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Budaun
City
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
Region Rohilkhand
Division Bareilly
District Budaun
Settled 905AD (Modern City), 220BC (Ancient City)
Government
 • Body Budaun Municipal Corporation
Area
 • City 81 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation
164 m (538 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • City 369,221
 • Rank 17
 • Density 5,489/km2 (14,220/sq mi)
 • Metro
457,665 (Budaun Metro Area)
Demonym(s) Badayuni
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Urdu,,
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
243601
Telephone code 05832
ISO 3166 code IN-UP-BD
Vehicle registration UP-24
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Sex ratio 907 female/1000 male
Literacy 73.00%
Civic agency Budaun Development Authority
Governing body Government of UP
Government of India
Climate HS-TH (Köppen)
Precipitation 843 millimetres (33.2 in)
Avg. annual temperature 27.5 °C (81.5 °F)
Avg. summer temperature 39.8 °C (103.6 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 11.5 °C (52.7 °F)
Website https://budaun.nic.in
Also known as 'City of Saints' or 'Madinat ul Awliya', famous for its Pedas, 'Mentha City' of India.

Budaun (Hindi: बदायूं ) (also spelled as Badaun) is a city and Vidhan Sabha seat of Budaun district, Uttar Pradesh, India. According to 2011 Census of India, the population of the city is 159,285 out of 83,176 are males and 76,109 are female. It is 255 Kilometers away from capital of India Delhi.

Kumar Prashant is the current District Magistrate of the city, appointed in 2019.

History

According to Prof. Goti John Budaun city was earlier known as BEDAMOOTH and it is mentioned in an ancient inscription (stone writeup) which is now in Lucknow Museum. At that time this city was known as PANCHAL . According to a line of that Stone Writeup there was a village BHADAUNLAK near it.

Geographic Location

Geographically BUDAUN City is located near Holy River GANGA, at Lattitude 28 Degree 02 Minute 30 Second East & Longitude 79 Degree 01 Minute 20 Second North on Globe. Length of District is 144 Km. & Width is 60 Km.

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