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Gonda District

Gonda is an administrative district of Uttar Pradesh with its headquarters located at Gonda town. It is also the head quarter of Devi Patan division. The District Balrampur makes its northern boundaries.

In the west it is bounded by district Bahraich and on the east by the district Basti. In the south it is separated from district’s Bara Banki and Faizabad by the river Ghaghara. The territory covered by the present district of Gonda formed part of the ancient kingdom of Kosala.

Attractions


Swami Narain Chhapia, Paska (Sukar Khet), Varahi Dev, Prash, Tirrey Manorama, Prithvi Nathan Mahadeo, Jhali Dham, Parvati Mahadeo, Colonelganj Sakraura, Gonda.

Facts & Figures



Area4448 sq. km
Latitude26º 47' and 27º 20' north
Longitude81º 30' and 82º 46' east
Population (2001)2,765,754
Males1,456,460
Females1,309,294
Population density625 per sq. km
Sex Ratio899
Literacy Rate42.99%
Average rainfall1151.80 mm
Postal Code271001
STD Code05262


How to Reach


By Air : The airport nearest to Gonda is Lucknow, which is well connected to almost all the major cities of India.

By Road : There is a good road network joining Sravasti and Gonda to all major cities of Uttar Pradesh.
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