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Meerut
Metropolitan City
Clockwise from Top: Martyr Memorial, Meerut Clock Tower, Mustafa Castle, Basilica of Our Lady of Graces
Clockwise from Top: Martyr Memorial, Meerut Clock Tower, Mustafa Castle, Basilica of Our Lady of Graces
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
Division Meerut
District Meerut
Area
 • Metropolitan City 183 km2 (71 sq mi)
Elevation
224.659 m (737.070 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Metropolitan City 1,524,908
 • Rank 26
 • Density 8,333/km2 (21,580/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,226,709
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
250 0xx
Telephone code 91- 121- XXXX XXX
Vehicle registration UP-15

Meerut (Hindi: मेरठ, Urdu: میرٹھ) is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is an ancient city. Settlements dating back to the Indus Valley civilization have been found in the area. The city is located 70 km (43 mi) northeast of the national capital, New Delhi. It is the 25th largest city in India.


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