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Ghazipur District

Ghazipur district forms the eastern part of the Varanasi Division. The River Ganges from one side and Karmnasa from other side divided it from Bihar State. It is bounded on Ballia and Bihar State in east, Jaunpur, Varansi and Azamgarh in west, Mau and Ballia in north and the Chandauli in south. The boundaries are generally conventional though at places they are marked by natural feature.

The Ghazipur garlanded by Ganga, Karmnasa and Gomti, that makes this locality stronger in economic and geographic condition. The total geographic area of this district is 3384 Sq. Km. Ghazipur is embellished with picturesque geographical environs. This Place is a part of mid gangetic plain. Total area is approx. 3, 33,209 Hectare in which 2, 52,824 Hectare is for Agriculture purpose.

Attractions


Ajrara (Tahsil Hapur), Bahadurgarh (Tahsil Garh), Dasna (Tahsil Ghazipur), Dhaulana (Tahsil Ghazipur), Faridnagar (Tahsil Modi Nagar), Hapur (pargana and tahsil Hapur), Jalalabad (Tahsil Ghazipur), Loni (pargana Loni, tahsil Ghazipur) Modinagar (tahsil Modinagar), Mohan Nagar (Tahsil Ghazipur), Murad Nagar (Tahsil Modinagar).

Facts & Figures



Area3377 sq. km
Latitude25° 19' and 25° 54' North
Longitude83° 4' and 83° 58' East
Population30, 49,337 (2001)
Tehsils05
Blocks16
Nyay Panchyat193
Villages1050
Muncipal Corporation03
Nagar Panchayat05
Average Rain Fall1034 mm
TemperatureMax. 42.1° C; Min. 4° C
PIN Code233001
STD Code0548


How to Reach


Ghazipur district is close to Holy city Varanasi, it is known for its bravery and spiritual glory. It is well connected with major cities of India by railways and by roads and it is on the way of the newly constructed Buddhist Circuit from Sarnath to Kushinagar at National Highway-29, which is a main attraction for Buddhist pilgrims, as it is the main center of preaches and sermon of Lord Buddha. This place is about 75 kms from Varansi. The nearest Air Port is Babatpur in Varanasi, which is just 70 kms away from here, where the daily flights for all the major cities and for Kathmandu, Nepal is available. Bus Route from Varanasi, Allahabad, Lucknow and Gorakhpur is available at regular intervals of times.
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