Hardoi is the district headquarters town of Hardoi District
. The town is about 110 km north-west of Lucknow
. A market for grain and other crops, Hardoi has some industries including sugar milling, processing of potassium nitrate and woodworking. Its surrounding area is a level plain bordered by the Ganges River
and drained by its tributaries.
Some of the remarkable places in and around Hardoi are Mallawan,
Sandila and Ruiyaa.
The nearest airport is at Lucknow and Hardoi Railway Station lies north-west of Lucknow on the Northern Railways.