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Ghaziabad
Nickname(s): 
Gateway of Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Ghaziabad
Founded by Wazir Ghazi-ud-Din
Government
 • Body Municipal Corporation
Area
 • Total 210 km2 (80 sq mi)
Elevation
214 m (702 ft)
Population
 (2011 census provisional data)
 • Total 1,729,000
 • Density 8,230/km2 (21,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ghaziabadi
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
201 XXX
Telephone code 91-120
Vehicle registration UP-14

Ghaziabad is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a part of the National Capital Region (NCR) and lies on the border of India's capital city New Delhi. According to the 2011 census, the city had 1,636,068 people living in it making it the 21st most populous city in India. Ghaziabad is a planned and industrial city. Ghaziabad was ranked as the second fastest growing city in the world by a City Mayors Foundation survey.

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