Ghaziabad was founded in
1740 by the emperor, Ghazi-ud-din, who called it
Ghaziuddinnagar after himself and built a spacious structure
consisting of 120 rooms of masonry with pointed arches.
After the opening the railway line the name of the place was
shortened to Ghaziabad. As it's boundary is adjacent to
Delhi, it acts as the main entrance of Uttar Pradesh and
that is why it is also called the GATEWAY OF UP. Ghaziabad district,
carved out of Meerut district in 14/11/1976.
Ghaziabad become Municipal Corporation on 31 August 1994 .The district of
Ghaziabad is situated in the middle of Ganga-Yamuna doab.
its length is 75 kms and its breadth is 37
kms.Ghaziabad is a growing
industrial city in the close proximity to Delhi. It became
the Industrial Hub of UP as well as an Educational Hub in