باریلی) is a metro city in
Bareilly district in the northern Indian
Uttar Pradesh. Standing on the
Ramganga river, it is the capital of
Rohilkhand Division and is a center for the manufacture
furniture and for trade in cotton, grain,
population in 2001
was 699,839. Geographically it forms the outer gateway to
Uttarakhand State. Bareilly is the 4th city of Uttar
Pradesh which has CNG fuel stations, after Lucknow, Kanpur
Bareilly is the 7th largest metropolitan city of Uttar
Pradesh and 50th largest metropolitan city of India.This
fast-growing city is also known as Bans-Bareilly
to its big
bamboo market. Bareilly is also known as the
counter-magnet city because it is equidistant from New
Delhi and Lucknow
and has a lot of potential for setting up industries to
attract people to settle.It is one of the biggest city of
Uttar Pradesh state. Historically it was the part of the
ancient kingdom of Panchal.
In the Medieval period it was under the Rohillas.
The modern city’s foundation was laid by Mukrand Rai in 1657.