Baghpat is a town of NCR and a Municipal board in Baghpat district in western Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Baghpat District. Prior to the establishment of Baghpat district in 1997, Baghpat was a Tehsil in Meerut district. The town’s name derives from the Hindi word for tiger (बाघ Baagh). Baghpat town is located on the banks of river Yamuna.
At a Glance
|Area: 1,321 km2||Population: 1,163,931|
|Language: Hindi||Villages: 245|