About Allahabad - Uttar Pradesh
Allahabad is located in the southern part of the Uttar Pradesh state, & stands at the confluence of the Ganga (Ganges), and Yamuna rivers. Allahabad is located at a distance of 202 Kms from Lucknow.
The name was given to the city by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1583. Its English rendering is Allahabad, implying a naming based on Allah ("the god" or "God"), God's Arabic reference in Islam. However this is not case as the city's actual name, and the way it is spoken and written in India, is Iiahabad; ilah being Arabic for "a god" (in this context from Din-i-Ilahi, the religion founded by Akbar), and "-abad" is Persian for "prosperous place of".
How to Reach Allahabad:
By Air : Allahabad has an airport which is 13 kms away.
By Rail : Allahabad has Railway station well with city limits.
By Road : Allahabad is well connected by State Transport buses & Private bus services.