city homes famous Hindu temples, the majestic palace Garhi and the historic Maharaja Tej Singh Chauhan fort. In the city multi-religion people live in harmony, the city have Hindus, Muslims, Jains, Buddhist, etc. The main occupation of the Mainpuri people is cotton ginning, glass manufacturing and oilseed mining.

Tobacco is famous in Mainpuri, also the rate of people consuming tobacco is also high which has resulted in percentage of increase in the number of cancer patients in the city. Handmade wooden sculptures are popular in the city as it depicts the minute workmenship of the Mainpuri’s craftsmen and it’s the most shopped product from the Mainpuri markets. Mainpuri being the district headquarters operates many important administrative departments of the districts. The city is well connected by roadways and railways which ease the tourist’s quest to taste the vibrant culture of city.

Geography of Mainpuri

The city is elevated about 153 m that is 502 feet above sea level. The latitude and longitude coordinates of the city are 27.230N and 79.020E. The city is bounded in the north by Sultanganj Tehsil, west by Ghiror Tehsil, south by Jageer Tehsil and east by Kuraoli Tehsil. Mainpuri city is also adjacent to the other major cities of the district like Etawah, Etah, Sirsaganj, Shikohabad. Agra, Kannauj, Aligarh, Fatehpur sikri, Mathura are few renowned tourist places near Mainpuri city. Summers are very hot in Mainpuri.

Demography in Mainpuri

The city holds a total population of about 133,078 as per 2011 census, out of which 69,788 were male and 63,290 were female. The literacy rate in the city is about 85.66 percent which is a very good rate in comparison with the other cities of Uttar Pradesh.

Culture of Mainpuri

Festivals and food are exotic in Mainpuri. Hindus celebrate Diwali, Holi, Kartika-purnima, etc. Muslims celebrate Shab-e-Barat, Id-ul-Zuha, Giarahveen Sharif, etc. Jains celebrate the birthday anniversaries and nirvana anniversaries of Mahavir and Parshvanath. Buddha Purnima is observed among Buddist, Christmas is celebrated by Christians and Sikhs Guru Birthday is celebrated by Sikhs in Manipuri. All these festivals bring vibrant colours and delightful joy among the Mainpuri people. Joint family system is still adored in this land as this institution teaches moral value and culture to all family members especially the young ones.

Food in Mainpuri

Wheat is the staple food for the people; the daily meal will have a combination of tasty chapatis, rice and yummy vegetarian gravy. People do consume non-vegetarian foods also. Sweets also play a vital role in Mainpuri’s food habit. Sweets are mandatory in pujas and meals.

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Sports in Mainpuri

The district sports authority of Mainpuri is the overall in charge of the sports development in the city. They operate from the district sports office to pick up young talents in Mainpuri and to provide necessary training to groom their talents for the higher level sports competitions. The district sports authority along with the sports ministry nurtures the young talents with a quality trainer, stipend, accommodation and other allowances to make them succeed in their desired sports discipline and to win laurels for the nation and their home town Mainpuri. The city homes many sports stadiums, grounds, sports stores and fitness studios to groom sportsmen.

Sports Stadiums in Mainpuri

The sports stadiums in Mainpuri have an average seating capacity with a quality ground. The district sports authority hosts various preliminary, zonal and district level tournaments on various disciplines in the stadium to select young talents in Mainpuri and to nurture their talents. Other than tournaments daily sports training, practices and warm up games are also allowed in these stadiums.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Mainpuri
Transport Nagar
Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh 205001

Nagla Pazawa
Nagla Pazawa, Judges Colony
Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh 205001
Phone no.: +91 5672 331 630

Play Grounds in Mainpuri

Play grounds in Mainpuri act as a central hub for the reunion of the sports talents in the city. From these local grounds many talents placed medals in international sports arena. Here is the detailed list of play grounds in Mainpuri.

Ram Lila Ground
Buddha Vihar
Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh 205001
Phone no.: +91 75 62 635487

T-20 Cricket Ground
Power House Colony
Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh 205001

Christian Field Mainpuri
Banshi Gohara
Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh -205001

CRB Ground in Mainpuri
Agrawal Mohalla
Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh 205001

Sheetala Mata Mela Ground
Lane Ganj Road
Udetpur Abhai
Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh 205001

Sports Dealer in Mainpuri

The sports goods dealers of agents in Mainpuri distribute or sell sports goods or related equipment throughout the city. They do whole sale and retail business out of sports goods.

Raghu Traders
Devi Road
Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh - 205001
Phone no.: + (91)-9760360399, + (91)-5672-234072
Landmark: Near Krishna Cinema Road

Important Links of Mainpuri

To keep information transparent for the city, here are important Mainpuri city information links.

Mainpuri administration

Municipal Council on Mainpuri


Mainpuri Tourism

Mainpuri Transportation

Mainpuri Health Department

Social Services in Mainpuri

Agriculture and Irrigation in Mainpuri

Industries and Occupation in Mainpuri


Banking and Finance in Mainpuri


Law and Order in Mainpuri

Mainpuri Railway Station

Major Industries in Mainpuri

Mainpuri District Court

Mainpuri Important contacts

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