Etah is located at 27.63°N 78.67°E. It has an average elevation of 170 metres (557 feet). Etah's nearest district and surrounded by Budaun, Aligarh, Farrukhabad, Mainpuri, Firozabad, Mahamaya Nagar, Kasganj.Previously Kasganj was a part of district Etah. Kasganj was established on 15 April 2008 by separating Kasganj, Patiali and Sahawar tehsils from district Etah. There are 8 blocks Jaithara, Marehara, Nidhauli Kalan, Sakit, SheetalPur, Awagarh, Aliganj, Jalesar. Raja Ka rampur is also one major town there.
According to the 2011 census Etah district has a population of 1,761,152, roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia or the US state of Nebraska. 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 %
The primary occupation of the people of the district is agriculture. The area is situated between Ganga and Yamuna (Doaab) which is highly fertile land (Alluvial soil). The farmers are taking even three crops in a year. The water for irrigation is available round the year.Major Agricultural Products: Rice, wheat, barley, jowar, bajra, maize. Raja Ka Rampur is having good fertility for producing the Tobacco.
Nagar Panchayat in Etah - 5
Etah is a developing city. It is the district headquarter since the British times. National Highway 91 (India)(NH 91) passes through city Etah. The Padav maidan (open field ) is the field used for the army during army movements. Every Year this field is use for Ram-Lila at Dussehra in month September and October and for Exhibitions in month from December to February. Only these are the two events in a year when public of district Etah can enjoy the events like Kavisammelan, Dance competition and Fair.
Patna Pakshi Vihar Jaleshar, Bada Jain Mandir, Kailash Mandir, Hanumangarhi, Kaali Mandir, Soron (birthplace of Goswami Tulsi Das),
Janta Durga Mandir Vijaynagar, Pathwari Mandir.
The famous Kailash Mandir at Etah was built by King Dil Sukh Rai Bahadur and is 148 years old. Noah Kera village was famous for marriage of Lord Sri Krishna with Rukmini.
Bihar became the first state in India to have separate web page for every city and village in the state on its website www.brandbihar.com (Now www.brandbharat.com)
See the record in Limca Book of Records 2012 on Page No. 217