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Prayagraj

Allahabad
Clockwise from top left: Montage of Allahabad: clockwise from top left: All Saints Cathedral, Muir Central College of Allahabad University, Khusro Bagh, New Yamuna Bridge, Anand Bhavan, Triveni Sangam, Allahabad High Court, Thornhill Mayne Memorial
Clockwise from top left: Montage of Allahabad: clockwise from top left: All Saints Cathedral, Muir Central College of Allahabad University, Khusro Bagh, New Yamuna Bridge, Anand Bhavan, Triveni Sangam, Allahabad High Court, Thornhill Mayne Memorial
Nicknames: 
The Sangam City, City of Prime Ministers,
Abode of God
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
Division Prayagraj division
District Prayagraj district
Government
 • Type Municipal Corporation
 • Body Allahabad Municipal Corporation
Area
 • Metropolis 82 km2 (32 sq mi)
Elevation
98 m (322 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Metropolis 1,112,544
 • Rank 36th
 • Density 13,570/km2 (35,140/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,216,719
 • Metro rank
40th
Demonyms Prayagraji, Allahabadi, Ilahabadi
Language
 • Official Hindi
 • Additional official Urdu
 • Regional Awadhi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
211001-18
Telephone code +91-532
Vehicle registration UP-70
Sex ratio 852 /1000

Prayagraj (Hindi: प्रयागराज formerly called as Allahabad), is a city in Uttar Pradesh state of India. It is located where Ganges and Yamuna rivers join. This city is a holy city for Hindus. It is best known for Kumbh fair. This fair occurs every 12th year in Prayagraj.

Previously Prayagraj known as Allahabad. The name has changed in Yogi Government Uttar Pradesh in 2018.

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