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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Faizabad is a city on the banks of river Saryu in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Faizabad has a sister city Ayodhya, considered to be the birthplace of Lord Ram. Faizabad was the fist capital of Nawabs of Oudh. Asaf-ud-Daula, son of Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula made Lucknow the capital of Oudh.
 
Faizabad and Ayodhya have a great heritage and have many monumental sites. The city of Ayodhya is known for its temples of Hindu religion. In Faizabad city there are many monuments of Nawabs, like tomb of Bahu Begum, Gulab-bari and many more. Ayodhya is also the birth place of first Tirthankar of the Jain religion, Shri Rishabh Dev. He is known as the father of Jain religion.
 
There are two Universities in Faizabad District, Dr.Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University Avadh University and Narendra Dev University of Ariculture and Technology. The population of the city was 208,164 inhabitants in the year 2001. The Town of Fyzabad in Trinidad and Tobago is named after Faizabad in India, when indentured labourers from Uttar Pradesh were taken to the island of Trinidad.

Faizabad experiences a boom with day tourists, owing to the clear air, town character with rich culture, high quality of life and conspicuously original history. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people also combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in India.

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