The city was originally known as ‘Vyagprastha’ - Land of Tigers (because of the population of tigers found many centuries ago). There are many versions of the story as to how the city derived it’s name.. One version states that the city’s original name was ‘Vyagprasth’, while according to another version, the city has derived its name from the Hindi word ‘Vakyaprasth’, which means place of delivering speeches. Inspired by such words and versions, the city was finally named ‘BAGHPAT’ or ‘BAGPAT’ during the Mughal Era Fact Files:District Bagpat is one of the district of Uttar Pradesh.The city is Located on the banks of river Yamuna at 28O57’ North Latitude and 77O13’ East Longitude.It is 52 KM from Meerut City and is on the main Delhi – Sharanpur Highway around 40 KM from Delhi.In the north of the district baghpat there is district Muzaffarnagar,in the south district Ghaziabad,in the west river Yamuna and district Rohtak of Harayana.The shape of the district Bagpat is rectangular which area is more in north to south than east to west.It is very closely located to (around 40 Km) the national capital New Delhi. Area :- 1321 Sq Km Population :- 1163991

Convenience Distance Nearest Airport : IGI,Delhi-80KM Nearest Railway Station: Bagpat Road-Aggarwal Mandi (Tatiri) 2KM Nearest Bus Stand Bagpat -Meerut Road Distance to Nearby Town Khekra : 11KM Baraut : 24 KM Distance to Other Places Baghpat to Delhi :    40KM Baghpat to Meerut    52KM Baghpat to Ghaziabad:    55 KM Baghpat to Saharanpur:    128KM Baghpat to Lucknow:    510KM