|Tehsils||Sadar Etah, Aliganj, Jalesar|
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||Etah|
|• Total||2,651 km2 (1,024 sq mi)|
|• Density||670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||UP 82|
|Major highways||NH 34,SH 31,33,85|
Etah district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh, India, since 1854. Etah City is the district headquarters. Etah district is a part of Aligarh Division.
According to the 2011 census Etah district has a population of 1,761,152. This gives it a ranking of 272nd in India (out of a total of 640 Districts). The district has a population density of 717 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,860 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.77%. Etah has a sex ratio of 863 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 73.27%.
The city lies in the cultural region of Braj and was a part of the Surasena Mahajanapada during the Vedic Age. It was subsequently ruled by the bigger kingdoms like the Mauryas, Guptas, Scythians, Kushans, Indo-greeks before falling into the hands of localYadav rulers.
It is the midpoint on the Kanpur-Delhi Highway. Historically, it is also known for being a centre of the Revolt of 1857. In ancient times, Etah was called “Aintha” which means ‘to respond aggressively’ because of the people of the yadav community, who are very aggressive. It was when the king of Awagarh went hunting in the forest along with his 2 dogs. The dogs saw a fox and started barking and chasing it. The fox kept on running away trying to protect itself from the king's dogs but when it reached Etah, the fox responded very aggressively to the king's dogs. The King was surprised by the behavioural change in the fox. So, he thought that this place must have something which made the fleeing fox change attitude.
Therefore, the place was called Aintha, which later was mispronounced as Etah. काली मंदिर↵कैलाश मंदिर↵जनता दुर्गा मंदिर↵पथवारी मंदिर↵बड़ा जैन मंदिर
एटा की यात्रा के दौरान यहां की कुछ प्रमुख बातों का ध्यान रखना चाहिए।↵ लगभग 148 साल पहले राजा दिल राय बहादुर ने कैलाश मंदिर का निर्माण किया था, जो एक पुराना हिंदू मंदिर है। यह एटा के प्रसिद्ध धार्मिक स्थानों में से एक है। नूह केरा गांव एटा के पास एक और महत्वपूर्ण पवित्र स्थान है, जहां भगवान श्री कृष्ण ने रुकमिनी से विवाह किया था। रुकमिनी को श्री विष्णु की पत्नी देवी लक्ष्मी का अवतार माना जाता है।↵गुरुकुल का प्रसिद्ध स्कूल, जो सभी छात्रों के लिए आवास के साथ शिक्षा की समय-सम्मानित पद्धति के लिए जाना जाता है, एटा में एक और महत्वपूर्ण स्थानीय आकर्षण है।↵ एटा में विजयनगर और सोरों में कुछ और ऐतिहासिक स्थल हैं, जो दूर-दूर से इस शहर में आने वाले लोगों के बीच प्रसिद्ध हैं। ↵पटियाली शहर भी प्रसिद्ध सूफीचंदकार।
Eta is located at 27.63 ° N 78.67 ° E.  It has an average elevation of 170 m (557 ft). The Eisen River flows behind the village Ghazipur Pahor. Etah is a district in the Aligarh division of Uttar Pradesh province, India. It is bounded by Kasganj in the north, Mainpuri and Firozabad in the south, Farrakhabad in the east and Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura and Agra districts in the west. Which come in Uttar Pradesh. The district does not have a border with any other state.
According to the 2011 census Etah district has a population of 1,774,480. This gives it a ranking of 272nd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 717 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,860/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.77%. Etah has a sex ratio of 863 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 73.27%. Scheduled Castes made up 15.83% of the population.
Hindi is the predominant language, spoken by 99.04% of the population. The local dialect is Braj in the west, which slowly changes to Kannauji in the east.
Etah is one of the 75 administrative Districts of Uttar Pradesh with its headquarters located at Etah. As in the case of all other Districts of the country, the Collector and District Magistrate is the administrative head of Etah District. As per provisional population figures of 2011 Census: Area: 4,446 km2
No. of municipal bodies: 9
No. of Nyay Panchayats: 72
No. of Tehsils: 3
No. of Parliamentary Constituency: 3
Division: ALIGARH Division
Jalesar, Awagarh Come Under Agra Division
No. of Blocks: 8
No. of Gram Panchayats: 576
No. of Villages: 892
No. of Assembly: 4.
No. of Police station: 18.
District has 8 Railway Station/Halt. Length of Railway Line in the district is 55 km. and it comes under North Central Railway zone.
Towns and villages are well equipped with a web of roads as it is the major way of transportation in the region. National Highway 91 (Delhi-Kolkata) pass from the middle of the district. Etah Bus Station is situated on National Highway 91. Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates buses to all cities in Uttar Pradesh.
Etah is well connected by road. It is located on National Highway 91. You can reach it easily here. Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus is directly available from here to Agra, Aligarh, Delhi, Noida, Aliganj, Farrukhabad, Awagarh, Jalesar, Kasganj, Tundla, Shikohabad, Mainpuri, Etawah, Kanpur and Lucknow.
There are no large industries here, but there are some factories here. Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Brass casting work is going on at Jalesar on a large scale. Etah is an agricultural region. Farming is one of the main employments of the people of Etah. The land of Etah is very fertile Economy of Etah District is agrarian in character. The geography and the climate are favourable for production of crops like paddy, sugarcane, sunflower, oilseeds, etc. This town behaves as a nodal point for accumulation and marketing of such products. Except a few agro palaceprocessing.
Work is under construction on the Jawaharpur super thermal power project ultra mega power plant here, work on the Tundla-Etah-Malawan new rail route is going on, Etah-Kasganj new track approved by the Railways in budget 2017–2018, work on Etah Medical College is underway, work on Etah Sewerage Work is underway on Etah-Aligarh bypass, most of all main roads are under construction, some of Etah roads have recently been added to the national highway. Agra-Bareilly National Highway, Etah-Farrukhabad Highway.