Faizabad

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Faizabad (Fyzabad) is a city and District Uttar Pradesh, India.

Location

It is situated on the banks of river Ghaghra (locally known as Saryu).

Origin of name

History

The earliest reference made to Faizabad is said to be in the Ramayana, in which the city is referred to as Saket, the mythical private estate of King Dashrath, father of Lord Rama but the other sources indicate that Saket, which means Heaven in Sanskrit, is the ancient name of holy city of Ayodhya not Faizabad.

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