The district of Auraiya is located in the southwestern portion of the state of Uttar Pradesh with HQ at Auraiya. It is bounded on the north by the districts of Kannauj, on the west by Etawah district and Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh. The eastern frontier marches with the district of Kanpur Dehat, and along the south lie Jalaun.
On 17th September,1997 two tehsils named Auraiya and Bidhuna were seperated from district Etawah to form the new district named as Auraiya. It is situated on National Highway no. 2 (Mughal Sarai Road) and 64 km. in the east of district headquarter of Etawah and 105 km. in west of Kanpur city. Auriya having 7 Blocks named Ajitmal,Bhagyanagar,Sahar,Bidhuna,Achalda,Erwakatra,Auraiya.
Auraiya is located at 26.47°N 79.52°E. It has an average elevation of 137 metres (449 feet).
On 17 September, 1997 two tehsils named Auraiya and Bidhuna were separated from district Etawah to form the new district named as Auraiya. It is situated on National Highway no. 2 (Mughal Road) and 64 km. in the east of district headquarter of Etawah and 105 km. in west of Kanpur city.
The district of Auraiya lies in the southwestern portion of Uttar Pradesh 26° 21″ and 27° 01″ north latitude and 78° 45″ and 79° 45″ east longitude and forms a part of the Kanpur Division. It is bounded on the north by the districts of Kannauj, western border adjoins tehsil Bharthana of the Etawah district and the district of Gwalior. The eastern frontier marches with the district of Kanpur Dehat, and along the south lie Jalaun. Pin code No-206122
As of 2001 India census, Auraiya had a population of 64,598. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Auraiya has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Ghee and food-grains are main commodities of trade in Auraiya and Etwah. Ghee is transported to as far as Punjab in the west, Bengal in the East and Andhra pradesh, Tamil nadu and Mumbai in South and South-West. Wheat and oils seeds are the main produce that is transported to the adjoining districts from Auraiya’s Wholesale Market.
Education in Auraiya:
There are several schools and colleges in Auraiya Town, Bharatiya Vidyalaya Inter College, Gopal Inter College, Gangaram Bajaj Inter Collage, Tilak Inter College, Tilak Degree College,”Janak Dulari Inter College”,nagar palica inter “T. D. College” etc… Ajitmal, a town of district Auraiya is well famous for education. Janta Maha vidhyalaya, Janta Inter college, Jawahar Navodaya Vidhyalaya, M R Educational Institute, BTC Training cenre DIET are some of institutes known for their excellence.