Nestled on the banks of the Yamuna River, Agra is a historic city situated in Uttar Pradesh. Agra is the fourth-most crowded city in Uttar Pradesh and the twenty-third most crowded city in India.Once served as the Capital of the Mughal empire, Agra has been ruled by Mughal Emperors Babur (Mīrzā Zahīr ud-Dīn Muhammad), Humayun (Nasir-ud-Din Muhammad), Akbar(Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar), Jahangir (Nur-ud-Din Muhammad Salim) and Shah Jahan (Shihab-ud-Din Muhammad Khurram). Under the control of the Mughals,Agra became a hub for learning, religion, arts, and, commerce, and witnessed the construction of the Agra Fort, Sikandra, and Agra's most crowned monument, the Taj Mahal considered the ‘Symbol of Love’.
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Certainly, the best time to visit Agra is in the winter season. Duringthisseason, the tour will be much more enjoyable in comparison to other seasons. The maximum temperature during this season is around 32° C, and in December and January, the minimum temperature falls to 2° C. Thus, the most preferred time to visit Agra is between October to November.
January is the coldest month in Agra City.
Hindi and Urdu is the most spoken language in Agra. After the two languages,the Punjabi language is also spoken by many.
The former name of Agra is Akbarabād.