Agra, former province, N central India. The presidency, or province, of Agra was created in 1833 when the British partitioned the Bengal presidency. In 1836, Agra was renamed the North West Province. In 1877, Agra and Oudh were placed under one administrator, and in 1902 they became the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh. The city of Agra (1991 pop. 948,063), Uttar Pradesh state, is on the Yamuna River. An important rail and air junction, commercial center, and a district administrative headquarters, it is noted for shoes, glass products, handicrafts, carpets, and historic architecture. The present city was established (1566) by Akbar and was long a Mughal capital. Under Shah Jahan (1628-58), the magnificent Taj Mahal was built. Other notable historic buildings are Akbar's fort, the Pearl Mosque, and the Great Mosque (within the fort). Excavation and restoration of the Moonlight Gardens began in the 1990s. Agra's importance diminished after the court moved to Delhi in 1658. During the decline of the Mughal empire, the city frequently changed rulers until 1803, when it was annexed by the British. From 1836 to 1858 it was the capital of the North West Province. Agra Univ. is in the city.
Agra is a city in Phillips County, Kansas, United States. The population was 306 at the 2000 census.


Agra is located at (39.760686, -99.119592).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 306 people, 131 households, and 89 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,099.6 people per square mile (422.0/km²). There were 173 housing units at an average density of 621.7/sq mi (238.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.69% White, 0.33% Native American, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 131 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,250, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $26,944 versus $16,429 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,960. About 8.5% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.7% of those sixty five or over.


External links

General Information
* Agra at Blue SkywaysCity Level Data
* Kansas Statistical Abstract

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