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Sultanpur District


The Sultanpur City and the District have a same name. The District is situated on the banks of Gomti River.

It is said that this place was founded by Kusa, son of Lord Rama.

The headquarters of the district is the Sultanpur town. The district can also be called agrarian area as agriculture is the main occupation of people there.

The climate of Sultanpur is semi-arid with very hot summer and equally cold winter season. During the summer months i.e.May-June, the maximum temperature goes beyond 44 degrees Celcius and in winter months of Dec.-Jan. it is around 3-4 degrees.

Important Rivers


The important rivers of the district are River Gomti and Sai.

Attractions


Victoria Manzil and Christ Church, Devlok, Koond, Sitakund, Vijethua, Satthin Sharif, Dhopap, Pali, Kotwa, Koeripur,Lohramau.

Facts & Figures



Area4436 Sq. K.M.
Latitude26.15 N
Longitude82.05 E
Population (2001)3,190,926
Males1,611,936
Females1,578,990
Population density719 Per Sq. K.M.
Sex Ratio980
Literacy Rate56.90%
No. of Tehsil06
No. of Blocks23
No. of Villages2533 (1991)
Average rainfall1005 mm.
TemperatureMax.: 44.8 C
Postal Code228001
STD Code05362


How to Reach


By Air : The nearby airport is at Amhat which is at a distance of 5km from the city.

By Rail : Sultanpur is well connected by railways. There are direct train service of mail/express trains which connects the city to Delhi, Mumbai, Howrah, and other places in the neighbouring states.

By Road : The city is situated on the National Highway No. 56. And it is well connected by road to important cities. Some of the distances of the places are: 141 km from Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh and about 180 Km from Holi city Varanasi. State highway connects it from Allahabad, 96 km.

Delux and State Road Transport buses as well as local taxis are available frequently for these places.
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