Kasganj is the 71th district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The district and particularly the city Kasganj is popularly known as because it was established in a thick forest of “kans”. Kasganj was also known as “Tanay” or “Khasganj” during Mughal and British period. Kasganj comes in the Aligarh division jurisdiction.

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At a Glance

  • Area: 1993.08 Sq. Km.
  • Language: Hindi
  • Literacy Rate: 61.0%
  • Population: 14,36,719
  • Female: 672,554
  • Male: 764,165
District Magistrate Smt. Sudha Verma, IAS