Akbarpur  is a city and a municipal board in Ambedkar Nagar district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Ambedkar Nagar District. Akbarpur is also the birth place of Ram Manohar Lohia (1910-1967) who was a renowned Indian freedom fighter and a socialist political leader. This district was created on September 29, 1995 and was named in the memory of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, who worked for the upliftment of the deprived classes, women and other weaker sections of the Society.

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At a Glance

  • Area: 2350 Sq. Km.
  • Population: Approx. 2,397,888
  • Language: Hindi,Awadhi
  • Villages: 1757
  • Male: Approx. 1,212,410
  • Female: Approx. 1,185,478
Shri Avinash Singh IAS District Magistrate