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Chandauli District


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Chandauli District

Chandauli is an administrative district of Uttar Pradesh with its headquarters located at Chandauli town. The district derives its name from the founder, Chandra Sah, a Barhaulia Rajput of the family of Narotam Rai, and his descendants, Shujan Sah and Bhupat Sah, who built the fort which is now in ruins.

Chandauli district is bounded on the east by Bihar State, on the north-east by Ghazipur District, South by Sonebhadra District, South-east by Bihar and on the South-West Mirzapur. Karmanasa River separates the district from Bihar State.


Monuments : Dhanapur Martyr Memorial, Baba Kinaram Sacred Place, Chakiya Kali Mandir, Baba Latifshah.

Waterfalls :

  • Rajdari
  • Devdari
  • Aurvatard
  • Karmasha Waterfall

Lakes :

  • Chandraprabha
  • Bhaisoda
  • Naugarh
  • Mushakhard
  • Latifshah and others

Facts & Figures

Area 2484.70 sq. km
Latitude 24° 56' to 25° 35' north
Longitude 81° 14' to 84° 24' east
Population (1991) 1148732
No. of Tehsil 03
No. of Blocks 09
No. of Villages 1633
Postal Code 232104
STD Code 05412

How to Reach

By Air : The nearest airport is Babatpur in Varanasi, approximately 40 km away from Mughal Sarai. There is a direct, daily flight connection from Varanasi and New Delhi.

By Rail : The nearest major railway stations are Mughal Sarai and Varanasi, located 8 km and 15 km respectively. Chandauli is served by trains from all metros and major cities across the country.

By Road : Chandauli is well connected by a network of well maintained roads to most parts of the state. Government owned buses and private buses ply regularly to almost all parts of the state.

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