Place:Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India


Alt namesAjodhyasource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 18
Awadhsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) I, 751
Ayodhyāsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) I, 751
Ayodhyāsource: Wikipedia
Oudhsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) I, 751
Saketasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) I, 751
TypeCity or town
Coordinates26.783°N 82.2°E
Located inUttar Pradesh, India
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Ayodhya (; , IAST Ayodhyā), also known as Saket, is an ancient city of India, believed to be the birthplace of Rama and setting of the epic Ramayana. It is adjacent to Faizabad city at the south end in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Ayodhya used to be the capital of the ancient Kosala Kingdom. It has an average elevation of .

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