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Faizabad District

Faizabad is an administrative district of Uttar Pradesh with headquarters at Faizabad city. It forms a part of Faizabad division. The headquarters city Faizabad is situated on the banks of river Saryu and is considered as a sister city of Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Ram. The city of Ayodhya is known for its temples of Hindu religion. There are numerous sites to visit in and around Faizabad.

Attractions


Faizabad


Gulab Bari, Maqbura, Guptar Ghat, Military Temple.

Ayodhya


Temples : Hanuman Garhi, Ratna Sinhasan, kanak Bhawan, Rang Mahal, Mani Parvat, Shyama Sadan, Nageshwar Nath, Roop Kala - Divya Kala, Shugreev Kila, Chhotty Deokali.

Kund : Brahma Kund, Dant Dhawan Kund, Vidya Kund, Vibhishan Kund, Sita Kund, Vashitha Kund, Dashrath Kund, Brahaspati Kund, Suraj Kund, Hanuman Kund, Sonkar Kund.

Ghats : Nageshwar Ghat, Nirmochan Ghat, Vasudeo Ghat, Raj Ghat, Jhunki Ghat, Lakshman Ghat, Gola Ghat, Tulsidas Ghat, Ram Ghat, Chakratirth Ghat.

Gardens : Tulsi Udyan, Rishabhdev Rajghat Udyan, Ram ki Pairi, Ramkatha Park.

Facts & Figures



Area2,643 sq. km
Latitude26.47 N
Longitude82.12 E
Population (2001)1,68,4720
Males88, 7560
Females79, 7170
Literacy Rate30.40%
No. of Tehsil5
No. of Blocks11
No. of Villages1270
Average rainfall1035 mm
TemperatureMax.: 43.7 °C; Min.: 2.2 °C
Postal Code224001
STD Code0527


How to Reach


By Air : Faizabad has an Airport at Naka, near Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia University but no regular airlines services are available. Nearest airport is Lucknow (about 130 km away).

By Rail : Trains are available from Delhi, Lucknow, Varanasi and Allahabad. Some important trains passing through Faizabad are : Marudhar Express, Farakka Express, Sabarmati Express, Saryu Yamuna Express, Sadbhavana Express, Saket Express, Ganga Sutlej Express, Doon Express, Sealdah Express, Lucknow Chhapra Express

By Road : Faizabad is well connected by road to almost all important towns and cities in the state and also with the neighboring states. Buses ply regularly to/from Lucknow, Delhi and Gorakhpur and other places.

Distance Chart


Lucknow130 km
Varanasi200 km
Allahabad160 km
Gorakhpur140 km
Delhi636 km
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