Bareilly was founded in 1537 by Bans Deo and Barel Deo, the
two sons of Jagat Singh Katheriya, who founded a village called Jagatpur,
a name which is still retained by one of the localities of the old city.
The district of Bareilly forms a part of the Rohilkhand
Division and is named after its headquarter city, the foundation of which
can be dated sometime in the first half of the sixteenth century.
Bareilly- Location of
The city of Bareilly is located about 248 KMs East to New Delhi in the
Uttar Pradesh (UP) province of India. The geographical location is between Lat.28� 1' & 28� 54' N and Long. 78� 58' & 79� 47' E. The
distance from various cities of India can be had from the distance
Bareilly- How to Reach
The city of Bareilly is well connected to major cities of India through
Railways and Road Route. Though there is a aerodrome, but at present no
flight is available directly to Bareilly. The nearest airport are Lucknow
(250 KMs) and New Delhi (250 KMs), which are well connected to
international air routes and frequent flights are available for all