This district is situated between two important cities
Allahabad, which is also known as "Prayag", and Kanpur of state Uttar Pradesh . This is well connected with those cities
by train route and by road also . The distance from Allahabad is 117 Km and from
Kanpur is 76 Km by railway . The north boundry of the district is limited by river Ganga
and southern is ended with river Yamuna .
In the Vedik era the region of this district was known as "Antardesh",
which means the fertile area between two big rivers . Later, it was known as
"Madhyadesh" which means central region . The northern region of the district is
influenced with "Avadhi" culture while southern part shows effect of
the "Bundelkhand" . The region of Fatehpur was included in the district Vatsa,
which was one among sixteen districts described in the Baudh literature .
modern Fatehpur has been divided in three sub-divisions:-
At the lower level, the district has been
further sub divided into thirteen "Development Blocks" & six
Urban/Town areas :-
1. Fatehpur N.P.P.
4. Khaga T.A.
5. Kishunpur T.A. 6. Koda Jahanabad
T.A. 7. Hathgam T.A.
There are 1352 populated, 169 non-populated villages,Total 1521 villages in Fatehpur &
840 Gram Panchayats in the district .